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Pregnant, blood test shows weakly positive pregnancy test. History of miscarriage. Cause of worry?

Hi Dr I recently took a home pregnancy test and it came out positive so I decided to go to the hospital to do another one and I got my blood drawn, well I got my results today and they told me that it was positive but weakly positive so they are makimg come in tomorrow to get my blood drawn again (48hrs after thr first one). What does this mean? I have had a miscarriage in the past, and I m just worried
Asked On : Sun, 13 Jan 2013
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Sometimes, in early pregnancy, hCG levels do not pick fast enough for good positive results and usually, HPTs cannot read them as they are not as sensitive as blood tests. Since, you got a positive HPT, your hCG levels probably need monitoring and a second blood test can tell the difference. It helps to know if your hCG levels are picking up as they should since you had a miscarriage in the past. Do not worry, this is only a precaution to ensure that nothing goes wrong and miscarriages often do not repeat. Please get further advice from your doctor. Take care.
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