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25 Oct 2009

Molar Pregnancy
My sister has had two miscarriages over a space of 1-year. Her Gynae has now said she might have had / have a molar pregnancy and must have her HcG levels checked again at the end of the month.

What does this acually mean? i.e. a molar pregancy?

Is it dangerous?

Thanks,
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

A molar pregnancy is a pregnancy where the fetus does not develop and the placenta overgrows. The HCG levels must be monitored to see that they return to normal. Persistence may indicate a cancer.

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