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Which is a better predictor of Down syndrome during the first trimester screening, low papp-a or high hCG levels? Or the ratio between the two values?

Which is a better predictor of Down syndrome during the first trimester screening, low papp-a or high hCG levels? Or the ratio between the two values?

Four tests: A combination of four tests, quad screen, is done twice as a screening test for down syndrome. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/quad-screen/my00127. ...Read more

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1300 hCG at 4 weeks, is that high?

1300 hCG at 4 weeks, is that high?

Pregnancy: Its just a number, it has to increase on a daily basis at least some or double in value in 48 hrs. The ultraosund will tell you how advanced your pregnancy is. That is just a part of the pregnancy, . We must look at the whole picture, not just a lab. ...Read more

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What are the doseges of hCG for men?

What are the doseges of hCG for men?

HCG for men: HCG is a hormone which can stimulate sperm production, and is given in shots of 5000 to 10000 units, depending on the hormonal assay, which should be provided by your healthcare professional who is prescribing the HCG. The results of the serum testosterone level post HCG will dictate the efficiency of the dose of HCG, so ask your doctor for an explanation. ...Read more

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Hcg on 10/17 was 39, 2days later 69, should I be concerned?

Hcg on 10/17 was 39, 2days later 69, should I be concerned?

What was the prog: Progesterone level, as that should be measured also as a high one is good, one less than 10 is worrisome , one less than 5 is bad, the beta is supposed to double every 3 days, and go up by at least 66% in 2 days so now yours is normal so far, if u were my pt would repeat in 3 days along with a Progesterone level. ...Read more

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If my hCG was 14, 000 at 5 weeks what will it be at 8 weeks?

If my hCG was 14, 000 at 5 weeks what will it be at 8 weeks?

Varies: There is a very wide variation in HCG levels. The HCG levels generally double about every two days and peaks at 150, 000 to 200, 000 by about 10 or 12 weeks. The level then declines to 50, 000 or so for the rest of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is hCG diet ?

What is hCG diet ?

Risky: There are lots of risks involved with a severe calorie restriction diet and with HCG injections. I would not recommend this to my patients. ...Read more

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What is an hCG shot?

What is an hCG shot?

Triggers ovulation : For women undergoing infertility treatment a bhcg hormone shot can be used to trigger ovulation to help people get pregnant. ...Read more

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Is hCG diet dangerous?

Is hCG diet dangerous?

Its probably safe: It will raise testosterone levels in men. The HCG diet has had side effects, but those are due to rapid weight loss (gall stones) and eating only 500 calories per day, starvation is not a great plan. I doubt the HCG itself causes many or any problems if used in low doses. ...Read more

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