Im about 6 weeks apx pregs but on ultrasound only a sac was present but nothing inside, my hcg is 26,000 theyve said this is more than likely a Blighted Ovum, Could they be wrong??

Though lots of us haven’t

Though lots of us haven’t heard of it until it happens to us, a blighted ovum is actually a fairly common pregnancy complication. Also known as an embryonic pregnancy, a blighted ovum refers to the failure of the fetus to develop despite the fact that normal conception, implantation and growth of the placenta having taken place. Credited as causing 50% to 60% of all first trimester miscarriages, a blighted ovum will always end in pregnancy loss within the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Most women who have a blighted ovum will feel as though they are pregnant. This is because normal fertilization and implantation occur causing a placenta to develop which leads to the production of hCG, the "pregnancy hormone."
Doctors think that chromosomal abnormalities cause blighted ovums.

How can you be sure? Keep track of your pregnancy symptoms. Women with a blighted ovum often notice a decrease in their pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, fatigue and breast tenderness. This decrease results from the decreasing level of the pregnancy hormone, hCG. While your hCG is high, it will probably begin decreasing soon if it is a blighted ovum. You will probably be scheduled for another ultrasound and bloodwork in a week or a few days to confirm. In most cases of a blighted ovum, you will begin spotting as well.
I am so very sorry.

they could be. the same

they could be. the same thing happened to me at 5 weeks. it freaked me out. then i had an ultra sound at 10 weeks and there he baby boy! try a different ultrasound lab. be patient, good luck.


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