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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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Mar 17 hCG level was 17201. March 18 u/s showed hb & 6 weeks 5 days. March 20 hCG level only 23315. Is this low doubling rate a concern if prev m/c?

Mar 17 hCG level was 17201. March 18 u/s showed hb & 6 weeks 5 days. March 20 hCG level only 23315. Is this low doubling rate a concern if prev m/c?

Defer to your Doctor: This does not in any way represent a healthy pregnancy. But, you failed to share with us what the doctor caring for you has reported or predicted or recommended. Given the gravity of the nature i would defer to the expert on the ground. ...Read more

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Hcg not doubling. 13dpo was 94 and went to 141 in 48 hours then 289 then 481 then 770 and showed small sac on u/s. 7 days later went to 2409, viable?

Hcg not doubling. 13dpo was 94 and went to 141 in 48 hours then 289  then 481 then 770 and showed small sac on u/s. 7 days later went to 2409, viable?

HCG doubling: The rule of thumb of doubling per 48 hours is a LOOSE estimate. At least 66% increase per 48 hours is still a good sign. And sometimes it can be a "staggered" rise, with a rise of less than 66% followed by a rapid rise. Overall 66% rise per 48 hours averaged over the testing time would be reassuring for viability. Are you saying it took 7 days to go from 770 to 2409? ...Read more

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At what level do hCG numbers start doubling at a slower rate?

After 12 to 14 weeks: The HCG will typically double every two days during the first trimester (about 13 weeks). The HCG level will usually peak at about 200, 000 then begin a gradual decline during the midtrimester to a level of 50, 000 to 100, 000. ...Read more

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I was supposed to get my pd earlythis month, when it didn't come i took a test 5 times- all positive, my hCG qn level was 367. What does that mean?

I was supposed to get my pd earlythis month, when it didn't come i took a test 5 times- all positive, my hCG qn level was 367. What does that mean?

Pregnancy: Early pregnancy HCG levels increase as time goes on. A markedly elevated HCG can be marker for serious condition called hydatid mole. Hcg level not consistent with this condition. ...Read more

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How many times can you complete the HCG diet?

How many times can you complete the HCG diet?

Not working?: If you are having to do a diet plan over and over again then one must conclude that this particular diet is not working for you very well. Maybe it is time to try something different and hopefully you will experience more success. ...Read more