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A 35-year-old female asked:

I had my last period on 7th december.. i did home tests 3 times in the last 2 days and they all showed positive for pregnancy.. but yesterday my serum beta hcg test gave 1.20. what could that mean? miscarriage? or ectopic pregnancy?

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Dr. Mark Owolabi
Family Medicine 8 years experience
That number is difficult to interpret without knowing the reference range or the units being measured. Please communicate with the doctor that ordered your testing.
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