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Expected H Cg Levels
Ok: Most ivf clinics only measure HCG levels approximately 9 days after a day 5 embryo transfer. However, some clinics feel that the combination of HCG levels and Progesterone levels have a more predictive value of a good pregnancy than HCG levels alone. Personally, we only measure hcg. Hope this helps and good luck. ...Read more
14dpo hCG 174, 16dpo hCG 342, 22dpo hCG 5656, progesterone 54. Could fast doubling time indicate molar pregnancy?
No: Molar pregnancies are almost never diagnosed this early. Good news! The hCG is rising at a mostly appropriate rate, the "doubling time" is not exact. Why are so many quants being done so many days in a row? ...Read more
16dpo hCG 342, 22dpo hCG 5656. Progesterone level 14dpo was 54. Normal pregnancy or possibility of molar pregnancy due to high progesterone?
If the pregnancy: Is normal, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Serum is the part of blood. It is the liquid part left when blood clots and is centrifuged . Many 'blood' tests, including beta HCG are done on serum. ...Read more
Hcg levels at 9weeks 3 days was 76,000, levels checked again at 9 weeks 5 days hcg was 80,000. When does hcg levels plateau? Normal or abnormal?
Why checking HCG?: It would be helpful if you provided the units on those lab values. Not sure if they're different in Canada vs. US. If you are truly 9 weeks pregnant why are they even checking your HCG levels? Are you bleeding? Is the baby measuring small? At 9 weeks gestation the most important findings are the baby's heart rate and if the baby is continuing to grow normally. ...Read more
Could I have a blighted ovum? Dpo 14 hCG level 12.5. Dpo 17 hCG level 36.7. Dpo 20 hCG level 160.3. Dpo 23 hCG level 506.2.
What is the timing?: What is the time difference between the results? ...Read more
Not sure: Hard to say what slow means. Did you have a d;c or miscarry naturally. The level should become zero in a week or two after a spontaneous miscarriage but it depends on how high the level was when it started. ...Read more
Beta HCG level 920 twelve days past embryo transfer. Is that normal? What are normal levels post-transfer?
Zero: Remember there is no sharing of blood or chemicals between a fetus and mother until the fetus is well established and growing. This is about fourteen days after conception. ...Read more