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I had two grade A blastocysts transferred on day 5. My hCG levels are: 9dpt 498, 13dpt 2994, 16dpt 9400 Does this suggest multiple gestation?

I had two grade A blastocysts transferred on day 5. My hCG levels are: 9dpt 498, 13dpt 2994, 16dpt 9400 Does this suggest multiple gestation?

Yes: In a normal singleton pregnancy these levels should double. The fact that they are closer to quadrupling suggests but does not diagnose twins. You should know soon with an ultrasound. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Dx with pcos. Have had a normal period for over a year now, but am now two months late. Experiencing multiple pregnancy symptoms but got negative test result. Is it possible my hCG levels are too low to read bc of pcos?

Dx with pcos. Have had a normal period for over a year now, but am now two months late. Experiencing multiple pregnancy symptoms but got negative test result. Is it possible my hCG levels are too low to read bc of pcos?

Possible: It is always possible that you may be pregnant when you miss a period. Because you have pcos, it's hard to know if you are pregnant or simply skipping periods. Symptoms of pcos can mimic symptoms of pregnancy as well. If the tests have been negative it is unlikely that you're pregnant. Blood pregnancy tests are more sensitive than urine and can help alleviate your concerns. ...Read more

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I'm perfectly sure I'm 4w2d pregnant (gestational age). My hCG level is 690. Is it too high? Could it be twin pregnancy?

I'm perfectly sure I'm 4w2d pregnant (gestational age). My hCG level is 690. Is it too high? Could it be twin pregnancy?

HCG: Twins are always possible. The HCG number may be inaccurate in terms of dating. The best way to be sure, or to diagnose twinning is to have an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I am 6 weeks pregnant hcg level 393 and no gestational sac was shown on internal scan but there was thickening is there any hope for my pregnancy?

I am 6 weeks pregnant hcg level 393 and no gestational sac was shown on internal scan but there was thickening is there any hope for my pregnancy?

Normal: At the level of your beta HCG, its normal not to see anything on Ultrasound. I wouldn't worry about it
Repeat US in 1-2 weeks and you should be able to get more information
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Hcg level of 20466 and sac measuring 6w6d but only yolk sac and gestational sac, they said it wasn't a viable pregnancy, is it too soon? What do I do

Pregnancy: If it is not viable pregnancy, your HCG level will not increase but will go down. Checking level in 48 hours may be helpful. The level of HCG doesn't play much role unless it is too low. ...Read more

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I have had an ultrasound dating my pregnancy 4w5d with just gestational sac. Lmp says 7. Hcg levels are over 4000. What is likely in this pregnancy?

I have had an ultrasound dating my pregnancy 4w5d with just gestational sac. Lmp says 7. Hcg levels are over 4000. What is likely in this pregnancy?

Wait a while: Most likely answer is that you are less far along than you thought, in which case in 2 weeks you should see an almost 7 wk fetus with heart activity. If not, then there has been early embryonic demise and the pregnancy has failed. Time will tell. Good luck. ...Read more

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With postpartum gestational trophoblastic disease would hCG levels be high enough to make a home pregnancy test show a positive result?

With postpartum gestational trophoblastic disease would hCG levels be high enough to make a home pregnancy test show a positive result?

Yes: Very likely. You need to be under the care of a gyn specialist that is comfortable treating this problem. In addition to treatment, HCG levels are followed very closely. ...Read more

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My wife's LMP is 11-03-17. Yesterday BHCG value is 654. she is 4W 5 days gestation age when test is taken. Is HCG level low? Doc said 2000 is expected

My wife's LMP is 11-03-17. Yesterday BHCG value is 654. she is 4W 5 days gestation age when test is taken. Is HCG level low? Doc said 2000 is expected

BetaHCG may be OK: The ranges of normal levels of betaHCG are quite variable and one value of 654 may not be considered a reliable means to date your pregnancy. Serial measurements of betaHCG x2 or 3, normally doubling levels and reassuring sonographic findings once the betaHCG have passed 1500 to 2000 will give you a much more accurate sense of the viability, location and of the gestational age of your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is an hCG level of 11.9 in the third or in the second week and is bad gestation please answer me quickly?

Is an hCG level of 11.9 in the third or in the second week and is bad gestation please answer me quickly?

