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10 Feb 2004

Miscarriage?
Hi
I went to see my GP because of heavy bleeding on 5/2.
My GP called 9/2 to say my blood test was possitive & I am pregnant. We were travelling at that stage & later the afternoon I was in pain and the bleeding was worse. I went to see a Gynae. He could see nothing on the scan & I went back the following day. He wants to do a D&C.
Is it possible that I could still be pregnant? What is the chances that the blood test results could not be 100%? If I have only conceived now, is it possible for the gynae to see anything on a scan?
I don't know if I should take the chance to let him do the G&C and risk losing my baby. Do you think I had a miscarriage because of the heavy bleeding? Should I do more blood tests?

Thank you for your advice.
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GynaeDoc

01 Jan 0001

It sounds like a miscarriage with the heavy bleeding you describe. You could have another blood test to see whether the hormone levels have dropped, whioch would confirm a misacrriage. However, if your cervix is dilated,this would also confirm a miscarriage and further tests would not be necessary.

Best wishes
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