I had my miscarriage last Wednesday (1 week ago) at about 7 weeks 1 day. I had been spotting/bleeding lightly for nearly a month (it started just a couple days after I found out I was pregnant). I went through 4 blood tests and 2 ultrasounds, and everything was looking good. My HCG was doubling and we saw a sac in my uterus at 5.5 weeks, although no baby was visible in the sac yet.
Anyway, I went on to miscarry naturally at home last Wednesday night and went in Friday morning for a follow-up blood test. They didn't give me the exact number, but said my HCG was still in the 3,000s and that I need to come in on Friday for a follow-up ultrasound to see if any tissue is still present. I'm really hoping not to have to go through a D&C for multiple reasons. The first is that I've already gone through the terrifying experience of a natural m/c.. I'm just going to be really disappointed if I didn't even get everything out and still have to go through the D&C also. Secondly, I've read that D&C may have poor effects on future fertility, something I'd rather avoid if possible.
I don't know how high my HCG peaked before my m/c, so I'm not sure how far of a drop the 3,000s would be. I'm just wondering if anyone knows how soon it should be back down to 0 (or close) if I had a complete miscarriage.
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