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Pregnant, ultrasound shows fetal pole, gastational sac, yolk sac but no heart beat, yellowish discharge

hi i m pregnant i went for my 1st us on 7.5.12 the tech told me she could see the fetal pole , gastational sac, yolk sac but no heart beat. i shuld be 8.3 as per lmp but the us showed 6.3. i ve lost all my perg symptoms. i was told to come after 1 week but i didnt go as i m scared. from yesterday i ve started some yellowish discharge on my panty. what shud i do. i dont want to go for D&C
Asked On : Fri, 18 May 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response

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Since no heart beat was visible on the ultrasound scan and the sac size wqas 2 weeks smaller than the period of amenorrhea, missed abortion is likely. You need to go for a repeat scan to confirm the diagnosis. In case you do not want to have D&C, you can wait at home for a spontaneous expulsion.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Fri, 18 May 2012
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Radiologist Dr. Gaganjit Khurana's  Response
I am sorry to hear of your discomfort .
As there was no heart beat the tech called you again in a week so as to repeat the ultrasound . If still there is no heart beat it means an abortion has occurred and you may need to get a D and E . Thus please do not delay and get an ultrasound at the earliest .
Regards .
Answered: Tue, 22 May 2012
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