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Nothing on the ultrasound

Hello- I tested positive on a pregnancy test at home and at the OBGYN.  However the doctor could not see anything on the ultrasound.   She thinks it is too early but I am worried.   How many weeks along do you have to be to see the sac?  She took blood work yesterday and I am going back tomorrow.   I am very worried can you please help?
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Hi!
If you were my patient, I would do a quantitative beta hcg.  If the level is over 2000 I would expect to see something on transvaginal ultrasound.
If the level is less, I wouldn't expect to see much of anything.  Usually this level corresponds to about 5-6 weeks or even a bit earlier.
The follow up blood test will be very helpful!
Good luck!
Dr B
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The same thing happened to me. I went in for stomach pains and they said i was pregnant. They did a transvaginal ultrasound and could not find anything. Unfortunately they told me I had a miscarriage. But to go back the next day to get my beta level checked and to go back in a week for another ultrasound. When they did the ultrasound there was a yolk sack. Now im 31w 3d and my pregnancy is 100% perfect! So dont worry too much :)
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I had the same problem...I had the ultrasound done,nothing seen...then after a week,sac and yolk sac and fetal pole were seen,guess I ovulated later in cycle,now am about 7weeks
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thank you so much.  did you have cramping similar to your period in the early early stages?  it is not painful but the doctor said cramping is normal.
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this is my first time pregnant and also the first time i actually knew when i was ovulating and tried.  Therefore, part of me was even surprised at two positive tests.  do you know how early pregnancy tests read a positive result?  is it possible that i could only be 2-3 weeks?
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Congratulations!!  You must be so excited!  Congrats!
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I am about 9 weeks prego.. and the doc told me I am going to be having a miscarrage because there was no heart beat.. I didn't start spotting until they performed a vaginal u/s.. everything seems to be on time except for my babies heart beat.. can I get some advice on what I should do because I'm really scared and stressed
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At 6 weeks my baby loomed like a tiny dot...dont worry!
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I had a normal belly scan at 8 weeks there was a tiny baby if it wasn't pointed out to me i wouldn't have seen it i also heard the heart beat.
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hi. its okay to be a little bit scared in yur predicament. the same thing happend with me with my first daughter. yu should ask them to test yu for a ectopic pregnancy. thts wat they did for me. but about a week or so later evrything waz normal and turned out fine. inow have a 2yr old daughter and trying to conceive my second. : ) good luck. hope things turn out for the best for yu.
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Any news?
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I had no cramps at all...but did have bloating a lot. I had another ultrasound done and saw the heartbeat... Its also my first..but really,don't stress... It might be just too early to see anything,by 6weeks a sac and yolk sac should be seen
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I was 4 weeks when I had my first ultrasound my baby looked like a little peanut I'm 33 weeks and 6 days now...hope they find the baby next time you get an ultrasound
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There is nothing to worry about although that sounds strange. Just relax, you'll find out soon enough and you may be to early to see with the ultrasound so fingers crossed everything is fine.
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I had an ultrasound at 8weeks 5 days and they couldn't see anything. They had to do a transvaginal ultrasound where we were able to see and hear the heartbeat. I didn't have any bleeding after that, but they told me it was normal to have bleeding and not to be alarmed if I did. I had a lot of cramping too, which they said was normal as well. Good luck!
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im soo confused , I haven't had my period since October 20th I took 3 test in the end of November they all came back positive my stomach isn't getting big I went to the doctor and got blood work im still waiting to find out im nervous because I can't wait to find out if im pregnant
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im soo confused , I haven't had my period since October 20th I took 3 test in the end of November they all came back positive my stomach isn't getting big I went to the doctor and got blood work im still waiting to find out im nervous because I can't wait to find out if im pregnant
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I had a miscarriage in july 2013 and had a d&c 30 july.. I got 3 full AF and tested yesterday that I am preg.. very faint positive.. tomorrow going to doctor lets see what comes up..What movements I should avoid to have a successful pregnancy.. I am worried.. the previous one was due to baby stop growing at 6w2days..guide me if anyone have any experience.. This is my first pregnancy
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I am about 4w3d by my last period and im having cramping as well. Its really feels lik im on my period minus the bleeding. I also had a negative ultrasound but im not wprried because my pregnant tests keep gettinh darker and darker. I jus take that as a sign hcg levels are still increasing.
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I am about 4w3d by my last period and im having cramping as well. Its really feels lik im on my period minus the bleeding. I also had a negative ultrasound but im not wprried because my pregnant tests keep gettinh darker and darker. I jus take that as a sign hcg levels are still increasing.
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I am about 4w3d by my last period and im having cramping as well. Its really feels lik im on my period minus the bleeding. I also had a negative ultrasound but im not wprried because my pregnant tests keep gettinh darker and darker. I jus take that as a sign hcg levels are still increasing.
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My tests came up positive the pee had barely moved up the stick so going by dr and last period I was 7 weeks anyways 4 weeks later go for ultrasound thinking im almost 13 weeks (hooray 1st trimester almost over) nope according to ultrasound I was only 9 weeks so 3 weeks behind so made it 2 -3 wks when test was positive...
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I also have cramping its just your uterus making room for your baby to grow
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I'm 4 weeks pregnant and the same thing happen me as well.. If I'm correct it's 5 or 6 week when you see your baby.. Good luck:)
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