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Could my HCG level be at 1.0 one day after implantation bleeding because the levels of my hormones has not risen enough or could it just be possible misscarriage or an ectopic pregnancy? I'm having all symtoms of an ectopic pregnancy and my left side of my abdomin is bigger than the right side. But my menstral (or implantation bleeding) was lighter than usual and only lasted 3 days then stopped and I spotted the next 2 days then again late the next day after I woke up in the middle of the night. It was pink and brown and a little watery. And a few hours before that happened, I had a blood test done and it was 1.0. What's happening? My doctor can't seem to figure it out. PLEASE help me. P.S. I took a test back in May and it came back positive and all the tests after that were negative.

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replied October 21st, 2010
Pregnancy Q and A Answer A16829
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The HCG levels should be rising if pregnancy is progressing well. If the HCG levels have stopped rising and you are having symptoms suggesting ectopic pregnancy or miscarriage, then do not delay your visit to gynecologist/obstetrician for a thorough check. An ultrasound scan done will help to know what is going on. Request for repeat HCG levels to be done to see if they are rising or not along with ultrasound scan to locate the site of pregnancy. It will also help in seeing what could be causing left side of abdomen to be bigger (if it is not due to pregnancy).
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