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Hcg Shows Established Pregnancy (Overview)

HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) is a hormone made by the growing embryo (baby) and placenta during pregnancy. A low to medium level test result that is increasing each day usually means an established pregnancy.


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Is it true that hCG sometimes doesn't show up on a pregnancy test till your 6-7 weeks i'm late over a wk but test was negative?

Is it true that hCG sometimes doesn't show up on a pregnancy test till your 6-7 weeks i'm late over a wk but test was negative?

Not likely: The current tests for HCG are quite sensitive and a properly done test, after a week of missed period, will be positive, if the woman is pregnant. You may wish to see your doctor for a blood test and may be an ultrasound exam. ...Read more

Hcg Shows Established Pregnancy (Overview)

HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) is a hormone made by the growing embryo (baby) and placenta during pregnancy. A low to medium level test result that is increasing each day usually means an established pregnancy.


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I am pregnant. my hCG test shows 5weeks pregnancy and i want an abortion tell me what to do?

I am pregnant. my hCG test shows 5weeks pregnancy and i want an abortion tell me what to do?

Please see doctor: It is a serious issue not a suitable subject for this forum. Please consult a trusted doctor so that she/he may provide you the service and safeguard your health. Prescription medication may be sufficient for the treatment. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
Daily
Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
Once
Be aware of medication that could interfere with birth control
Once
Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
Once
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I got my periods on 24feb. Tod i took b-hcg and it shows 165.8. Is this normal for pregnancy?

I got my periods on 24feb. Tod i took b-hcg and it shows 165.8. Is this normal for pregnancy?

Should double in 2d: That level does suggest pregnancy, but you need to have the exact number of weeks to compare with a number to be able to tell if it is "normal". At this level, in general, in a normal pregnancy the level should double in 48-72 hours. But don't focus too much on just a number as many factors are important for a normal pregnancy to happen. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible for hCG to never show in blood and urine during pregnancy (all 9 months)?

Is it possible for hCG to never show in blood  and urine during pregnancy (all 9 months)?

No: No, that would be impossible. Hcg shows up after the first couple of weeks and stays high until the baby is born. ...Read more

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Managing Pregnancy Complications (Checklist)

Keep all scheduled appointment with your ob/Gyn
once
Contact your doctor for unusual symptoms
once
Monitor the baby's kick counts in 3rd trimester
once
Discuss the optimal time for delivery with your OB
once
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I did have unprotected sex he pulled out. I am 9 days late and negative pregnancy tests. Does hcg take longer to show up in some women?

I did have unprotected sex he pulled out. I am 9 days late and negative pregnancy tests. Does hcg take longer to show up in some women?

Get blood test: You should see your doctor to get a blood test that is more sensitive and would be positive if you are pregnant. You may wait 4-5 days and repeat hpt Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Having a Healthy Pregnancy (Checklist)

Don't smoke
daily
Take a walk: walking promotes easier labor
daily
Take prenatal vitamins with folate to reduce birth defects
daily
Eat a healthy diet, including lots of fruit and dairy products
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Is it true that some pregnancy test do not show up positive until you are 6-8 pregnant due to low hCG levels? I tested yesterday 8days late

Is it true that some pregnancy test do not show up positive until you are 6-8 pregnant due to low hCG levels? I tested yesterday 8days late

Not likely: The current tests for HCG are quite sensitive and a properly done test, after a week of missed period, will be positive, if the woman is pregnant. You may wish to see your doctor for a blood test and may be an ultrasound exam. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more