A 37-year-old member asked:
I had undergone an abortion by medicine 10 days ago, but still the pregnancy kit shows positive. what does this mean?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Allison Urrutiaanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Still positive preg: After a medical abortion, it can take several week for the pregnancy hormone to drop to zero. You should be using contraception until you doctor confirms a negative test.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
I had undergone an abortion by medicine before 10 days, still the pregnancy kit shows positive?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Landi Hallorananswered
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Two possibilities: If it's only a few days after the medicine, the hormone levels could be decreasing over time. A home test only checks to see if there are any pregnancy hormone levels at all, not if they are the same, more, or less than the last home test. Only a blood test can tell you if the hormone levels are going down. Or, the medicine may not have worked and you may still be pregnant. Talk to your doctor.
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Last updated Mar 29, 2015
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