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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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What are some top notch tips for getting pregnant after a miscarriage and hCG levels are back down?

What are some top notch tips for getting pregnant after a miscarriage and hCG levels are back down?

Pregnancy: The best top notch tip to get pregnant is having sex at the right time. This would be the day of ovulation or up to 2 days before or after ovulation. Ovulation usually occurs about 14 days after your period begins. ...Read more

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How long after a miscarriage will your hCG levels indicate that you were pregnant?

4-6 wks: They will return to normal for most women within 4-6 weeks. http://americanpregnancy.org/duringpregnancy/hcglevels.html ...Read more

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After a miscarriage, do your hCG levels have to be zero before you can get your period again?

After a miscarriage, do your hCG levels have to be zero before you can get your period again?

Essentially yes: Yes you want to see the beta HCG levels to go to near zero with a rapid decline. This will help reset normal. Hormonal balance. This may take a few months. ...Read more

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Just had my third miscarriage in a row and when i started bleesing went to a&e and was told my hCG level was 5 can it be a problem with the progestron?

Just had my third miscarriage in a row and when i started bleesing went to a&e and was told my hCG level was 5 can it be a problem with the progestron?

Could be cervix, etc: This could be due to an incompetent cervix and may need what is called a cerclage to correct it. There could be a Progesterone deficiency and so supplements may help. There could be other issues, like chromosomal abnormalities, preeclampsia, and hypothyroidism involved, so it would be smart to see your doctor for an exam and hormone studies to find out. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How quickly can your hCG levels drop after a miscarriage?

How quickly can your hCG levels drop after a miscarriage?

7-60 days.: Return of the serum HCG concentration to undetectable following pregnancy termination varies widely from 7 to 60 days. The period of time depends primarily upon the HCG concentration at the time of termination. The HCG concentration peaks at 8 to 11 weeks at approximately 100, 000 miu. This is in contrast with term pregnancy, for which the HCG concentration is lower. ...Read more

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Why would my hcg levels be at 13 5 weeks after a miscarriage?

Can take a long time: It can sometimes take a very long time for pregnancy hormone levels to completely go below the detection limit of the test (e.g., 5 mIU/ml). As long as there is pregnancy hormone activity around it is better to follow it to be sure it does not flare up. It is also good to be on effective birth control during this time period. Otherwise a new pregnancy can be mistaken for a flare up. ...Read more

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How fast do your hCG levels drop after you have a miscarriage?

How fast do your hCG levels drop after you have a miscarriage?

Depends: It depends on how high the level was to begin with. If the miscarriage is complete, the level will go down quite rapidly and generally should be negative in 10-14 days. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more


Dr. Tonya Kozminski
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Hcg Level (Definition)

Beta-HCG is a pregnancy hormone. It is expected to double every 2 days in a normal pregnancy. If the level rises too slowly, it may indicate an ectopic pregnancy. If it drops, it usually means ...Read more