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can the hcg diet cause pregnancy symptoms

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Only while taking: Certainly while taking it it will affect hormones and fertility. But like a normal pregnancy, the effects wear off after not taking it and normal peri ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Smith
34 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depends: Depends on the dose, but it would be very safe to say 14 days after last shot.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zoltan Saary
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
The question is not : This question is not very clear! if the person wants to check for pregnancy related HCG in her system she should not be diet related HCG inj.-s at the ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Yes: Hcg is what the test is looking for.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No data on this: Very little research has been done on the HCG diet and the risk for infertility. Because there is very little research on this diet i never recommend ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Rule out Pregnancy: Have you already done a urine pregnancy test? It is a diagnosis of exclusion usually, but can be diagnosed with blood tests and provera (medroxyproges ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Avoid infections: Alcohol beverages or any foods containing alcohol should be strictly avoided. Other foods to avoid include: Unpastereurized milk and/ cheeses; import ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HCG is HCG: Yes. Of course.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Medical Science: I am not sure what you are asking, but I do not know of any infection that would interfere with either a urine or a blood pregnancy test.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Light period.: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disord ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Irregular Menses: It is common for young women to miss periods, or have them come late, especially with excessive stress, weight loss, or exercise. If you did not ovula ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meena Khandelwal
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Irregular cycles do not impact HCG levels but do result in inaccurate estimation of length of pregnancy and so if pregnancy test done too early after ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Natural variation: There are biological variations in hormone levels as well as other characteristics, e.g. Height, among individuals. The normal levels of all hormones ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Late period: Late or missed period is the first, and the only completely reliable symptom.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Tokophobia is the fear of being pregnant. It would probably induce too much anxiety.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
37 years experience Psychiatry
Probably : Anxiety presents with many physical and psychological sxs. May delay periods or affect its flow causing one to think they may be pregnant.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
HCG : Is found at some amount in any pregnancy. In an ectopic pregnancy the baby plants in the tube instead of the uterus. As it grows and stretches the tub ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: Levothyroxine will not interfere with a pregnancy test.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy test: A serum test is reliable on the 11-12th day after ovulation, home tests are similar if you are certain of the ovulation day.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Misinformed: Hcg does not cause vaginal bleeding. Not being pregnant or having a non-vable pregnancy leads to vaginal bleeding.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Pregnancy: Progesterone cannot mimic pregnancy unless you're pregnant.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
HYPOGLYCEMIA : Hypoglycemia and hypotension are top causes of tachycardia . If you have PCOD it is important to Moniter your glucose. I recommend small frequent meal ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: If you are concerned about being pregnant, use home pregnancy test, 4-5 days after a missed period, use first morning urine and follow the instruction ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pregnancy sxs.: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea ... Read More

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