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Is it possible that taking HCG can increase leydig cell COUNT? Why or why not? It can be used in boys with undescended testi's correct?

Is it possible that taking HCG can increase leydig cell COUNT? Why or why not? It can be used in boys with undescended testi's correct?

See my remarks: I have used HCG to facilitate the dscent of unplpable testes..In scientific terms ,one can say these testicles were "retractile" ones. This means they go up & down. Yes,HCG influences the Leydig cells.WHY ? The testis & other glands like the ovary,thyroid,adrenal are under the inluence of the pituitary gland (mother gland) and it in turn is influenced by an area at the base of the brain -hypoth. ...Read more

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Testis (Definition)

One of the two oval male gonads (reproductive glands), located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its ...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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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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My hCG has risen 1500 in 5days is this ok?

Not enough info: Maybe, maybe not. More information would be needed. If you are having levels drawn, then ask your doctor what they think. ...Read more

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What is hCG diet ?

What is hCG diet ?

Risky: There are lots of risks involved with a severe calorie restriction diet and with HCG injections. I would not recommend this to my patients. ...Read more

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What is an hCG shot?

What is an hCG shot?

Triggers ovulation : For women undergoing infertility treatment a bhcg hormone shot can be used to trigger ovulation to help people get pregnant. ...Read more

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Where to buy hCG drops?

Where to buy hCG drops?

Not recommended: HCG drops are not recommended by any physician for any formal indication. We are also not able to tell you where to buy or endorse these supplements ...Read more

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Does sublingual hCG work?

U mean HCG diet??: In my opmion that is usually garbage, I do HCG and 500 cal diet for my pts and I use subq HCG from a reputable pharmacy and we test the HCG on a preg test, a lot of HCG u get thru the internet is garbage and u need the proper conseling and monitoring during the diet , i did the diet my self 18 months ago and lost 24 lbs in 28 days and actually weigh a little less now, u need to do it right. ...Read more

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Can i stop hCG diet early?

Can i stop hCG diet early?

Yes: If you are doing the 500 cal diet, it is best to stop. That kind of diet is not safe and will not provide you with enough nutrients. ...Read more

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Does hCG increase estrogen?

Fertility: Hcg is made by the placenta of pregnancy. It functions by circulating throught the blood and 'maintaining' the corpus luteum in early pregnancy. The corpus luteum in response to continued HCG stimulation produces estrogen and progesterone. ...Read more

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How does the hCG diet work? 

How does the hCG diet work? 

Not very well.: The weight loss is due to the severe caloric restriction. In men with low testosterone and normal testicles, it may work better because the HCG will increase the testosterone level. In women, HCG may increase progesterone. Higher Progesterone may lead to less anxiety and therefore less eating. Overall, smart eating plus increased activity is a better choice. ...Read more

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Hcg level 105 how far along?

Hcg level 105 how far along?

3-4 weeks: There is considerable variability in normal pregnancies. See this site for more info. http://americanpregnancy.org/duringpregnancy/hcglevels.html. ...Read more

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How much does a hCG test cost?

How much does a hCG test cost?

Pregnancy test: It depends on blood versus urine. For the urine test you would have to check your local pharmacy. Prices vary but should not be more than $20 to $25. Blood test friend on your insurance ...Read more

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Does the hCG diet really work?

Does the hCG diet really work?

Absolutely: You must do the diet under supervision of a qualified physician, injectable HCG not drops, and strict adherence to the original 500 calorie diet and not a modified version of it with higher calories. You can lose 1-2 lbs of fat per day. Some physicians call this diet dangerous or won't work, but lack an understanding about the diet and it's proven safety. In use since 1950s. ...Read more

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Can i get sick on the hCG diet?

Yes: The diet often recommended with HCG injections is very restrictive, and people often will not feel well. Unfortunately HCG has not been shown helpful for losing weight. I can't recommend it. ...Read more

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Is hCG secreted at implantation?

Is hCG secreted at implantation?

Yes: Once the fertilized ovum makes a connection with the lining of the womb 'post physical connection' HCG is present in the mother's blood stream and excreted in the urine. ...Read more