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has anyone had a high hcg and then found out they had a blighted ovum?

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Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Blighted ovum is still a pregnancy and HCG is produced resulting in positive pregnancy test. The actual level of HCG is not helpful in making a diagnosis of blighted ovum.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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