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I found out my HCG is low, is this bad

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3 years ago
I am still in my first trimester and yesterday they told me that my HCG is really low and that in 2 days I need a repeat HCG test and ultrasound. Does that mean my pregnancy is viable and they are trying to figure out why?

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3 years ago
Don't freak out yet.  My sister in law had that with her 2nd child.  I will tell you she had a very terrible first trimester and at one point she was in the hospital trying to prevent a miscarriage, but she made it through and my neice is a very healthy 5 year old now.  Wait and retest, then talk frankly with your doctors.  Most won't sugar coat it for you.  I know that it can end in good results though, so that's why I said don't freak out. 
3 years ago
IU had low hcg with my daughter. When the retested they saw that I was increasing at a good rate, I was just low.  Don't get yourself too worried until they do the repeat test, then make sure you get an honest answer!
3 years ago
Thanx, yea I go for my repeat test tomorrow, so I hope I get good news. I also hope they don't make me wait all weekend to hear the news.
3 years ago
The earlier you are in your pregnancy the lower the HcG is. You'll probably do fine on your retest.

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