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a pregnancy test can say positive after a miscarriage

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
I'm really sorry...: To hear about your miscarriage. At home urine pregnancy tests measure the hormone HCG which goes up during pregnancy. These are still be elevated af ... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Relax.: First off, how do you know you had a miscarriage? Did you see a physician? Did (s)he perform a pelvic sonogram? Secondly, why are you still checking u ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant ?: If a "home pregnancy test" is positive, it may be normal to have "spotting" occasionally in early pregnancy, but see your OB provider to be certain th ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bad obstetric Hx: I would be concerned due to previous obstetric history. Please see your GP for ultrasound. Have to worry about threatening miscarriage.Need to exclude ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Miscarriage: Sounds likely with heavy bleeding and cramping you describe. Take care.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jaime Lopez
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4-6 wks: Depending on when the miscarriage occurs, you pregnancy test can stay positive for up to 30-45 days, .
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Depend when ovulate: To become pregnant, women have to ovulate. This can occur very soon or months later after pregnancy or miscarriage. If you ovary sends out an egg, th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Burch
28 years experience Pathology
Need to repeat test: Loght bleeding during pregnancy doesn't necessarily mean a miscarriage, but it could. A pregnancy test can stay positive for a few days after a miscar ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
22 years experience Family Medicine
Now: Need prenatal vitamins as soon as possible if not already taking the prenatal vitamins. This is a high pregnancy secondary to your age and early mon ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You : You likely miscarried as your pregnancy test was positive and is now negative after heavy bleeding. A blood pregnancy test is more sensitive than a u ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doubtful : It is unlikely that this is a new pregnancy just 11 days after a D&C done for a miscarriage. The HCG which is what a pregnancy test detects takes ... Read More
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