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I had ectopic pregnancy and lost it but HGG still going up and we're not getting answers

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user1493416129 Fri 28-Apr-17 23:53:30

Me and my husband found out I was pregnant on the 10th April (around a month gone). As you can imagine very excited to have a second child, but very quickly I began to feel ill, and felt completely different this pregnancy. I felt faint/dizzy and just run down (we joked it was a girl this time), then by 15th I started to bleed lightly, and on the 16th I woke up in agony with rib pain and went to a and e. From then on I was sent on to early pregnancy unit where they conformed I was pregnant. It was ectopic but by the time they confirmed it will blood tests and multiple scans lucky I naturally lost it, but my HGG level carried on going up. So on the 21st I had key hole surgery where the cleaned out my tubes of the remaining blood and had a look inside (luckily no removal of my tubes) and also nothing there. I went back yesterday for a scan and blood test, the scan shows nothing, but my bloods are still going up six days after they done the surgery. I don't know weather to feel joy or cry that I'm going to go through it again. I don't know if there's hope I can have the baby, or even if there's a baby. We haven't slept together since I started bleeding so it can't be a new baby. Has anyone else experience it? I'm still on so much pain meds from the surgery I can't think straight or even carry my 6 month son. Me and my husband can't make sense of what the doctors are saying one minute I'm pregnant, then I've naturally lost it, then I'm not and now I maybe. Has anyone else experienced this positive or negative outcome. I just don't know what to prepare myself for

Camnico Sat 29-Apr-17 09:37:36

Hey OP. I'm sorry for your loss. I haven't experienced this before but my friend did and she still had high levels of HCG in Nuer system afterwards. The doctor told her it was normal for some women's bodies to still 'think' they are pregnant. They will eventually drop. I hope you're keeping okay just now. Big hugs

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