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what is a chemical pregnancy?

what exactly is that? thanks

 
r00j04j08

Asked by r00j04j08 at 5:41 PM on Nov. 13, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • It's where you concieved, but miscarried and your body reabsorbs the embryo before you can even see it on an ultrasound. it's called a chemical pregnancy because it shows up on pregnancy tests but not on ultrasounds.
    Ati_13

    Answer by Ati_13 at 5:43 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

  • I agree with the above poster. Your blood test will be postive for HCG as if pregnant, but the numbers should keep going down. Eventually, the pregnacy values should go back to normal values.
    Tetona

    Answer by Tetona at 5:57 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

  • thanks i see it on here. i have never had one
    r00j04j08

    Answer by r00j04j08 at 6:15 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

  • It's when fetilization occurs but the pregnancy fails very early... usually a BFP on blood or urine test followed by bleeding at or around the time a period was expected. Basically an extremely early m/c.
    Freela

    Answer by Freela at 6:16 PM on Nov. 13, 2009

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