Posted by: JayC | 2009/04/15

D& C, period, pregnant again??

Hi there,

I had a D& C due to a blighted ovum end Jan. I had my first period about 8 weeks after the D& C, which seemed pretty normal, besides being a little heavier than usual. I would have ordinarily been due for my next period by now, which is about a week late.

I did a HPT to get a faint line indicating a positive result. Is it at all possible that HCG levels could still be showing a positive reulst from the last pregnancy or is it a definate for being pregnant again?? I have no other symptoms what so ever, unlike before where my breasts were extrememly tender.

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The hormones from the previous pregnancy should not be around so long fter this. It is likely that you are pregnant. Confirm with a blood test.

Best wishes

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Posted by: Nix | 2009/04/16

You will only get a period after a D& C after your HCG count has gone back down to 0. So to answer your question. If you got a positive now then i' d say it' s a result of a new pregnancy. Congrats.

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Posted by: Tasja | 2009/04/15

I got pregnant after a D& C and after 1 period !Had no simptoms,nothing.2 days late,and i tested positive!Go do a bloodtest!

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