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A 23-year-old female asked:

What should i expect at next weeks us i was bleeding heavily but hcg levels were rising but still very low..i know its a miscarriage but why is my hcg rising even after my periods and now im spotting.

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Hard to say: If your HCG is still rising, you may not be miscarrying after all. See what the ultrasound says, and accept either conclusion.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Depends: The us might show you did not miscarry or if there is not a live baby you will probably need a d& c to clean your womb. They are checking because with rising HCG levels it is not clear what is going on and the us will help to know.
Last updated Sep 29, 2020

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