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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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Does quantitative beta hCG use serum to detect hCG in blood?

Does quantitative beta hCG use serum to detect hCG in blood?

Yes: Serum is the part of blood. It is the liquid part left when blood clots and is centrifuged . Many 'blood' tests, including beta HCG are done on serum. ...Read more

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High follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh) and luteinizing hormone (lh)--what are normal levels at ovulation?

High follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh) and luteinizing hormone (lh)--what are normal levels at ovulation?

Varies: Lh levels peak just before ovulation, usually over 25 iu/l. During the rest of the cycle lh levels should be very low. Fsh levels are slightly high (5-10 iu/l) around cycle day #3 and also peak just before ovulation, around 15iu/l. ...Read more

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FSH=4.5, LH=5.3, Progesteron=1.5, Testosterone=0.5, SHB Glob=46, Test/SHBG ratio=1.1, Prolactin=110, 17 bet OST=145. Test taken after menses, Normal?

Need units: on your prolactin level. The usual units are ng/mL, if yours is 110 ng/mL it is very significantly elevated. Please check those units! ...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 in ovarian cancer?

Hcg levels in ovarian cancer?

Usually none: Only a primary ovarian choriocarcinoma, or some dysgerminomas, will produce hcg. ...Read more

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16dpo hCG 342, 22dpo hCG 5656. Progesterone level 14dpo was 54. Normal pregnancy or possibility of molar pregnancy due to high progesterone?

16dpo hCG 342, 22dpo hCG 5656. Progesterone level 14dpo was 54. Normal pregnancy or possibility of molar pregnancy due to high progesterone?

Multiple gestation: The hcg has risen faster than expected. While this can be due to a molar pregnancy, it can also be a sign of a multiple gestation. An ultrasound can give you the answer. Both are seen well on ultrasound. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are normal hCG levels?

What are normal hCG levels?

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

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What are normal estradiol and progesterone levels after embryo transfer?

What are normal estradiol and progesterone levels after embryo transfer?

Questionable: Most don't assess these values following an embryo transfer the type of Progesterone may also affect these levels in general...For those taking im progesterone...Levels are greater than 30-50 (but this measures all types of progesterones that are not important vaginal forms give levels that are >15 and are the pure and the most important ones. ...Read more

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Does mirena (levonorgestrel) affect hCG test?

Does mirena (levonorgestrel) affect hCG test?

No.: Any pregnancy test done on a patient with a Mirena (levonorgestrel) should be negative. If you have a positive test, you need to see your doctor right away, to see if you are pregnant with the iud in place. There is a high risk of ectopic pregnancy when one conceives w/mirena in place. There are other, very uncommon causes of + HCG test, but pregnancy is the first condition to be checked for. ...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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What are quantitative hCG blood tests?

What are quantitative hCG blood tests?

Hormone test: Human chorionic gonadotrophic hormone is generally increased in pregnancy and serves as the basis of pregnancy tests. Quantitative HCG tests also provide information about the health of the placenta. High HCG levels are also seen in some tumors of the ovary and testes. ...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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What is hcg?

What is hcg?

Pregnancy Hormone: Hcg or human chorionic gonadotropin, also commonly known as the pregnancy hormone. It is a hormone that is produced by the placenta of a pregnant woman. It is detectable in the blood and urine within days of fertilization. ...Read more

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Is 73 a good beta hcg?

Is 73 a good beta hcg?

Hormone: It is difficult to say if a level of HCG is good, based on one level. Hcg levels tend to increase exponentially in the first trimester of pregnancy. A HCG of 73 could be a normal very early pregnancy at 4+ weeks. Many times we will follow HCG levels over time. ...Read more

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What dose hCG negative mean?

What dose hCG negative mean?

No placenta: A negative HCG means that the cells that produce this hormone are not present nor are they making this hormone. Hcg is commonly referred to as a pregnancy test but the test can be positive without fetal tissue. ...Read more

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Do the hCG drop work and how?

Do the hCG drop work and how?

No: 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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Do they make an oral hCG drug?

Do they make an oral hCG drug?

No: Solely an intramuscular injection because the molecule will no longer work after being broken down by stomach acids and metabolized by the liver. ...Read more

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Hcg, what physical test is it?

HCG levels: Are used in pregnancy testing. If this is not what you were asking then please clarify and re-ask question. ...Read more

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What does hCG total qn 16 mean ?

What does hCG total qn 16 mean ?

Indeterminate: Hcg of less than 5 is negative for pregnancy and above 25 is considered positive...So at 16..It is a "not-sure" level. If you are tesing for pregnancy, repeat in a few days to a wk later, if no change or lower...Than negative...If gets significantly higher, then congrats... Consult your doc...Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when HCG is 6c?

What does it mean when HCG is 6c?

Indeterminate: Hcg of less than 5 is negative for pregnancy and above 25 is considered positive.So at 6 , It is a "not-sure" level. Repeat in a few days to a week later to see if there is a change. If no change or lower than it is negative.If it gets significantly higher, then it is positive. ...Read more

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Hcg serves as the basiis for what?

Hcg serves as the basiis for what?

Hormone: Hcg is human Chorionic Gonadotropin and is made by the human placenta. It's production during pregnancy has resulted in the development of the pregnancy test: both blood and urine tests (including the over the counter tests). It can be used in fertility treatments for both females and males. ...Read more

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1300 hCG at 4 weeks, is that high?

1300 hCG at 4 weeks, is that high?

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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Whst is the best hCG dtops to take?

Whst is the best hCG dtops to take?

Can't recommend: These rapid weight loss drops are being promoted; I have not heard any physician say they are evidence-based, and the little i've read about their claims makes little sense. It's your money; especially if you crash-diet, be sure you're getting enough nutrients and don't scramble your fluids & electrolytes. ...Read more

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What are the doseges of hCG for men?

What are the doseges of hCG for men?

HCG for men: HCG is a hormone which can stimulate sperm production, and is given in shots of 5000 to 10000 units, depending on the hormonal assay, which should be provided by your healthcare professional who is prescribing the HCG. The results of the serum testosterone level post HCG will dictate the efficiency of the dose of HCG, so ask your doctor for an explanation. ...Read more

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Can taking extra hCG be bad for you?

Can taking extra hCG be bad for you?

Probably: It depends on if you are a man or woman and the dose. There is probably a dose-related effect for risk of clots or overstimulation of ovaries. Women get elevation of estrogen (which causes its own problems) and men get elevation of testosterone (which can fuel prostate issues). Always take the recommended dose or consult with a professional. ...Read more

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Is using hCG good for a heavy person?

Is using hCG good for a heavy person?

No: The fda has issued warnings against the use of HCG for weight loss. There is no scientific data to back up its use. It is a hormone secreted by the placenta during pregnancy, and as any pregnant woman will tell you, they don't lose weight. ...Read more

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What is the best hcg hi health sells?

Clarification needed: Searching for "HCG" on the hihealth site does not yield any results. Can you be more specific about the products you are trying to compare? ...Read more

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Can hCG go up then down then up again?

Can hCG go up then down then up again?

HCG: Hcg can sometimes not follow the norm of doubling every 48 hrs. It depends on what is going on with the pregnancy. ...Read more

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How does hCG work on a frozen transfer?

How does hCG work on a frozen transfer?

No impact: the HCG shot is given an order to help you ovulate, and if you are having a frozen transfer then you have no need for ovulation and so this medication would not usually be used ...Read more

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Help! Is 190 HCG a low number at 4 weeks?

Yes: it is low; repeat the test in 48 hours and it should double if normal ...Read more