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Does Risk Of Miscarriage Drop
Strong hb 142 at 7 weeks on transvaginal ultrasound. Does risk of miscarriage drop now? Had recent loss and am nervous. Thank you in advance.
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
Why do some websites report miscarriage risk drops significantly at 12 weeks while others say 13 weeks? Which is correct?
See provider: Usually HCG doubles in 48-72 hours with a normal pregnancy. A drop is concerning. But that depends on the gestational age. HCG levels drop after 12 weeks in a normal pregnancy. Please see your provider for clarification. How far along is this pregnancy? Has an ultrasound been ordered? Are there symptoms such as bleeding, cramping? Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause a hemoglobin drop from 12.4 to 9.3 in one week? 12.4 was after a miscarriage and 9.3 was a week later (no bleeding.)
Recheck/follow up: You may have bled considerable in order for Hb to drop by 3 Gms. There is a small chance it was a lab error. Either way you should obtain a repeat Hemoglobin check along with a CBC and then share your results with us or with your gynecologist, asking for further advice. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I was told i was having a miscarriage due to bleeding & drop hcg. I took a digital home test & says im further along then what i was. Why?
Pregnancy hormone: Early pregnancy bleeding and threat of miscarriage is best monitored through serum (blood) HCG levels, preferably at the same lab for comparison purposes. This, coupled with clinician evaluation of the uterine cavity with tvus, and review of blood testing can help determine if the pregnancy is viable. You may need Rhogam injection if you have rh negative blood so please speak with your physician. ...Read more
How fast does hCG level drop if you have a miscarriage and i took a blood test and it was positive if i had a miscarriage would it still be positive?
Yes: Yes beta h cg levels take some time to go to zero again after a miscarriage sometimes there can be retained products of conception in the uterus which causes the HCG levels to stay increased. Sometimes there is a abnormal proliferation of placental tissue. If it persists for more than three weeks please have this evaluated with your ob/gyn. ...Read more
Miscarriage at 8wks, discovered at 12wks, had medical management, when will my hCG drop to 0, my boobs have gone down + my gums no longer bleed?
Very soon: HCG takes about 6 weeks to drop after complete miscarriage. Your signs suggest that it is going to be soon. Maybe 2 weeks more ...Read more
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