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What are the side effects of hCG drops and injections?

What are the side effects of hCG drops and injections?

Many: The U.S. FDA, has approved the hormone HCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin, for the treatment of infertility. It also has become popular for weight loss. HCG can cause blood clots, pain at the site of the injection, numbness, tingling, confusion, dizziness and headaches. Women are prone to a condition known as ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome, a potentially life-threatening disorder. ...Read more

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Why is weightloss injections b12(1cc)&hcg(half cc) bad or unsafe(without 500calorie plan;just a reg weightloss prog), &what r the side effects?

Why is weightloss injections b12(1cc)&hcg(half cc) bad or unsafe(without 500calorie plan;just a reg weightloss prog), &what r the side effects?

It is safe: The HCG diet requires strict adherence to the original 500 calorie diet in order to work the way it is supposed to. It is very difficult to stay on 500 calories a day without the aid of hcg. Plus the HCG allows for ketosis which uses abnormal fat as its primary fuel source, so you lose 1-2 pounds of fat per day. The B12 gives more energy, which is why it is sometimes added to the mix. ...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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I've heard of hCG drops and i was wondering what side effects it may have?

I've heard of hCG drops and i was wondering what side effects it may have?

Not recommended: Hcg "drops" were taken off the market in december 2011. The fda and ftc sent warning letters to multiple companies selling these products for making unsubstantiated claims. http://tinyurl.com/mqklddh homeopathic HCG differs from products given by injection, which are still on the market. Besides the daily injections, a 500 calorie diet is also required. The HCG supposedly prevents hunger. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hCG drops? And what are some side effects of it?

Is it safe to use hCG drops? And what are some side effects of it?

No: Not a good idea. Please see the link below from the fda. http://www.fda.gov/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm281333.htm. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of hCG weight lose treatment in long and short term?

What are the side effects of hCG weight lose treatment in long and short term?

Doesn't sound safe: The HCG diet has a person eating 500 calories a day for more than a month. That's just one big slice of pizza a day. A 4-month old baby eats 500 calories a day. Anybody on 500 calories a day is on a starvation diet and will lose weight. It doesn't sound safe. Extremely low calorie diets don't work because the weight comes back when one starts eating again. Long-term lifestyle changes are needed. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of human chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) ?

What are the side effects of human chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) ?

Ovulation: Hcg is a benign medication for most women. Ovulation is triggered with its use. There can be rare allergic reactions or burning with injection. ...Read more

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Is the hCG diet safe? I bought drops but am scared of side effects. I have ovarian cysts and heard hCG can turn them cancerous? Is this true?

Is the hCG diet safe? I bought drops but am scared of side effects. I have ovarian cysts and heard hCG can turn them cancerous? Is this true?

It's silly stuff: The 'hcg diet' is an 800-calorie severely restrictive diet and this is why you lose weight. The overpriced placebo that is tacked on will probably do nothing. Further, HCG does not turn ovarian cysts cancerous. Why not take the money and join a fitness club, make friends, and embark on a far happier and less fear-darkened life? Cheers. ...Read more

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My testosterone was 470. I started seeing a wellnessfocused doctor and he has started me on hCG to help boost my testosterone. Are there any side effects of this?

My testosterone was 470. I started seeing a wellnessfocused doctor and he has started me on hCG to help boost my testosterone. Are there any side effects of this?

HGH: Hgh is used to boost hgh not testosterone. Your testosterone is low normal range. Are they replacing your testosterone as well? Would not recommend in a 28 yo with normal testosterone. ...Read more

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