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Scan report came with gestational sacs. Suggested for termination. Any possibility to continue?

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Hi, my last menstrual period is on oct 23rd (my cycle is 27 days). they did vaginal scan 2 weeks back...i had 2 gestational sacs measuring 9.3mm and 9.2mm... today i had another vaginal scan and i have 2 gestational sacs measuring 1.8 and 1.75 cm but no yolk sac and no heart beat... doc said no hopes of healthy pregnancy and i shud go for D&C or medical termination... we want to go for one more last u/s next week.. pls let us know whether we shud go for termination... wil there be any chance to have yolk sac and heart beat after one week?
Tue, 8 Jan 2013 in Pregnancy
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rhea Chanda 11 minutes later
Hi XXXXXXX
By your dates you are almost 8 weeks pregnant by now.Normally in pregnancy, cardiac activity appears my 6-7 weeks. In twins it should definitely appear by 6 weeks.
I agree with your doctor that chances of a live pregnancy are less.You may end up with a missed abortion. You can of course,wait another week and repeat the ultrasound.But you need to remember that chances of getting a positive result are low.
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