See below: This is low normal wait until the fourth week it should rapidly elevatwe by then but at this point in time this could still be normal. ...Read more

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I had 2 pregnancy blood tests, both showed hCG level: less than 1 and less than 2. Does that confirm that I'm not pregnant?

Timing of test: The tests tell you that the results are not diagnostic of pregnancy. How many days is your period overdue? Even a blood pregnancy test may not become positive till about a couple of days after the missed period. ...Read more

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I'm supposed to be 6w 4d my hCG levels were tested today and in the 70000 is that a sign of molar pregnancy or would thy be higher?

I'm supposed to be 6w 4d my hCG levels were tested today and in the 70000 is that a sign of molar pregnancy or would thy be higher?

A little high: For 6w 4d, that's a little high. Doesn't necessarily mean you have a molar pregnancy. You could actually be a few days father than 6w 4d. You could also be carrying multiples. Though it's on the high end, it could also be normal. An ultrasound would definitely help you determine, schedule one asap if you're worried. ...Read more

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I'm 7 weeks pregnant, a week ago my hCG level was 397, is there anything to worry about? What is the ideal hCG level at this stage of pregnancy?

I'm 7 weeks pregnant, a week ago my hCG level was 397, is there anything to worry about? What is the ideal hCG level at this stage of pregnancy?

Doesn't add up: 7 weeks and 397 are not adding up. Here's a great website that gives some good ranges according to age of pregnancy. It's possible that you're not 7 weeks pregnant.... An ultrasound would help a lot to correlate the information and provide you reassurance. Talk to your doctor about an ultrasound. Hope all's well! ...Read more

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Pregnant, hcg levels trending 100-208-278-350 over 2 weeks...no results on u/s...could it still be a viable pregnancy? No bleeding or cramps

Pregnant, hcg levels trending 100-208-278-350 over 2 weeks...no results on u/s...could it still be a viable pregnancy? No bleeding or cramps

Hcg: Hcg levels rise in a variable fashion. I certainly wouldn't see anything in the uterus with those levels. Maybe ask your physician to do a progesterone level. A normal is above 8 in pregnancy and nonviable pregnancies and ectopics are usually (not always) associated with very low levels often times less than 2. Not every OB will do progesterone levels, but it won't hurt to ask. ...Read more

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5 wks preg and hcg levels are decreasing. Over 30 hours later and still no cramping or bleeding. Is a m/c inevitable or could the pregnancy succeed?

5 wks preg and hcg levels are decreasing. Over 30 hours later and still no cramping or bleeding. Is a m/c inevitable or could the pregnancy succeed?

Likely miscarriage: If your hcg levels are going down, it is very unlikely that this will be a successful pregnancy. It can take your body a week or two, sometimes longer, to actually begin the process of bleeding/cramping. You need to see your doctor to make sure the pregnancy is not an ectopic (in the tube), and if it is non viable pregnancy then you can discuss options with your doctor about treatment options. ...Read more

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I'm confused:some doctors say that an hCG level of 634 is possible only a few days after intercourse? Others say no it would be a week +into pregnancy

I'm confused:some doctors say that an hCG level of 634 is possible only a few days after intercourse? Others say no it would be a week +into pregnancy

Not possible.: It's impossible for HCG to be detected in the blood until after the embryo implants into the lining of the uterus. This happens at about 7 days after conception. For the first few days after conception, the embryo is free floating. There is no way to detect a pregnancy until implantation occurs. You'll need to use your judgement about which answer seems correct. ...Read more

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My hcg level is 93, 423 in pregnancy at 8 weeks is that a good thing?

My hcg level is 93, 423 in pregnancy at 8 weeks is that a good thing?

Maybe;sono is better: Levels of blood betaHCG obtained after 4 to 6 weeks of pregnancy can vary very widely and usually reflect trophoblastic activity or placental development but do not necessarily the status of the embryo. A transvaginal sonogram performed by a skilled certified sonographer will provide you better information and answer your question. ...Read more

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My hcg levels are at <2.39 does this mean I am in early pregnancy?

My hcg levels are at <2.39 does this mean I am in early pregnancy?

HCG: A positive pregnancy test means that the HCG level has become high enough to detect – for blood tests that means over 25 mIU/ml. If this was a blood test, please discuss with the ordering provider. ...Read more

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


Dr. Victor Beshay
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Multiple Pregnancy (Definition)

A singleton pregnancy means there is only one baby in the womb. A multiple pregnancy means that there is more than one: Twins, ...Read more