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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Incomplete info: Blood HCG level of 6 is not consistent with pregnancy. Rather than losing the baby, it is more likely that you were not pregnant to begin with. It wo ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lawrence
21 years experience Cardiology
No: It shouldn't affect the test.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: You may not expelled all of the products of conception. It would be prudent to see your doctor to ascertain if you may need a curettage. Wish you good ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ectopic/HCG: 30 yo female who had tube removed for ectopic pregnancy with persistent Q HCG. Your QCG should be followed serially until it is close to zero. If ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Pregnancy unlikely: If 18 days after a missed period, your HCG is less than 5, you are unlikely to be pregnant. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wide range: 1-3wks. 5-50, 4-8wks, 10-200, 000, 9-12wks, 25, 000-290, 000. Starts down after 13 wks. You can see how variable it can be and still be normal.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Well.... : It is hard to make a judgment based on one isolated hormone level. BHCG levels vary widely from person to person. It's better to follow a trend by ch ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
An abnormal or: Non viable pregnancy or if you are far enough with a normal preg the levels can go down, but i assume you are talking about an early preg which dropp ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy: Its just a number, it has to increase on a daily basis at least some or double in value in 48 hrs. The ultraosund will tell you how advanced your preg ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: At a doctor office cause they have to go to the lab.

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