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Pregnant, blood spotting, bleeding, high HCG level. Could this be a symptom for Ectopic Pregnancy?

My wife is currently 6 weeks 1 day pregnant and started to see blood spotting and bleeding. We are suspecting it could be the symptom for ectopic pregnancy. We have taken blood test on 07/04/2013 and the HCG level is 381. Could this be a symptom for Ectopic Pregnancy. Please reply.. We are worried.. My email address is YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
For 6 weeks of pregnancy, your B HCG is definitely low.
Yes, it could be a sign of ectopic pregnancy.
It could also mean a failing pregnancy, or a missed abortion as it is called.
Please go for a transvaginal ultrasound which will easily differentiate the two.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 14 May 2013
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