A 36-year-old female asked:
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i am 4-5wks pregnant. my hcg levels are rising but only by 200-600 every 2 days. my current level is 6845. is this a sign of miscarriage or ectopic?

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Dr. Nicole Jarvis
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: Newer data shows that hcg can rise more slowly than was previously thought and still be a totally normal pregnancy. With hcg 6845, speak to your doctor about an ultrasound - there should be a gestational sac seen in the uterus that will rule out ectopic.
Answered on Oct 31, 2015
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