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is lh and hcg the same hormone?

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Dr. Kimberly Morse
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Lh stands for luteinizing hormone - it is produced normally by the ovaries during the menstrual cycle. Hcg is human chorionic gonadotropin. This is a hormone most often produced only during pregnancy (or in very rare rumors).
Answered on Jan 31, 2014

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