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My Hcg doubling time went from 42 hours to 68 hours. Does this mean I'm most likely going to miscarry. ?

My Hcg doubling time went from 42 hours to 68 hours. Does this mean I'm most likely going to miscarry. ?

It really depends: The significance of doubling time depends on how far along you are in pregnancy. The rate of increase in HCG peaks at about 8-10 weeks then starts declining after that. If you're less than 8-10 weeks along, then a combination of symptoms, clinical judgment and serial ultrasounds are at least as important as HCG levels in determining the fate of your pregnancy. Please talk to your OB. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Why do doctors check hCG doubling times?

Why do doctors check hCG doubling times?

Health of Preg: A healthy preg, esp. 1st trimester, will approximately double HCG values every 48 hrs. Anything less makes your doctor concerned for.Poss miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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My beta hcg was 59.6 progesterone 20.5 on 4/15. I was started on prog suppos. Today hcg 234.8, progesterone 27. Is 72.4 hrs doubling time ok?

Probably adequate: BHCG should increase by 66% every 48 hours. There can be variation though so this should not be used as a definitive tool to confirm pregnancy viability. ...Read more