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Doctor insights on: Hcg Drops Vs Injection

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Which is better: hCG drops or Omni drops?

Which is better: hCG drops or Omni drops?

Neither: I don't recommend either one. There is no scientific evidence that these drops work for weight loss. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How is kenalog (triamcinolone) injections on your blood sugar level compared to a cortisone injection?

How is kenalog (triamcinolone) injections on your blood sugar level compared to a cortisone injection?

Depends: There are different injection types. Intralesional which is a small amount in the surface of the skin or intramuscular which is within the muscle. There are also different doses. All of that would be necessary to answer your question. In general, the deeper the injection and the higher the strength the more likely it would impact your blood sugar. ...Read more

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Does the hCG diet (using injections) effect the beta hCG in a quantatative blood test?

Does the hCG diet (using injections) effect the beta hCG in a quantatative blood test?

Beta HCG : A very good question. The pills and injections given in the "hcg diet" will cause blood and urine levels of bhcg to rise. However, two measurements, a week or more apart, should differentiate between pregnancy ( where the levels will rise predictably) and diet drugs, assuming you are taking a constant dose for the diet treatments. ...Read more

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May beta serum hcg 2.2 or reference renege 10.0 mlu/ml im pregnant?

May beta serum hcg 2.2  or reference renege 10.0 mlu/ml im pregnant?

Unclear results: If your BHCG is 2 then this means that you are not pregnant. A BHCG of less than 5 means that you are not pregnant. If you are saying your BHCG is 10 then this could indicate a very early pregnancy and should be repeated. ...Read more

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What is the difference btw using celestone (betamethasone) or depot Medrol (methylprednisolone) for epidural steroid injections?

What is the difference btw using celestone (betamethasone) or depot Medrol (methylprednisolone) for epidural steroid injections?

Chemical Structure: Among physiatrists, anesthesiologist and other pain physicians, both of these steroids have a unique, and sometimes, interchangeable place in pain blocks depending on anatomical considerations (lumbar, cervical, transforaminal, etc.). Ask your physician what he/she is comfortable using, and why....They'll love the question! ...Read more

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Which cortisone eye drop is considered very safe compared to other cortisone anti inflammation eye drops?

Which cortisone eye drop is considered very safe compared to other cortisone anti inflammation eye drops?

A Spectrum: There are many steroid containing eyedrops. They vary in potency. Your ophthalmologist will give to you the one with the potency your condition requires. The two side effects of note are cataract formation which happens after years of use and elevation of the eye pressure (glaucoma) which can happen quickly. The less potent steroids will less likely do this. ...Read more

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Hcg diet side effects. Diferencies between drops and shots?

Hcg diet side effects. Diferencies between drops and shots?

Drops worthless: Drops are worthless. You need a qualified physician to administer correctly the injection HCG and the original 500 calorie diet with strict adherence. The diet only works on abnormal fat and once you rid yourself of abnormal fat you will not lose any more weight on the HCG diet. ...Read more

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Does repeated treatment with gonadotropin to induce ovulation increase serum FSH exactly 2 weeks after the last injection?

Does repeated treatment with gonadotropin to induce ovulation increase serum FSH exactly 2 weeks after the last injection?

Elevated FSH: No, the gonadotropins that you take for ovulation induction only increase the fsh level for a short period (that is why you have to take them daily). If you have not taken medication for 2 weeks then the serum fsh value reflects what your pituitary gland is producing. ...Read more

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Can patient undergo ovulation induction using gonal f (follitropin alfa) while using HRT mainly femoston 2/10 mg?

Doesn't make sense: In most cases this would not make much sense, although it could depend on 'why' and 'how' the hrt was being used. Estrogens such as in hrt are sometimes used in stimulation protocols with gonadotropins (such as gonal f, (follitropin alfa) ) an oral progestin would be an unlikely element of most protocols. ...Read more

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At what follicle size should an hCG trigger shot be administered in a medicated cycle?

At what follicle size should an hCG trigger shot be administered in a medicated cycle?

Depends: Usually ultra sound is by the vaginal route these days. If abdominal ultrasound is performed then the follicles are usually approximately 2 mm smaller. On Clomid (clomiphene) or Femara i usually trigger ovulation with HCG approximately 18 to 20 mm. With gonadotropins i normally trigger ovulation around 20 -21mm. Patients with pcos or polycystic ovarian syndrome triggering ovulation needs to be somewhat later at approximately 21 to 22 mm. ...Read more

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Is there any side effect of menodac 75 iu injection ( taken for ovulation )?

Is there any  side effect of menodac  75 iu  injection ( taken for ovulation  )?

Menodac: While the particular drug menodac isn't available in the u.S, in people taking a similar class of medications, they have >10% chance of headache, abdominal pain, nausea, and ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Less commonly they get flushing, dizziness, breast tenderness, hot flashes. ...Read more

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What are the results of amikacin sulphate injection ip (mikacin inj) 500mg i.v/i.m on ejaculation?

What are the results of amikacin sulphate injection ip (mikacin inj) 500mg i.v/i.m on ejaculation?

Here is ...: Amikacin is one of aminoglycoside-related antibiotics. Its use should not affect how ejaculation may take place. Ask Doc for specific detail timely. ...Read more

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How to reverse kenalog 40mg/ml injection suspension 9triamcinolone0 inject 1 ml itramuscularly once side effects?

How to reverse kenalog 40mg/ml injection suspension 9triamcinolone0 inject 1 ml itramuscularly once side effects?

Reversal agent?: Haven't heard of any reversal agent for an intramuscular or intradermal injection of a corticosteroid medication like kenalog (triamcinolone). One's primary care doctor and the doctor who did the injection can work together to help treat side effects, whatever those might be. ...Read more