Positive hpt after miscarriage

Patient : My husband and I conceived our first baby in Aug. then sadly I miscarried it only Aug. 28 (I was 4 weeks 6 days pregnant). I had brown discharge for 2 weeks so I called my doctor and they had me come in and ran 2 ultrasounds and saw no tissue and did a hcg blood test (level was 178). Then 3 days later they had me come in for another draw, level was 240. So then they had me do another ultra sound to make sure there was not an etopic preg. still in there and they saw NOTHING. So then 3 days later another hcg test and it was 220. They said I was very fertile and my levels will drop and to go home and not worry. So here I am (6 weeks post mc) and my breasts are tender, muscles in stomach are sore, and NO period since mc. Took 3 pregnancy tests and all came back POSITIVE! So what are your thoughts? I don't have the money to go back in and have them run all those ultrasounds and such for nothing if it is nothing. Is there any way that I could still have hcg hormones in my body high enough for make hpt positve 6 weeks after a 4wk6day miscarriage? I have read so many different opinions. Thanks!
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: Hi, am having a crypic pregnancy. I am about 31 fetal weeks, 33 gestational weeks. I am now having.daily Braxton hick...

Q: Can I take Tylenol when pregnant? I am a 32 year old women who is 28 weeks pregnant. I've had some massive splitting ...

Q: Insulin does not cross the placenta but glucose does, how will the baby’s body handle elevated glucose in the m...

Q: Is it possible to get pregnant while on the implanon? And if so, would the fetus survive or would it die with the imp...

Q: I have been on BCP for a while..It it normal to still breakthrough bleed? The blood is dark red to brown what can I d...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon