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Could the hgc still be in my system after this long or...

Okay... I have been taking hgc shots for weight loss and know that a lot of women have mentioned false/positive tests. However, I have been off the shots for approximately 1 and a half weeks and just took a pregnancy test that was a DARK DEFINITE positive! I only took it because I have been very tired lately and haven't had a period, however, this is not abnormal for me. I am never regular, so it is not alarming, or wasn't rather, until I got the IMMEDIATE DARK positive! Could the hgc still be in my system after this long or am I pregnant? How can I be for sure? I can't imagine having to wait another week or so and test it again!!! HELP!!!
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replied April 16th, 2011
Everything I have heard and read says it can take as much as two weeks for hcg to be out of your system. That is why they stress so much that you must diligently use birth control. Otherwise, any symptom that is pregnancy related will cause a huge panic. As much as I hate to say it, you should wait at least another 3 or 4 days before retesting. Just to be on the safe side, I would wait a little longer though. Pregnancy tests are not cheap and you don't want to cause yourself unnecessary stress by getting another uncertain result.
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