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when was your last period?
what was the level of the blood test?
was that following down to zero from the miscarriage...
or is this a new pregnancy?
so you had a D&C Feb 22..
test on march 11 was negative
now you have positive pregnancy test...
level was 43? how long ago?
ok. the tissue retrieved from the D&C, was it normal?
did you hear the term molar pregnancy or GTN...anything along that line?
that's when you worry about something potentially bad..
were you sexually active around the 10th of march?
like precancer and invasive cancer...but sounds like this is a new pregnancy.
repeat the quant in 48 hours to confirm.
and you should get an ultrasound in about 4 weeks
the types of worrisome conditions that secrete HCG usually do so in high levels...
possibly, if the tissue was not normal.
but again, this sounds like a new pregnancy.
you can discuss the pathology with your doctor to see if there was evidence of a molar pregnancy
and if there is any reason for concern you can have the HCG levels watch very closely
they should double every 2-3 days.
if they jump very rapidly that should send up a red flag.
I don't think you have to worry about cancer.
follow the quants every couple of days and get an ultrasound in about 4 weeks.
that should take care of everything