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Progesterone level is 46 now before it was 7.5 that is why i am taking progesterone tablet. what would happen if hcg will not double every two day?

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Pregnancy: Progesterone is called pregnancy hormone, because it's essential before and during the first 8-10 wks of pregnancy as it maintains a supportive environment for the developing fetus, after wk 10 the placenta would do that. if BHCG doesn't double up it possibly means the fetus is not viable.
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