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A 25-year-old female asked:

Positive pregnancy test!!! can ovarian cancer or overy cyst cause hcg levels to go up and down?

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Dr. Kenny Chuu
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Ovarian Cancer: Hi, Ovarian cancer can sometimes cause hcg levels to go up, but it is variable between patients. Some women with biopsy proven ovarian cancer will have elevated levels but some will not. Ovarian cysts, however, will not make hcg levels go up. Hope this helps.
Last updated Jan 31, 2019

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