A 30-year-old female asked:
5. week pregnancy. hcg level went from 986 to 756 in 48 hours, no bleeding, no other symptoms of misscarriage. embryo has no heartbeat. what to expect?
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Dr. Peter Baumannanswered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Miscarriage: when an embryo can be seen on ultrasound and the hCG concentration is below 1500, and on top of it is trending down, Then this is an ominous sign - this pregnancy will likely end in a miscarriage.
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