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A 24-year-old female asked:

I was supposed to get my period on september 8th but i was late so on thursday the 17th i got a blood pregnancy test my level came back 7 for my hcg level. today im spotting and having a little cramping could i be miscarriaging?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Needs repeat: A BHCG of 7 is very low. In fact a BHCG of less than 5 means that someone is not pregnant. If I were your physician I would order a repeat test to see if the number is going up or down to help determine what is going on in this case.

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Last updated Sep 20, 2015

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