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A 35-year-old male asked about a 30-year-old female:

I am 3 days overdue my period. (1) what's best time during day to do hcg urine test at home? (2) can miscarriage show positive in test?

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Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 45 years experience
First urine: Use first morning urine. Pregnancy test is positive only when there is a tissue producing the hormone HCG which is expected to be the fetal placenta. If the fetus dies and the placenta is no longer functioning (miscarriage), the test turns negative again
Last updated Jan 23, 2015
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