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do hcg levels double with blighted ovum

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kurss
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally not: If your HCG is doubling and the sac is approx. Consistent with your dates, chances are that you do not have a blighted ovum - could be a normal pregna ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Too early : Your levels are rising normally so at this time everything looks ok. A blighted ovum can not be diagnosed at this time as it is too early. Everything ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good idea: After multiple lab examinations, if there is still nothing seen in the uterus and a rising HCG, you most certainly have an abnormal pregnancy that sho ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Roberts
46 years experience Pediatrics
Difficult to know: what your OB saw. Dropping HCG levels a day apart are always significant. If there is something in the uterus, it could be a hydatidiform mole, whic ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wait and see: Do a follow up scan in 7-10 days, and assess. Best Wishes
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Sometimes: Usually they do rise up to a certain point. Sometimes they rise even after the abnormality of found. And other times the hormones plateau or start to ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
What is the timing?: What is the time difference between the results?
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Pena
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possible: It is possible to have a blighted ovum with normal to high levels of hcg. Best way to diagnose blighted ovum vs. Viable pregnancy in early pregnancy ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
21 years experience Radiology
US is more accurate: There is a wide range of "normal" beta-hcg levels. It is difficult to draw meaningful conclusions based on the 2 numbers you provided. If dates are c ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: Probably- please consult your OB-GYN ASAP.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: The follow up ultrasound and hCG will confirm or not the diagnosis.
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