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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
To rule out tumor: Some tumors produce beta hcg. Do you have any symptoms or any reason to suspect that you may have an ovarian tumor?

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Bretal
24 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No, the test reacts to a specific HCG hormone in the body, so it will not be altered by the flu.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get another bhcg: Hard to say exactly what is happening with the information provided. However, if the urine pregnancy tests are still positive after another week, I w ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kelly Elmore
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, it's negative: The bhcg is elevated based on the length of time you have been pregnant. Usually less than 2-5 depending on the lab is negative
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Was the blood test for HCG positive and urine test negative? If so, that is likely due to the blood test being more sensitive. The anomaly in wiping t ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several days to a: week after conception.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Still positive: Most urine pregnancy tests cannot measure HCG levels in the urine below 25 or 30 units. Also, if the urine was not your first morning urine, and ther ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Now: HCG result does not accurately portray the duration of pregnancy. You ought to see you doctor at your earliest. Wish you good health and a healthy bab ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Scotchie
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not pregnant: Unfortunately it doesn't sound like you are pregnant with that level of hcg. A level that low is generally considered undetectable.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
See the doctor: You will need to see your doctor right away to check out the bleeding. You will need blood tests

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