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Dr. Tonya Kozminski
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Hcg Level (Definition)

Beta-HCG is a pregnancy hormone. It is expected to double every 2 days in a normal pregnancy. If the level rises too slowly, it may indicate an ectopic pregnancy. If it drops, it usually means ...Read more


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Do hCG levels rise with a blighted ovum?

Do hCG levels rise with a blighted ovum?

Sometimes: Usually they do rise up to a certain point. Sometimes they rise even after the abnormality of found. And other times the hormones plateau or start to decrease a bit. Can vary. ...Read more

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How fast do hcg levels rise after taking the hcg drops?

How fast do hcg levels rise after taking the hcg drops?

Unable to answer: I googled hCG drops. If you're buying them on the Internet, They are not even human chronic gonadotropin. Therefore, Your hCG level would not rise. If you're getting them from a physician, you should ask the physician because he or she would know the composition of what you're taking. Sorry I cannot give you a better answer without more information like the brand of what you're using. ...Read more

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Progesterone and hCG levels early pregnancy after ivf?

Progesterone and hCG levels early pregnancy after ivf?

Ok: Most ivf clinics only measure HCG levels approximately 9 days after a day 5 embryo transfer. However, some clinics feel that the combination of HCG levels and Progesterone levels have a more predictive value of a good pregnancy than HCG levels alone. Personally, we only measure hcg. Hope this helps and good luck. ...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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Hcg levels dropping slowly after miscarriage, pregnant or problem?

Hcg levels dropping slowly after miscarriage, pregnant or problem?

Not sure: Hard to say what slow means. Did you have a d;c or miscarry naturally. The level should become zero in a week or two after a spontaneous miscarriage but it depends on how high the level was when it started. ...Read more

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Hcg levels at 9 weeks 40000 normal?

Hcg levels at 9 weeks 40000 normal?

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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14dpo hCG 174, 16dpo hCG 342, 22dpo hCG 5656, progesterone 54. Could fast doubling time indicate molar pregnancy?

14dpo hCG 174, 16dpo hCG 342, 22dpo hCG 5656, progesterone 54. Could fast doubling time indicate molar pregnancy?

No: Molar pregnancies are almost never diagnosed this early. Good news! The hCG is rising at a mostly appropriate rate, the "doubling time" is not exact. Why are so many quants being done so many days in a row? ...Read more

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Hcg levels at 9weeks 3 days was 76,000, levels checked again at 9 weeks 5 days hcg was 80,000. When does hcg levels plateau? Normal or abnormal?

Hcg levels at 9weeks 3 days was 76,000, levels checked again at 9 weeks 5 days hcg was 80,000. When does hcg levels plateau? Normal or abnormal?

Why checking HCG?: It would be helpful if you provided the units on those lab values. Not sure if they're different in Canada vs. US. If you are truly 9 weeks pregnant why are they even checking your HCG levels? Are you bleeding? Is the baby measuring small? At 9 weeks gestation the most important findings are the baby's heart rate and if the baby is continuing to grow normally. ...Read more

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

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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Hcg level not doubling saw a heartbeat rate 115 at 6 weeks. High chance of miscarriage?

Hcg level not doubling saw a heartbeat rate 115 at 6 weeks.  High chance of miscarriage?

Advanced maternal ag: Unfortunately it is a watch and wait scenario. After the age of 35 the risk of miscarriage is much higher. The pregnancy hormone does not exactly have to double but it does need to rise and we hope for the heart rate to stay 120-180. ...Read more

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Fsh level 7.5, LH level 11, progesterone level 2.5, and thyroid level 1.8. Are all these normal? 16th day of cycle. Irregular periods.

Fsh level 7.5, LH level 11, progesterone level 2.5, and thyroid level 1.8. Are all these normal? 16th day of cycle. Irregular periods.

Sounds like PCOS: These levels show you have not ovulated by day 16 due to the lower progesterone. Typically throughout the month the fsh is higher than the lh. The lh goes up just before ovulation to trigger the release of the egg. This is what on ovulation predictor kit is checking for. You could be seeing the lh surge just before ovulation which could happen as late as day 20, or it could be high b/c of pcos. ...Read more

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Hcg level doubling fast, do I have twins?

Ultrasound: No way to tell for sure until you get to a 6 week ultrasound, before then it's pure guesswork. ...Read more

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Blighted ovum or potential ectopic? My HCG levels doubled, then dropped twice before rising again. OBGYN is recommending methotrexate.

Blighted ovum or potential ectopic?  My HCG levels doubled, then dropped twice before rising again. OBGYN is recommending methotrexate.

Good idea: After multiple lab examinations, if there is still nothing seen in the uterus and a rising HCG, you most certainly have an abnormal pregnancy that should be actively managed. A dilation and curettage would help to figure out if the abnormal pregnancy was in the uterus. If it was confirmed that it was not in the uterus, then methotrexate would be a good idea along with continued lab follow up. ...Read more

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