I have actually tested 3 times since my m/c. One was the dr requesting a week after my last blood test that was 14. One on this past Monday that was neg and of course since I've been emotional and sick I took one this morning. My last two when I was pregnant I've used FRER, one showed very light positive even with HCG of 97 and the last one showed light positive when my HCG was 56. The one with HCG of 56 was so light that I almost missed it being positive.
I've heard that some cancer's, tumors and cyst can mimic pregnancy symptoms and will give off low amounts of HCG detectable with the blood test but not high enough to give a positive on urine HPT's. Anyone else hear of such things?
That sounds like the tough part, not knowing when you expect AF- I know it took me two 6 week cycles after my last micarriage to get back to the normal 28 day cycle- then I got pregnant again... BUT, there are a lot of people who get pregnant that cycle following a miscarriage, the miscarriage acts as a period of sorts- I would wait until next week- continue to take your vitamins and take care of yourself, and test in one week- although I know you will go invest in a bunch and breakdown in about 2 days! we all do! :) I did not test positive even with an FRER until the day after my "missed period" (which was hard to gauge, because I hadn't been having regular period following the M/C for a couple months) with my last baby- I started testing about 5 days before I expected AF.....
I've spoke with the nurses and they have talked to the dr's concerning everything. I have two dr's. One is local and the other travels here 7 hours away to this office to take in the patients that have had multiple m/c's (I see him once a month.)
Yesterday was horrible though, sitting here at work and for no reason I started to cry for over a hour. This morning I was so sick that DH had to bring a trash can in the truck with us so that we could make it to work on time without him having to keep pulling over so I could stop getting sick. I've never had such horrible (pseudo) symtoms return after a m/c. Plus with just having a m/c I'm not even sure when to expect AF and when I should even think about testing again.
My OB said the remaining symptoms were normal, and as far as she was concerned, it the HPT was negative, the hormones just had to run their course. She would only worry if the test had been positive. I was 6 1/2 weeks. My cervix took a month to come down. It didn't even come down when I had AF. Have you spoken to your doctor yet?
I was just barely pregnant at 4 wks 2 days when I started to m/c. I know that for a few days after m/c my cervix felt like it was going to fall right out of me and it was very uncomfortable.
I'm normally pretty regular after m/c. This was my 7th 8( The only one I had problems with was when I carried until I was 9 wks and m/c.
I had "ghost symptoms" for 3 weeks after a m/c. I kept hoping it was because I had gotten pregnant again right away, but it wasn't. Remember your cycle might not be regular after a m/c, it depends how far along you were at the time.