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hcg doubling every 72 hours

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unclear question: You need ot be more specific with your question.

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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Wide variation: There is a wide range of normal HCG levels in normal pregnancies. What you described is in the normal range.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Likely nothing: It is not usual to test HCG levels as frequently as you have. A single reading is not particularly important. HCG levels peak out at 9-12 weeks.
Dr. William Schmidt
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Get an ultrasound.: If you go to an ER and get an ultrasound it will answer your question.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: An HCG that doubles in 36 hours does not necessarily mean a molar pregnancy. I would recommend a repeat level in 48-72 hours and an ultrasound in one ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check US: when your beta hcg is over 2000, you can start to identify structures in the uterus to suggest that you have a intra-uterine pregnancy (vs ectopic). ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Early: An HCG of 148 is very early. As long as it is rising like you describe, it's a good sign. You don't expect to see a sac until the HCG reaches 1500 to ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
HCG increases: Generally, beta HCG numbers do doubly increase every 48 hours in early pregnancy. However, your values are still increasing but slowly. If repeated va ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daly
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Ectopic: Ectopic pregnancies do not always cause pain or external bleeding. You can feel just fine until it suddenly ruptures causing life threatening bleedi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sulang Rosado
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Would recommend u/s: Although probably nothing to worry about I would still recommend an early ultrasound
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sonogram : A bhcg level should increase by 66% every 48 hrs but your are high enough where a sonogram can be fine to rule out an ectopic pregnancy.

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