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Does High H Cg Levels Mean Twins
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No: The only thing about an HCG level is that the absolute number isn't the most important thing. Usually the lab is repeated after 48 hours at least once to determine if the level is increasing appropriately. It should double every 48 hours but can still be normal is it goes up less than that. ...Read more
My hCG levels are very high I got an ultrasound confirming the heartbeat and they didn't see twins. Is this ok?
Yes: A follow up ultrasound should further reassure you ...Read more
High hCG levels of 5482 &12100 w/ progesterone levels over 60; is that any indication of twins? Beta test were administered 3 wks after iui
May / may not: Molar transformation can do the same also. Talk to PMD. ...Read more
My hCG level at 4w3d was 690 then at 5w4d is 10449. Is that ok or is it high? Does that indicate twin pregnancy?
Hcg: It's normal and not an indicator of twins. ...Read more
I'm perfectly sure I'm 4w2d pregnant (gestational age). My hCG level is 690. Is it too high? Could it be twin pregnancy?
HCG: Twins are always possible. The HCG number may be inaccurate in terms of dating. The best way to be sure, or to diagnose twinning is to have an ultrasound. ...Read more
Aware: If this is what is happening I would say be aware, rather than be concerned. The outcomes are not guaranteed but they are often very good, this happens a lot. Best wishes. ...Read more
HCG levels vary widely in normal pregnancies and are not a very reliable sign of twin pregnancy. An ultrasound examination would be better for determining twins. You may consult this site for HCG level info.
http://americanpregnancy. Org/while-pregnant/hcg-levels/ ...Read more
Can your HCG level lower if you had vanishing twins syndrome? Had positive tests now negative with bleeding. I am almost 6 weeks.
My hcg level fr 15 wk & 1 day is 86420. Is there any possibilty of twins? As the scan is 3 weeks away. Please suggest
Wait for scan:
HCG results in normal pregnancies vary by a wide margin. HCG level alone is not a good indicator of twin pregnancy. You may consult this site for more info.
http://www. Pregnancy-baby-care. Com/articles/168/during-pregnancy/hcg-levels-during-pregnancy. Html ...Read more
My beta hcg level was 144 on Mar 21. 2 days after (Mar 23) it was 540. Is this increase of HCG a problem? Or can it be twins?
My hCG level at 6w was 62, 895 and at 6w5d 120, 896. Is this possibly twins? The 6w ultrasound showed 1 for sure and a light spot in the opp. Corner.
Hcg levels have a wide variation in normal pregnancy. In general levels are higher in twin pregnancies. See this site for more info.
http://americanpregnancy. Org/duringpregnancy/hcglevels. Html. ...Read more
My HCG levels were at 1621 on Sept 18. If it takes around 9 days for implantation, is there anyway I would have ovulated sept 2? I'm not having twins
Is it ok to have twins in 5-6 week gestiona, one sac but no heart beats. Hcg levels, 51330 iu/ml and after two days it became 57396iu/ml is it normal?
Wide range: Beta HCG in twin pregnancies is normally elevated above the level of singleton pregnancies, but has a wide range. At 9-10 weeks the levels should be around 250, 000 to 400, 000, however, the trending may be as important in the evaluation. Twin pregnancy is considered high risk and should have regular visits with ob. ...Read more
My hCG level is at bit high on 12th week of pregnancy. What does tht mean. Do I need to worry abt it?
Need an ultrasound: If you beta HCG is elevated, it may be normal or a sign of problems. A dramatically elevated HCG can be a "molar" pregnancy, which is a very abnormal placenta, usually without a fetus. This would be seen with ultrasound, twins will cause an elevated hcg. Sometimes fetal or placental problems can cause an elevated hcg, and again a detailed ultrasound would evaluate this. ...Read more
See below: It could mean incorrect dating, multiple gestation, or certain types of tumors. ...Read more
According to 1 of ur docs, it is possible to have a false negative HPT if the HCG level is too high. Does it mean it is sometimes too late to test?
What does it mean if I have high hCG level, 19106, and u/s showed gestational sac but no yolk sac or embryo?
Miscarriage: It means there is no embryo or fetus developing and will eventually become an apparent miscarriage. ...Read more
5 weeks, 3 days pregnant. Hcg level was 12, 247. Is that normal or too high? Doctor says it might be twins. Could it be?
It's fine: You can't tell multiples with a quant, but at 6 weeks an ultrasound will be reliable. ...Read more
My u/s showed I am 6 weeks 1 day but my blood test indicated I was 12-14 weeks. The u/s showed one baby so far, what could make the hCG level so high?
Ultrasound is right: Hcg levels don't mean much, the ultrasound is what is used for dating criteria. ...Read more
Pregnancy or tumor: Hcg is the normal hormonal product of the placenta and so levels are high in pregnancy; a urine pregnancy test looks for hcg. However some tumors also produce hcg, so a high level in a man, or in a non-pregnant woman, strongly suggests a tumor that needs to be found and treated as soon as possible. ...Read more
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 more
HCG: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin is a hormone that normally supports the development of the egg in the ovary, its release and then helps support pregnancy. However, some abnormal tissues can also produce this hormone or one very similar to it. Most pregnancy tests are based on this hormone. It use as a tumor marker requires a different setting and test system. ...Read more