A 32-year-old female asked:
I had my progesterone checked and it came back very good. i tested positive on a test for pregnancy. i had my hcg levels at 167.9 then 4 days later they are at 134.8 so this check on thursday should be higher or i probably lost the baby?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sarah Vander Polanswered
Family Medicine 12 years experience
In general HCG levels double every 2-3 days in early pregnancy. Make sure to follow up with your OB as scheduled.
Answered Feb 22, 2023
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Your guess is unfortunately correct. Lack of rising HCG suggest a non-viable pregnancy.
Reviewed Feb 28, 2023
Last updated Feb 28, 2023
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