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A 32-year-old female asked:

I had 1 aa/5 day embryo transferred 12 days ago and got a positive blood test but with a hcg level of 12.2. is this good or bad?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
A Verified Doctoranswered
Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
Follow up: A single level doesn't really tell us anything. The level should about double is 2 days. Also, a Progesterone level would be helpful.
Dr. Natalie Sieb
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Normal: This level is fine. It means you do have a pregnancy and is within the normal limits we expect to see for a pregnancy around 2 weeks. This number should continue to double every 48-72 hours in a healthy pregnancy. At 3 weeks, you should be anywhere between 5 and 50mIu/mL. Congrats!
Last updated Jul 20, 2014

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