• mrsdtrigo mrsdtrigo
    January 25, 2010
    How long will a pregnancy test stay positive after a miscarriage?
    mrsdtrigo mrsdtrigo
    January 25, 2010

    I had a miscarriage around January 5th. Is it too early to take a pregnancy test? I am having some pregnancy symptoms, such as enlarged breasts (but not sore), fatigue, sensitivity to smells, cramping, constipation, food cravings, mood swings, and dizziness. I have had occasional, extremely light spotting.



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  • Paul January 28, 2010
    January 28, 2010

    I'm not a doctor. I really think that if these symptoms are continuing then you should return to either your gynecologist or your pcp because if not due to pregnancy, then what is causing them? I don't know if you could be pregnant so soon but I thought that the doctors usually advised a few months before you try again, although that varies widely with the doctors.


    You need to be sure of what is happening right now, at least for your own peace of mind and health. There can be other physical, or hormonal reasons that this is happening.

  • Paul January 27, 2010
    January 27, 2010

    Had you discussed with your doctor about trying to become pregnant so soon after the miscarriage? I think the only way to determine for your health's sake, because of all those symptoms you list, is to be tested by your doctor for pregnancy so that you can receive proper care.


    • mrsdtrigo
      January 27, 2010
      January 27, 2010

      I went to an ob/gyn about 2 weeks after the miscarriage. I did not talk to my PCP about it before that appointment. I didn't know it's possible to get pregnant after a miscarriage before I have another period. The ob/gyn did a pregnancy test, and it was negative. I wonder if it was too soon to test.

  • James Leary August 14, 2014
    James Leary
    August 14, 2014



    I see that it has been a while since you posted, and I was wondering how you are doing.  Did you ever get the chance to return to your doctor?  Were your symptoms another pregnancy, or were they something else?


    Please do let us know how you are doing.  If you found out any answers, please consider to the site to check in. I'm sure your experience could a great help to others on the site!


    Best of luck,



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