A 34-year-old female asked:
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does the hcg diet (using injections) effect the beta hcg in a quantatative blood test?

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Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Beta HCG : A very good question. The pills and injections given in the "hcg diet" will cause blood and urine levels of bhcg to rise. However, two measurements, a week or more apart, should differentiate between pregnancy ( where the levels will rise predictably) and diet drugs, assuming you are taking a constant dose for the diet treatments.
Answered on Feb 7, 2013

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