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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
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
FSH=4.5, LH=5.3, Progesteron=1.5, Testosterone=0.5, SHB Glob=46, Test/SHBG ratio=1.1, Prolactin=110 Miu/L, 17 bet OST=145. Test after menses, Normal?
High follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh) and luteinizing hormone (lh)--what are normal levels at ovulation?
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?
Testost. Lev. Are normal, LH levels normal.But prolactine levels are 2.0 ng\ml.I am escitalopram user.What to di?
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
Fsh level 7.5, LH level 11, progesterone level 2.5, and thyroid level 1.8. Are all these normal? Not pregnant. Irregular periods.
Depends: It depends on where you were in your cycle when the tests were done. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read more
Could I have a blighted ovum? Dpo 14 hCG level 12.5. Dpo 17 hCG level 36.7. Dpo 20 hCG level 160.3. Dpo 23 hCG level 506.2.
What is the timing?: What is the time difference between the results? ...Read more
TTC missed cycle. Blood tests: FSH 3 IU/L LH 18 IU/L E2 485 pmol/L prolactin 298 mIU/L. What stage of cycle? BT 36.84C
16dpo hCG 342, 22dpo hCG 5656. Progesterone level 14dpo was 54. Normal pregnancy or possibility of molar pregnancy due to high progesterone?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is hcg?
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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