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Pregnant right after an Abortion?

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I recently had an abortion (February17, 07). I had sex on March 5th. The condome came off inside me. When I took it out, it was empty. I took a pregnancy test on March 7th, it came back positive. Can I get pregnant so soon after having an abortion and do you think the positive test result occured due to the build up of hormones from aborted pregnancy?


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replied March 22nd, 2007
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The chances of getting pregnant a few weeks after an abortion are small, but still possible. Even if you’ve conceived, the pregnancy cannot be proven until at least 10 days after conception. The positive pregnancy test is probably due to the hormones (HSG) that remain after the abortion. You can take another pregnancy test in another 2 weeks. If the test is still positive, you could be pregnant.
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