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should i have my hCG level checked

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Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Your doctor can get all the details of any medications that you may have taken and put it all in perspective. She can also do a sonogram and give you ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: It is always possible that there was a problem with the second test but this is unlikely and a falling HCG level generally means the pregnancy has fai ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Non pregnant women will normally test positive for hcg. Usually up to 5 is considered normal and non pregnant. Your level of 2.8 means that you're b ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: This value doubles every 36 to 48hours. I wish you good health and smooth sailing pregnancy
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Hcg declines much slower than it increases because there are still cells that secrete it. In healthy pregnancies, the HCG doubles every 2.2 days.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not Pregnant: You have no HCG. That is proof you are not pregnant. Why would you ignore such proof.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
3-4 weeks: There is considerable variability in normal pregnancies. See this site for more info. http://americanpregnancy.org/duringpregnancy/hcglevels.html.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Neither: It depends on your perspective. An HCG level of 5 or less indicates no pregnancy. A level above 25 indicates pregnancy. 19 is in between and it would ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HCG: One HCG result cannot in any way be used to reassure you. That would be impossible. HCG changes and the changes are what tell us if the pregnancy is ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Good?: Are you trying to get pregnant? One HCG result is not in any way diagnostic of a healthy pregnancy. Being more than Zero, however, means there is some ... Read More

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