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Declining H Cg Levels
Dpo/hcg levels: 14=233; 15=389; 16=683; 19=2821; 21=4643; 22=6533; 24=9596 (86 hrs doub. Time). Can high early hCG = earlier decline in doubling time?
Not really!: The 'doubling time' is not strict, it's a rough guide. Normal pregnancies may only go up by 2/3 in 2 days not 'twice.' furthermore each level is accurate to about +/- 15%, they are not 100%. Your numbers look normal, i wouldn't wear out your calculator doing this kind of thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7 weeks after abortion my hCG levels are declining. Gone back 4 times to get bloodwork, the number keeps falling so why do they keep ordering bloodwork?
Prudent doctor: Your doctor is very prudent and thorough. We need the level to drop to zero before declaring that all is well and you are back to baseline. Please keep your follow up appointments with him. ...Read more
I'm pregnant and hCG levels are not declining, but not doubling. The levels was 1907 Monday and 2085 yesterday. Can my pregnancy still be successful?
Zero : If you are woman and not pregnant, it is wha s testd n urinary pregnacty tests. Men or women with choriocarcinomas can have quite highlevels secretd by thei tumors, and hydatiform moles, teratomas and seminomas can have lower levels that need experts to interpert. I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Hcg levels can vary significantly in different pregnancies at different times of preg. Extremly high levels can indicate other disease processes like gestational trophoplastc disease. The value needs to be weighed in view of the whole clinical picture. This would be best evaluated by a board certified obgyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer