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A 26-year-old female asked:

I was told i was having a miscarriage. 2 weeks on and off bleeding, stopped now. pregnancy test still saying pregnant. why is that?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
please see your gyn: U need an exam a quant bhcg and an ultrasound , depending on how high the beta HCG got, it can take a while for it to go to less than 5, also you want to make sure u do not have any retained tissue which would give u a perisitent+ bhcg also u want to r/o the uncommon occurence of a molar pregnancy so please see your obgyn.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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