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Positive test 2 weeks after MC

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DawnLaura Tue 29-Sep-20 22:41:06


I had what I believe to be a miscarriage 2 weeks ago at 6+1. My local EPU said to test again 2 weeks later to make sure the pregnancy test is negative. I did one today and this is the result. Could this just be my HCG levels haven’t dipped enough yet? Is it normal to still have quite a strong positive test 2 weeks later?

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Moominmiss Tue 29-Sep-20 23:04:20

I would suspect it’s still residual hcg leftover. After my mc I was still testing positive 5 weeks later. By the 6th week I had negative tests. My EPU told me at firee as t to test after 3 weeks. They said 2 isn’t always enough time to have it leave your body. But they also told me anything you to 6 weeks is normal.

Moominmiss Tue 29-Sep-20 23:04:43

*at first

calimommy Tue 29-Sep-20 23:31:31

It can take weeks for the hcg to leave your system. One MC I was negative within a week, another it took 8 weeks and another it was 3 weeks. So lots of variety with one person even. Sorry for your loss.

DawnLaura Wed 30-Sep-20 04:12:21

Thanks for your replies. I will wait a few more weeks then and retest.

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