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HCG levels , second miscarriage

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I just had my HCG levels checked on wed and the number was at 400. then again on friday and the dropped to 360, this will be my second miscarriage, and my doctor did say it will end in miscarriage due to falling HCG, I am now numberwaiting for the bleeding to begin which dr. says will happen within next two weeks. i want to know if i start taking Chaste tree can that affect test that my doctor is going to order in a few weeks to determine why I keep miscarrying? I took the Chaste tree when I was waiting for my last period before i got pregnant a second time and it seemed to bring on my period, should I not take the chaste tree? also could this be why i am having issues with sustaining a pregnancy longer than 5weeks? i also had my progesterone levels checked this time and am waiting to hear from the doctor with results.

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replied September 5th, 2010
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Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

No, please do not take Chaste tea or any other product to bring periods. Let nature take its course. You may never know when things start improving at times. If at all the levels will continue to drop, you will miscarry.

What you can do is ask whether external supplementation with HCG and progesterone as injections will help carry the pregnancy forward.

Generally first trimester abortions or abortions occurring in first three months are due to fetal abnormality, genetic causes, Rh blood group incompatibility and low progesterone hormone. Infection of the uterus, endometriosis, fibroids, etc are some other causes for early abortion.

You will come to know more of this once your gynecologist runs some tests. Hope this helps. Take care!

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