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    Default Low HCG levels

    I'm 5+5 weeks pregnant today. I had some pain yesterday and went into the hospital given my history with an ectopic.

    The hospital did bloods and my levels were only at 132. They could not find a sac on the ultrasound, either in the uterus or outside. I've had a very small amount of bleeding, it's mainly dark brown coloured blood.

    I'm happy they did not find a pregnancy outside the uterus but I'm really worried that my levels are so low. I'm scared it's a miscarriage.

    Has anyone else had very low levels but a successful pregnancy.

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    Could your dates be out?

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    I'm with @Mamasupial sounds like your dates are way out. Hcg that low would be around 4 weeks total not 5+5. Mine @ 5wks where 750 and you couldn't see the sac until 6wks.

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    My HCG at 5 weeks was 77, I'm now 15 weeks.
    HCG levels have such a wide range of "normal", you will get more information from a subsequent test to see what rate they are rising at.
    Try not to stress. Bleeding isn't normal, but is common (I've had bleeding 5 times this pregnancy). I know it's easier said than done, but please try not to stress until you know more. X

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    My hcg always starts low. If you are only 5 weeks what they have seen is normal. I would get hcg checked again and see if it's rising/ get another scan done in just over a week to see if it's grown and can see Bub now.
    I had a scan over 6 weeks with my youngest and was told 'that may be cells of a baby but I can't be sure'. And that was an internal scan.
    Goodluck

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamasupial View Post
    Could your dates be out?
    I don't think so but I'm going to ask my fs about that tomorrow. I confident on the date I ovulated as I had a trigger shot so it had to be within 24-48 hours of that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babymummatobe View Post
    My HCG at 5 weeks was 77, I'm now 15 weeks.
    HCG levels have such a wide range of "normal", you will get more information from a subsequent test to see what rate they are rising at.
    Try not to stress. Bleeding isn't normal, but is common (I've had bleeding 5 times this pregnancy). I know it's easier said than done, but please try not to stress until you know more. X
    Thanks @babymummatobe

    I have repeat bloods tomorrow morning, I'm hoping to see them at 260+

    I'm trying to be calm and not stress, but it's so hard. I'm back working tomorrow so hopefully that will distract me between dr appointments

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mellie29 View Post
    I don't think so but I'm going to ask my fs about that tomorrow. I confident on the date I ovulated as I had a trigger shot so it had to be within 24-48 hours of that.
    Fingers tightly crossed for you. Could have been a late implanter?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamasupial View Post
    Fingers tightly crossed for you. Could have been a late implanter?
    Thanks @Mamasupial

    It would have to be very, very late. I only started having some blood at around 25 dpo

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    Hopefully your bloods keep rising.

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