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Hcg Levels In Men
Had spontaneous abortion 16 June 2014. Had brownish spotting... Then became fresh bld again. Hcg level 7th July was 15. Now its heavier. Is it mens?
Possibly: But it would be best to see your provider for exam and possible therapy options. ...Read more
Zero: If you are woman and not pregnant, it is wha s testd n urinary pregnacty tests. Men or women with choriocarcinomas can have quite highlevels secretd by thei tumors, and hydatiform moles, teratomas and seminomas can have lower levels that need experts to interpert. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Hcg levels can vary significantly in different pregnancies at different times of preg. Extremly high levels can indicate other disease processes like gestational
trophoplastc disease. The value needs to be weighed in view of the whole clinical picture. This would be best evaluated by a board certified obgyn. ...Read more
Varies by individual: Every person's levels are different. You can find tables online that will give you a range of levels by pregnancy week. Also know that the levels peak between weeks 10-12 and then decrease somewhat. In early pregnancy your levels should roughly double every 48-72 hours. ...Read more
HCG fluctuation?: Hello Ruby, HCG (human chorionic gonadotrophin) IN PREGANCY goes up and stays up in the pregnancy and goes down if you miscarry or have a normal full term delivery. If it is used as a marker for various cancers it will go down as treatment begins to be effective and fluctuate depending on the type of cancer & treatment. Healthy people should be low! Thx ...Read more
Not a good guide:
HCG results vary widely in normal pregnancy and are not a good indicator of the gestational age. See this site for more info in this topic.
http://www. Babymed. Com/hcg-level-in-early-pregnancy ...Read more
Hormone: Hcg is the hormone of pregnancy and made by the placenta. It is most commonly seen in pregnant women. In women with retained placenta they can still have HCG levels. Hcg levels can also be detected in certain tumors, like liver tumors, certain ovarian tumors and others, and if the person is taking HCG shots. ...Read more
Levels: It really doesn't mean anything until you compare it to another level. Basically it just means you are pregnant. Levels should increase every few days. ...Read more
Yes: There can be a lot of variation but that is normal. If anything maybe a little on the high side suggest5ing multiple pregnancy. What matters most is how it rises over time. ...Read more
Yes.: Hcg is a hormone that rises predictably after becoming pregnant. There are at home tests (urine dipstick test) that simply test for the presence of HCG at a certain concentration found in pregnancy, but a blood draw in a doctor's office or hospital is required to determine the absolute HCG level. ...Read more
No, wide normal:
Range. Normal HCG levels have a wide range. See this site for more info.
http://americanpregnancy. Org/duringpregnancy/hcglevels. Html. ...Read more
Live your life: Not sure what you are really asking. The question makes no sense medically. After a miscarriage you go about living your life. ...Read more
None: HCG levels are expected to be elevated in a pregnant state. ...Read more
No: If your LMP was 2/9, then 375 would not be a normal beta HCG unless your periods were irregular. Is it possible you made a typo and your LMP was 3/9? If so, that would be normal HCG level for LMP of 3/9. Best, . ...Read more
Need more info: All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. Why was the test done? Why was it repeated? What were the signs and symptoms surrounding the episodes of testing? ...Read more