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A 27-year-old female asked:

Have all symptoms of pragnency my blood hcg came -ve, periods suppose to come yesterday but 4days b4 got brown spots. blood hcg can b false?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Neg HCG spotting: Follow up with an ob-gyn/urgent care/ER within 24-48 hours. You might benefit from a sonogram. Could be you were pregnant and the fetus died so the blood HCG after a few days/a week goes to negative. A sonogram would check for retained parts in the uterus or tubes. Most likely would repeat the HCG as well.
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