HCG at/near 0 Question

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Registered: 09-01-2008
HCG at/near 0 Question
Mon, 10-31-2011 - 10:25pm

How long did it take your hcg level to get below 5 after a m/c or d&c? I had my d&c on October 11th. My OB ran blood tests on Friday to test for blood disorders, but called today to say that I have to retake the tests because my hcg level is still above 25 (they didn't say what it was exactly). He wants me to retest tomorrow, but I'm thinking if it hasn't dropped below 25 by now, could there be something left, kwim? I'm not spotting at all.

He cleared us to TTC, and we dtd on the 25th, but that would not have been enough time for me to conceive again by the test date (the 28th). I'm just hoping we don't have to retake the tests a 3rd time!


Siggy 05-24-10

Thank you Tan
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Registered: 05-13-2010
Tue, 11-01-2011 - 12:22am
My d&c was Aug 18th. On Oct 5th my level was still 6.....I had to have it drawn again because they had to see it below 5!
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Registered: 01-22-2010
Tue, 11-01-2011 - 3:36am

It took 19 days for my hcg to drop below 5, I was 7w 2d when I m/c. I hope yours will have dropped enough by tomoro! I'm guessin you must not be far off if he doesnt want you to wait longer before retesting.

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