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A 30-year-old female asked:

I had surgery for an ectopic pregnancy. they did not cut the tube and removed the fetus by sucking it out. a week post surgery my hcg levels was 369 ( not much lower than before op). i am still testing pregnant. how long will it take for hcg to be 0?

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Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Ectopic/HCG: 30 yo female who had tube removed for ectopic pregnancy with persistent Q HCG. Your QCG should be followed serially until it is close to zero. If it persist for more than one week without any decreasing trend, you should discuss with your doctor for a further medical treatment. Good luck.

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