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Suggest remedy for abdominal pain and varying HCG levels after surgical abortion

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Posted on Fri, 22 Aug 2014 in Abortion and Stillbirth
Question: 6 weeks following a surgical abortion on Tuesday my hcg level reported 3, 24 hours later hcg came back at level 2, no period or bleeding at all but I have had recent abdominal pain and yolk looking discharge. In addition to unprotected sex. Can possibly be pregnant again?
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Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 11 minutes later
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Not Pregnancy

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I read your query and I understand your concerns.

Following is my reply:

1) Serum beta hCG levels of 2 or 3 are not pregnant levels.

2) There is no chance of pregnancy.

3) The periods do get delayed after surgical abortion.

4) Please wait for one week. You are likely to get periods by then.

5) I recommend using contraception if you are not intending pregnancy.

Let me know if you have any more doubts.

Regards,

Dr. Mahesh Koregol

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