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How Long Will A Pregnancy Test Show Positive After Abortion
Varies: Bhcg resolution varies from person to person. It may take a few days or a few weeks. Unless you had sex without condoms or birth control after your abortion then the pregnancy test is still detecting left over hormone from the previous pregnancy. Recheck it once and week until it resolves. Start birth control to prevent another unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I had a surgical abortion 3 weeks and 1 day ago. I took a pregnancy test and it came up positive. How long does it take to show negative?
Up to 60 days:
Usually the test becomes negative in 3-4 weeks but can take longer. See the site below for more information.
http://www. Managingcontraception. Com/qa/questions. Php? Questionid=407. ...Read more
TOP: Follow up with the doctor who performed the termination. It is possible to miss the POC when performing a termination early on. An ultrasound cna be done to confirm. ...Read more
7 to 10 days: Wait 7 to 10 days to be certain that the HCG level has returned to zero. ...Read more
I had a abortion dec 8 I took a pregnancy test January 9 it came positive, could the test be wrong?
HCG: Your HCG may be positive for a few weeks. ...Read more
I got abortion march the 1st and I went to the client April 14 and a pregnancy test came back positive is this from my abortion.
You are pregnant: You are pregnant. Please go see your OB. ...Read more
I had a medical abortion at 5 wks. I ultimately did not bleed all that much. How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test to be sure it worked?
Residual Hcg in Body: A missed abortion is a miscarriage that has been diagnosed by ultrasound that your body has not yet expelled; it's a failed pregnancy that has been "missed." Usually your body will push the pregnancy on its own but this can take a few weeks. Some women receive misoprostol to help or undergo D&C to complete the pregnancy. Hcg starts to drop after the placenta stops growing, preg test positive still ...Read more
Maybe: A miscarriage is technically called a spontaneous abortion. If you had a miscarriage, then yes, this is an abortion. Sometimes women have bleeding during pregnancy and it's normal - you may still be pregnant. It's best to see a doctor and get checked to find out if you are still pregnant. ...Read more
Took a pregnancy test came up positive but very faint an I had an abortion 3 weeks ago what does this mean thanks?
In Sep 2016 I had a medical abortion, So in Feb 2017 took a pregnancy test and it came out positive. Is this test accurate or false positive?
Tests are accurate: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex, so the question is could there be a new pregnancy since September. If a repeat test a few days later is still positive, then a pregnancy is the likely cause. ...Read more
I had a surgical abortion 6week ago and I took a pregnancy test today and its still positive. Is ir normal?
Yes.: Hormone levels decrease by about 1/2 every 48 hours. Because they are so very high during the first trimester, and the tests available today are so sensitive, it is certainly possible to have a positive screen for as long as 60 days. If you engaged in unprotected sex, you could be pregnant again, so you should get quantitative blood testing to confirm what is going on. ...Read more
Had an abortion may 23. that same day I had the periguard inserted. On july 21 I took a pregnancy test and it came out possitive. Can I be PREGNANT?
I just had an abortion Aug 7 then had my period Sept 20 that lasted 4days now 10days after period I have a positive pregnancy test. Is this possible?
Couple of reasons:
1)depending on the hormone levels, it may take a while for the levels to drop to 0.
2)there may be retained tissue.
3)this could be a separate pregnancy.
4)there are some medical conditions (molar pregnancy) that can cause persistently elevated hormone levels.
5)the surgeon may not have completed the abortion (still an ongoing pregnancy).
Follow up with the surgeon who performed the procedure. ...Read more
7wk6d pregnant when I got surgical abortion how long would it take for pregnancy test to read negative?
Wide variation: The bhcg will slowly decrease at different rates in different people. Most have their first menstrual cycle 2-6 weeks after an abortion. This can vary widely from person to person. It is important to begin birth control to avoid another unplanned pregnancy. If you had unprotected sex then you will have to follow the bhcg to see if you have become pregnant again after your elective termination. ...Read more
Had a abortion 3weeks ago. Pregnancy test still positive, was only 7wks into my pregnancy. Also am spotting brown blood, what's wrong? Help!
Abortion: After an abortion or miscarriage you will continue to have some bleeding and cramping. These symptoms should go away 4-6 weeks following the event. Let your body rest and take antiinflammatory medication as needed. If you experience any heavy bleeding, fevers, painful urination, or vomiting, see your doctor immediately. ...Read more
I had a chemical abortion about 2 weeks ago, I was 7 weeks along. Most pain I've ever experienced. Took a home pregnancy test and it's still positive?
How can I be sure that im not getting pregnant after I had an abortion 2 weeks ago and I had try a pregnancy test today and the result still positive?
Unprotected sex?: Bhcg resolution varies from person to person. It may take a few days or a few weeks. Unless you had sex without condoms or birth control after your abortion then the pregnancy test is still detecting left over hormone from the previous pregnancy. Recheck it once and week until it resolves. Start birth control to prevent another unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more
Can I use an abortion med with a a cramp and positive pregnancy test? And I need abortion prescription.
Depend on baby's age: The medicine is by prescription, so a woman goes to her Ob-Gyn doctor (or a women's clinic) to be examined for it. Whether or not medicine can be used also depends on the age of the baby fetus (the number of weeks pregnant). The doctor will talk with the patient to be sure that the patient is making a good permanent decision, because abortion is a hard decision for any woman or couple to make. ...Read more
I had a medical abortion 4 weeks ago. Why is my pregnancy test positive? I did have unprotected sex 1 week after but he pulled out.
Hi! I had a medical abortion on the 1st of November. I took a pregnancy test 33 day post abortion, faint positive. Is it residual of previus hcg?
It could be: It could be residual hCG, but the only way to know is to have a blood hCG test done and a follow up test if that test is not absolutely negative. ...Read more
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