741741 tn?1294284010

Going crazy not knowing!

K so heres whats been going on with me...
I am about 7 weeks pregnant with my second. On Monday the 12th I went in to see my dr. with some bleeding (brownish and not very heavy), he sent me in for an u/s on wed. the 14th. At the u/s we saw and heard the felat heart beat also saw fetal movements. The next day, thur. the 15th I started bleeding alot! So I went back in to see my dr.
He said that because we saw that heartbeat and what not the day before m/c was very unlikley and just to rest. On fri. the 16th I had my hcg levels check. Yesterday, mon. the 19th I got a call from my dr. saying he needed to see me. When I got there he said that my hcg levels should be around 17000 and they cam back at 700. He said that is almost impossible even if I did m/c for my levels to drop so fast and since the u/s went so good he assumed my levels would be fairly high.
Is he wrong or is there a chance that lab made a mistake? I was sent back in for my blood tests this mon. the 19th as well and will find out the results tomorrow.
Please help I just want to know if I am still pregnant!!!!
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Avatar universal
I am so sorry, this is awful.  There could be nothing worse then a loss.  Be strong. I can't imagine what you might be going through...

I hope that I don't have to have a vaginal u/s...
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566175 tn?1278430472
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh nooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!

And I have a vaginal u/s scheduled for tomorrow!  I have always tolerated the vaginal u/s pretty well when they looked at my ovaries for all my IUI cycles.

TeddiH, I am so sincerely sorry for your loss. I can't imagine what you're going through.  You're in my thoughts and prayers.
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741741 tn?1294284010
Just wanted to let everyone know, I did m/c and it did happen on the 14th, the after the v/us...
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641554 tn?1319841117
hCG levels in weeks from LMP (gestational age)* :

    * 3 weeks LMP: 5 - 50 mIU/ml
    * 4 weeks LMP: 5 - 426 mIU/ml
    * 5 weeks LMP: 18 - 7,340 mIU/ml
    * 6 weeks LMP: 1,080 - 56,500 mIU/ml
    * 7 - 8 weeks LMP: 7,650 - 229,000 mIU/ml
    * 9 - 12 weeks LMP: 25,700 - 288,000 mIU/ml
    * 13 - 16 weeks LMP: 13,300 - 254,000 mIU/ml
    * 17 - 24 weeks LMP: 4,060 - 165,400 mIU/ml
    * 25 - 40 weeks LMP: 3,640 - 117,000 mIU/ml
    * Non-pregnant females: <5.0 mIU/ml
    * Postmenopausal: <9.5 mIU/ml
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641554 tn?1319841117
I would not put too much into all of this. I have a friend with slow raising hcg levels and one twin died and she's 21wks today. at 5w after IVF. she had a level of like 700 with twins. One was dying but at 7wks I think it was low as well. They said the neither twin would make it. Well she's 21wks with one twin. SO good Luck. expect the worst but hope for the best!
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Avatar universal
Im sorry you are going threw this, 700 is low being in order to see something on u/s levels should be at least 1000 or more. There are women who have low rising hcg levels and still have a normal pregnancy. I assume you dont have any previous hcg levels from when you first got preggo. I would wait until the results 2mrw to compare your levels. If they are going down that would not be a good sign but anything is possible.

I will keep you in my prayers, keep us informed on your results.

here is a suggestive hcg levels


from conception  from LMP  (mIU/ML or IU/L)  
7 days  3 weeks  0 to 5  
14 days  28 days  3 to 426  
21 days  35 days  18 to 7,340  
28 days  42 days  1080 to 56,500  
35 - 42 days  49 - 56 days  7,650 to 229,000  
43 - 64 days  57 - 78 days  25,700 to 288,000  
57 - 78 days  79 - 100 days  13,300 to 253,000  
17 - 24 weeks  2nd trimester  4060 to 65,400  
25 wks to term  3rd trimester  3640 to 117,000  
After several days postpartum   nonpregnant levels (<5)"  
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210400 tn?1325380570
I just want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Please keep us posted when you get your results!
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741741 tn?1294284010
Well although that doesnt make me feel much better, thank you!
My first pregnancy was totally normal in every way, with the exception of my labor....
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287479 tn?1272730364
well, i know that mine went from 5000 to 0 within a day.

i dont like the trans vag ultrasounds. i have bled after every single one ive had. i am supposed to have one done this thursday and i am really debating on if i am gonna do it or not. i really associate it with miscarriage, although many many people have them and have not had this happen.
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