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Pregnancy ultrasound not able to detect fetal heartbeat. Any suggestions?

Dear Sir Now my wife is pregnant for 7.6 weeks, we had an TVS ultrasound @ less than 6week stage doctor able to find that fetal heartbeat again yesterday night we had gone through the same ultrasound process but this time doctor is not able to find the fetal heartbeat and suggested me to do TVS from any other nursing home or to wait for another week. Please suggest.
Asked On : Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2012
Hello, Welcome to HCM, I am Dr. Das

Look, absence of heartbeat at this stage of pregnancy indicates possibility of missed abortion.

You should wait for a week. Then do an ultrasound scan again. If the report is within normal limit, then it is alright, otherwise you have to go for dilation and evacuation.

So, wait for one more week and then consult with your treating doctor again.

Answered: Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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OBGYN Dr. Mrs Sumeet Baheti's  Response
Hello there,
Thanks for writing to HCM,
I would suggest you to get ultrasound done from one more Sonologist, to be sure about viability of pregnancy, as the heart beat was detected previously and now it is not seen.
Hope this will be helpful to you.
Dr. Mrs. Sumeet Baheti
Answered: Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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