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Before my miscarriage my hcg was 1500.n after two weeks of miscarriage it is 1300.is there anythng to worry.why is it low or zero?

Before my miscarriage my hcg was 1500.n after two weeks of miscarriage it is 1300.is there anythng to worry.why is it low or zero?

How was it treated?: How was the miscarriage treated? If you had a surgical D and C then the BHCG should be lower. If you passed the loss naturally or were treated medically then your doctor can evaluate to see if their are retained products of conception inside the cavity of the uterus. Typically the BHCG is tracked over time until it goes back to zero. ...Read more

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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Hcg level 450 one week before natutal miscarriage. Now hCG level 950 one week later. What's going on?

Hcg level 450 one week before  natutal miscarriage. Now hCG level 950 one week later. What's going on?

Repeat the HCG: It is possible that your HCG level continued to rise after the first one a week before your miscarriage and is now slowly declining. There could be retention of some residual placental tissue that is still producing hcg.If there were still a viable pregnancy present one would expect a much higher HCG level after 2 weeks. Repeat the HCG to see if it is rising or falling. Consider an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Threatened miscarriage with hcG levels at 6,180. About 72 hours later hcG has doubled to over 12,000. Still a chance of miscarriage?

Threatened miscarriage with hcG levels at 6,180. About 72 hours later hcG has doubled to over 12,000. Still a chance of miscarriage?

Threatened: There's always a chance of miscarriage but that strong rise sounds very positive. You don't say a gestational age or if a heartbeat (and a yolk sac) are seen on ultrasound, those are very positive signs as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 4 weeks and 2 days pregnant and no risk factors for miscarriage. What are the chances i will miscarry?My hCG levels have been increasing normally

Why focus on that? : Congrats on the pregnancy. Great news that the hormone level is increasing normally. I encourage you to stop focusing on negative outcomes like miscarriage since there is no indication that you are at risk for that. ...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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Had brown discharge 5 weeks after miscarriage. Is this period trying to come through or from the miscarriage? My hCG level is still at 10 after 4 week

Depends: Ideally i like to see the HCG level down to zero so yours should be down probably within a few days. It is difficult to predict when will the period return after a miscarriage could range from a couple to a few weeks but yes maybe this is the period coming over however if abnormal discharge persists see your doctor to rule out other reasons. ...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