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A 22-year-old female asked:

It's been a month since miscarriage and i've been bleeding for two weeks straight two weeks after miscarriage. i took an equate pregnancy test and its still showing pregnant. ultrasound shows its all complete. what's going on?

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Dr. Edward Jacobs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
It takes a few weeks: It takes a few weeks for the beta HCG level to drop after a miscarriage.. If you did not have a D&C and aborted spontaneously, you should be getting blood drawn every week for a quantitative beta HCG level to make sure the beta level goes down to zero. Ultrasound is not perfect at diagnosing retained tissue. If you continue to bleed, you may need a d&c. See your doctor !
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