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7 weeks pregnant. Ultrasound done, unable to see anything, baby might be growing outside uterus. Cause of worry?

hello my name is i am 18 years old and am pregnant ... i had an ultra sound at 7weeks but they wernt able to see anything they even told me the baby might be outside the uterus ... what would the risk be? am i in danger..? and why wernt they able to see my baby? am i pregnant? i havent had my period since the last week of september and this has never happend to me before? is it to early to see a baby growing inside of me? i am really scared please help!
Asked On : Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
I appreciate your query.
Please do not panic.
Your pregnancy can be easily confirmed by performing a urine ( HCG ) pregnancy test, or if that still leaves you in doubt, by a HCG estimation in the blood.
If your ultrasound was performed competently, you should have a clear idea whether you are pregnant or not.
You need to post your entire ultrasound report here.
Possibility is that there is no pregnancy, or early pregnancy that is not yet seen ( though at 7 weeks, it is quite clear )
If there is pregnancy outside the uterus, ( ectopic pregnancy ), in that case also, the ultrasound should clearly tell you if that is the situation.
Ectopic pregnancy puts you at risk, definitely, and you require urgent consultation with a gynecologist.
Please put up your ultrasound report in detail for further clarification.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 11 Dec 2012
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