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is this an ectopic pregnancy?

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notsoold Mon 25-Feb-13 21:06:06

Yesterday I started having cramps about 6pm....not so painful as periods cramps but only on my right side.
No other symptoms and otherwise well...
I went to epu today and because I am 6+2 they dod some blood tests and told me to come home. They thought that at 6+2 a heartbeat might not showed in a scan and I would stress even more...
The epu phoned tonight and told me to book a scan tomorrow and that the hcg result was 5163...
Should I be worried???
Can it be ectopic with that result??
Ps I am 41..

notsoold Sat 09-Mar-13 21:57:33

Thank you!!!
Honey you are totally right.... Had she been a bit more impartial I wouldn't be so down ....

Guntie...thanks hun!!!

Having a little thank you smile

HavingALittleFaithBaby Sat 09-Mar-13 08:55:34

Oh that's great news! smile Hold on to that hope!

Guntie Fri 08-Mar-13 21:33:18

notso Congratulations!!! So pleased to hear that!

honey86 Fri 08-Mar-13 21:30:07

congrats hunni grin although im abit shocked that she said such a rash thing like its more certain to not be viable blush talk about positivity hmm thanks

notsoold Fri 08-Mar-13 21:10:29

smile thanks

1500mmania Fri 08-Mar-13 19:29:53

Great news I'm so happy for you gringringringringringringrin

notsoold Thu 07-Mar-13 17:19:42

Thank you...the stress levels were sky high! I just don't think I will totally relax until I am holding the

Cavort Thu 07-Mar-13 17:05:26

Fantastic news Notsoold, I'm sure you are thrilled after a difficult 2 weeks smile

Knitella Thu 07-Mar-13 16:55:02

Just read this thread for the first time - so pleased for you notsoold!! Brilliant news.

SunshineOutdoors Thu 07-Mar-13 12:19:39

Hi, I just read this thread feeling sad and I'm so happy to read your last post. I bet you are too! Good luck with your pregnancy, I hope all goes well for you smile

notsoold Thu 07-Mar-13 11:14:15

Just an update...
I had another scan today and they found the fetal pole with a heartbeat.
Everything measuring around 6 weeks instead of my almost 8 but I was told not tp worry..
smile very happy!!!! Early days I know but I am very happy!!!
Thank you for holding my hand!

notsoold Thu 28-Feb-13 22:10:25

Beckie....thank you! I need as many finfers crossed as possible. The fact that they told me the gestacional sac was 12mm ( about 6weeks) and yolk sac but no fetal pole is concerning...
It put either the pregnancy back or ( much worse... Not a viable pregnancy.
I am preparing myself for the worst, not because I am giving up on this pg, but because when I asked if it might be ok and if I got my dates wrong, she said "yes ....but it is more certain that it is not going to be a viable pregnancy....
Hope she is wrong!!!
I am glad you had a good result smile

beckie90 Thu 28-Feb-13 21:27:09

Daft phone, was meant to finish, fingers crossed for you xx

beckie90 Thu 28-Feb-13 21:26:23

So sorry goosey sad

Notsoold, just wanted to say, my pregnancy at 5+4 was only showing a sac no yolk or anything, they obviously thought the worse, went back 12 days later and there was a baby with a heartbeat. Finger

notsoold Thu 28-Feb-13 17:12:31

Goosey.... I am so sorry.... Take care of yourself... Xxx

goosey123 Thu 28-Feb-13 13:15:00

Thanks for asking notsoold. I wish I could post some positive uplifting news, but unfortunately it hasn't worked out for me this time. The scan showed no development. In a way it has helped having the 2 weeks to prepare myself, and I'm still really glad I had those positive stories to cling on to. I really hope you are doing OK with the awful wait x

notsoold Wed 27-Feb-13 15:13:15

goosey how did it go today???

chairman thank be truthful I am trying to keep calm ( if not positive about a happy outcome) but without success....
For sure it will be a long week

ChairmanWow Wed 27-Feb-13 07:40:50

I'm so sorry for all the worry you're going through notso. Please try not to worry too much about your symptoms - I've always found with my pregnancies that you get days when they seem to have eased off and days when they feel stronger.

Will be thinking of you and keeping fingers crossed for a strong, healthy heartbeat.

notsoold Wed 27-Feb-13 00:46:36

Thank you all....
1500 you are absolutely right hope is in tatters....

* havingalittle honey* thank you... Xxx

Icanonly thank you for sharing your story. Please do you mind telling me if your symptoms continued during the wait? Your story is a balm to me, although I must confess that I am so disheartened and have cried pretty much all evening.
Even my symptoms disappeared and that reinforces the thought that everything is going downhill... ( sorryfor the pessimism...)

goosey good luck tomorrow hun..
Fx for you. I hope tomorrow to be more optimistic.... Did you keep your symptoms???

goosey123 Tue 26-Feb-13 20:46:12

I know how hard the 2 week wait is, I have my re scan tomorrow after a scan 2 weeks ago showed 4 to 5 week sac, when my LMP put me at 7 weeks. Although I think I've remained realistic about what I will hear tomorrow , stories like the previous poster (sorry can't remember name, on phone..) have helped me get through. I started a similar thread 2 weeks ago about no heartbeat at 7 weeks, and so many people posted positive stories. It stopped me completely despairing. All the best x

Icanonlytry Tue 26-Feb-13 20:32:55

I went through the same, suspected ectopic, I thought I was 7-8 weeks but although the yolk sac could be seen there was no visible fetal pole or heartbeat so I was either only 4-5 weeks or pregnancy was not viable, had to go back 10 days later for another scan where ds could be seen clearly, strong, healthy heartbeat and was measuring 7+2 so although I was not as far as I originally thought baby had grown quickly in the 10 days.
I know how awful the wait is and how easy it is to fear the worst but I hope my story helps you see that the scan today does not mean it is definitely bad news, ds is now 20 months and full of mischief fun.

honey86 Tue 26-Feb-13 20:22:42

aww hunni sad massive hugs and fx for your scan xx

HavingALittleFaithBaby Tue 26-Feb-13 20:11:45

Oh that's the awful thing with early scans sad no clear answer...hang in there notso. I really hope it's a growy baby on your next scan.

1500mmania Tue 26-Feb-13 20:02:53

Sorry iPhone posted too soon

I hope that it all works out in 2weeks but completely understand how your feeling about not wanting to get your hopes up. Look after yourself, try and rest xxxxxxxxx

1500mmania Tue 26-Feb-13 20:01:08

Oh gosh, I'm so sorry. How upsetting for you I'm h

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