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Doctor insights on: Hcg Quantitative Levels

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I had implantation on the same day i had beta quantitative done 5/6 dpo, would there have been hCG detected? My level was <1.00.

I had implantation on the same day i had beta quantitative done 5/6 dpo, would there have been hCG detected? My level was <1.00.

Not usually: Following HCG shot prior to retrieval a blood test for b-hcg will be positive for about a week. Would expect neg beta on day of et but honestly why would you check it? ...Read more

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I tested positive for pregnancy. A quantitative hCG test at 3w6d since LMP showed a level of 40. 5 days later my hCG was 120. Is this increase too low?

I tested positive for pregnancy. A quantitative hCG test at 3w6d since LMP showed a level of 40. 5 days later my hCG was 120. Is this increase too low?

Wide variation: There is wide variation in HCG levels in normal pregnancies. Your levels are within normal limits. See this site for more info. http://americanpregnancy.org/while-pregnant/hcg-levels/ ...Read more

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Hcg of 82 at 4 weeks 0 days then at 4 weeks 2 days levels where 265, tripling in 48 hours can it be a sign of mulitples?

Probably not : It's possible but using bhcg patterns for that is not reliable. I would just interpret this as a nice normal rising pattern. ...Read more

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How soon / when does hCG reach a level of 25mlu? This is threshold for most tests?

How soon / when does hCG reach a level of 25mlu?  This is threshold for most tests?

Within 10 days: The HCG level starts rising shortly after fertilization. Typically most pregnancies will see a level over 25 miu once 7 days have elapsed after fertilization/conception. Hence, by the time one would expect a new period, the pregnancy test should be positive if conception has occurred. Most tests will turn positive when the HCG level exceeds 25 miu. ...Read more

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What does a HCG IU/L level of <2 mean? It says ref range: <5 thanks

What does a HCG IU/L level of <2 mean? It says ref range: <5 thanks

Not pregnant: Less than 2 in this case means the level is below the detection limit of the test. Normal ...Read more