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Scan showed normal g sac and normal yolk but no fetal heart. Second scan scheduled. Need for worry?

My wife is 32 yrs and she was had an D n C last year in 0ct 2011.but now she has concieved again n is 7th weeks . we did a Scan on 22 oct 2012 and the scan showed Normal g Sac and normal yolk sac but no Fetal heart . Now the docs has asked to come for another scan on 29 oct 2102. should i be worried ? Is it a matter of concern??? She has been prescribed HCG 2500 after every 3 days , also taking dalehep injection daily with ecosprin 75.
Asked On : Sun, 28 Oct 2012
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Hello there.

There can be two possibilities.

Firstly, your wife gestational age might be lesser than what has been calculated that is she might not be 7 weeks in term of growth of the baby.
In such a case you should not be worried. As your doctor has called for a repeat ultrasound , its possible that the heart rate is visualized this time.

The other possibility can be that you have a non viable fetus where in abortion occurs. But before coming to this conclusion, I would suggest you to follow your doctor's advice and get the repeat scan done.

Take care.
Answered: Mon, 29 Oct 2012
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