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Pregnancy or molar pregnancy

Patient: I have rh negative blood I have not missed a period although my normal period last a entire week last month it lasted two days and was very light I’ve took 4 home pregnancy test and they have showed positive I’ve already have morning sickness so I’m just wondering if I’m having another molar pregnancy or if I could be pregnant

 

 

Symptoms: Morning sickness

 

 

Doctor: Hello,the recurrence rate of molar pregnancy in subsequent pregnancy is 15 per cent , so if your pregnancy tests indi cate positive results , then you must get a serum beta hcg levels done. An exceptionally high levels of hcg can point towards molar pregnancy like more than 1 lakh . This has to be followed up with ultrasound to look for characteristic snow storm appearance inside uterus.I suggest you visit your physician for a beta hcg test and ultrasound to confirm or rule out molar in your present pregnancy.i Hope i have answered your query,wishing you good health,regards

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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