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It depends. I know this is likely not what someone who is hoping to be pregnant after a miscarriage wants to hear but there isn't a definitive answer since it depends when the miscarriage happened (how far along was the woman?) and also how long it takes for the hCG (the pregnancy hormone detected by pregnancy tests) to leave her system.

If a woman is wondering if a positive test is indicating the hormones left by a miscarriage or is a sign of a new pregnancy, she should go to her doctor or midwife for a quantitative (not qualitative) blood test or an ultrasound. A quantitative blood test will measure how much hCG is in her system while a qualitative blood test will do the same thing a urine test does -- say whether or not there is any hormone there. An ultrasound will examen the contents of the uterus to see if there is an embryonic sac or missed particles from the miscarriage.

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Q: How long after a miscarriage will a pregnancy test still show positive?
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How long after a miscarriage should a pregnancy test show positive?

A pregnancy test can remain positive for 2 weeks after a miscarriage. Sometimes longer.


How long will a pregnancy test read positive after a miscarriage?

the hell if i know


How long must you wait before doing a pregnancy test?

if i had a miscarriage in late october would i still be getting positive pregnancy test results on December 12


Pregnancy after miscarriage?

A pregnancy after a miscarriage is still possible. As long as the embro or fetus has been complete removed from the uterus. I am one of the many enjoying a pregnancy after feeling the hard grief of a miscarriage.


If you take a home pregnancy test after a miscarriage would the result be negative or positive?

I guess it depends how long after a miscarriage you test. But I have read that you will remain with a positive up to nine weeks after a miscarriage... but many times not that long.


How long after a miscarriage will it show up positive on a pregnancy test?

Less than about 25 hours.


Can a pregnancy test detect a pregnancy after two months or how long can a pregnancy test work?

It can detect pregnancy as long as the HCG hormone is in your body. So anytime during pregnancy. If you get a positive test then a negative go see a doctor because a miscarriage is possible.


If you have had a miscarriage before can a home pregnancy test show negative and actually be positive?

Having a previous miscarriage wouldn't change the outcome of a pregnancy test. ~pawsalmighty It may actually read a positive result if you miscarried early enough before. The length depends on how long you were pregnant. This is because your hormone levels are dropping but still exist; therefor a + reading will show up.


Are you still pregnant if you were told you had a miscarriage but you are still showing?

It depends how long ago your miscarriage was. As you don't start showing until 14-15 weeks it is possible you had a miscarriage, one of twins and you are still pregnant with the other. Take a pregnancy test if it was more than 4 weeks ago.


How long do you have pregnancy hormones after miscarriage?

In general for a couple of months.


How long do you have pregnancy symptoms after a miscarriage?

The pregnancy hormones stay in your body 2 to 3 weeks after miscarriage depending on individuals. The best way to find out that you are completely clean for another pregnancy is through an ultrasound.


How long does a miscarriage last?

Anywhere between 5 - 14 days. A miscarriage can last for a couple of weeks or just a couple of days, it depends on how long it takes your body to expel the pregnancy tissue. A miscarriage can last for a couple of weeks or just a couple of days, it depends on how long it takes your body to expel the pregnancy tissue. A miscarriage can last for a couple of weeks or just a couple of days, it depends on how long it takes your body to expel the pregnancy tissue.


How long after a suspected miscarriage will pregnancy symptoms go away?

If the miscarriage is only suspected then it may not have been a miscarriage at all and the symptoms will not go away. However if it was a miscarriage, pregnancy symptoms may go before the bleeding starts or may not go for a week or so after.


How long can the pregnancy hormone stay in your blood after a miscarriage?

Up to 2 months.


How long after miscarriage does the cervix stay open?

It depends on how far along you were on your pregnancy


When taking a pregnancy test what will it say if you had a miscarriage?

Pregnancy tests simply "look" for the presence of a hormone that is present when a pregnancy has occurred. After a miscarriage, a pregnancy test may remain positive for a while until all of that hormone has disappeared below the level the test needs to be positive. A blood (serum) pregnancy test (that you can obtain at a physician's office) can tell about how far along a pregnancy is, and this can be compared to how far along the person should be; the test results will drop in number over time if a miscarriage occurs until it reaches 0. How long it takes the hormone to leave the system is highly variable from several days to several weeks. Hope this helps! Dr. B.


How is chemical pregnancy different from a miscarriage?

Let me answer your question...... Go on Wikipedia and type in: chemical pregnancy (difference) miscarriage. Sorry I couldn't type it down. IT'S TO LONG!!! Good Luck! Let me answer your question...... Go on Wikipedia and type in: chemical pregnancy (difference) miscarriage. Sorry I couldn't type it down. IT'S TO LONG!!! Good Luck! Let me answer your question...... Go on Wikipedia and type in: chemical pregnancy (difference) miscarriage. Sorry I couldn't type it down. IT'S TO LONG!!! Good Luck!


How long after a complete miscarriage can you get a true hcg reading?

not sure wut u mean by tru, but if u mean a positive result indicating a second pregnancy than about a month after the miscarriage. one the hcg has dropped from the miscarriage u can ovulate (which may take 3 or 4 weeks, depending how far along u were) and 2 weeks after taht u can test for a new pregnancy.


My fiance thinks I'm lying about having a miscarriage how do I prove to him that I did?

If it wasn't too long ago you might still have pregnancy hormones in you and that would show in a blood- or urine test (as positive for pregnancy). if that has passed and you didn't see a doctor afterwards there is no proof. Otherwise you could have asked the doctor who examined you and maybe performed a D&C on you to explain.


How long does it take for the pregnancy hormones to leave your body after being 9 weeks pregnant and have a miscarriage?

I was 9 weeks and 1 day pregnant, i miscarried at 3 months but the baby had died at 9 weeks and 1 day, i had 3 positive pregnancy tests 2 weeks, 3 weeks and 4 weeks after i had a miscarriage. On the 5th week i had my period! Five days before my period i had a negative pregnancy result.


How long will a pregnancy test show positive after an pregnancy?

About a week after the egg has been fertilized


Will a miscarriage show up positive on a pregnancy test?

A miscarriage most certainly could show up positive on a pregnancy test, however, this depends entirely upon how far along you were in the pregnancy before miscarrying. If you're in the first trimester and are getting a negative test result but are confident that you are miscarrying or are about to, it's quite possible that you simply have not been pregnant long enough to have hCG levels high enough for an at home test to pick it up (as was the case when I miscarried). Otherwise, yes, you can still have a positive pregnancy test with a miscarriage. The tests pick up the amount of hCG (human chorionic gnadotropin) present in your urine. The further along you are the higher your hCG levels will be. The test does not take into account whether or not the pregnancy is still viable (or alive). Whether youre getting a positive test or not, if you believe you are/were pregnant and miscarrying you really need to go see your doctor or OB-GYN. Sometimes what women confuse for a miscarriage is actually a more serious condition. While most miscarriages can be succesfully completed at home without medical intervention, it is highly recommended that you still go to your doctor and discuss what your options are and what the possible outcomes are. Some miscarriages, if not treated by a doctor, could end in an infection that scars the uterus, ultimately reducing your ability to get pregnant in the future.


How long would the pregnancy hormone last in your body after a miscarriage?

The pregnancy hormone disappears very quickly. Sometimes it is gone before you even know you are miscarrying.


How long does it take for for your a pregnancy test to be positive?

4 week's


How long after a chemical pregnancy will a HPT still read positive?

It depends on how long it takes for your HCG levels to drop. When I had a chemical pregnancy my numbers were dropping then rose again before finally going to 0. It took about 3 weeks.