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Missed miscarriage, 6.5 wks took cytotec at 11wks to abort. 6wks later HCG 59, had methotrexate. 3wks later still have HCG of 34. Why wont it go down?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: It should over time

Methotrexate causes slow deterioration of the HCG producing chorionic villi and as a result serial HCG's are done to note if the result is trending downward or not.

In brief: It should over time

Methotrexate causes slow deterioration of the HCG producing chorionic villi and as a result serial HCG's are done to note if the result is trending downward or not.
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