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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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How soon does the Depo shot work if it isn't given while on your period ?

Quite soon: The injection of 250 mg of depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate usually blocks ovulation immediately when given during menstruation and this way prevents most pregnancies (91 to 96% effective). Its effectiveness is theoretically reduced if it is given after ovulation has already occurred but it becomes rapidly quite effective . ...Read more

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Does it take 3 weeks for the Depo-Provera shot to work?

Not if given @menses: The depoprovera shot will work immediately if given at or within 5 days of your menstrual flow. ...Read more

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How long does a testosterone shot work?

How long does a testosterone shot work?

48 hour Peak: Testosterone injection usually result in peak levels by 48 hours post injection. Then the decline to baseline occurs. Depending on initial dose will determine how quickly the decline back to initial baseline occurs. 2 weeks is usually the max amount of time that should occur between injections. ...Read more

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How exactly does the HCG diet work ?

How exactly does the HCG diet work ?

Most people believe: the reason it "works" is because of the severe calorie restriction--500 kcal/day-- associated with it. Theoretically, HCG may exert some appetite suppressant qualities which make it easier to only eat 500 calories. A pregnancy hormone,HCG is a pro-hormone and may promote other hormones, i.e. thyroid. Most authorities are skeptical of its safety and effectiveness. Target: 1200 cal/day + exercise. ...Read more

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How long does it take the 10,000 hCG trigger shot to leave your system befor I can take a first response pregnancy test?

How long does it take the 10,000 hCG trigger shot to leave your system befor I can take a first response pregnancy test?

HCG: 10,000 units: The 10,000 units of HCG will stimulate ovulation, and will remain in your system for 7-10 days at least. If you do not have a period in three weeks after the shot, obtain a "quantitative" serum HCG test, and if elevated at that time will be positive for pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long does it take for hCG injection to get out of your system were u can test for pregnacy?

How long does it take for hCG injection  to get out of your system were u can test for pregnacy?

Depends on dose: At least 7 days for 2, 500 iu; 14 days for 10, 000 iu. And for the math aficionados: the half life of HCG is 28 hours and it takes about 7 half lives to clear 99% of any drug. ...Read more

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I received the Depo Shot on 10/27/15. How long does it take affect for the bleeding to stop once administrated?

I received the Depo Shot on 10/27/15. How long does it take affect for the bleeding to stop once administrated?

Stay the course: and it should stop within the next 1-2 months. Most commonly it takes 2 months for your body to respond normally to the Depo shot, which should stop all menstrual flow eventually. In the meantime, you should expect continual spotting and such. But for most women the desired effect of no menstruation should be reached in a couple of months. ...Read more

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How long does a shot of penicillin take to work?

How long does a shot of penicillin take to work?

Depends: It depends on the type of infection that is being treated and on the type of penicillin in the shot. ...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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How much does a blood/dna test costs at the hospital right after you give birth and how long does the results take ?

How much does a blood/dna test costs at the hospital right after you give birth and how long does the results take ?

What test: There are hundreds of different kinds of blood tests, and the costs are very different. What kind of test do you mean? Perhaps you are referring to paternity testing? ...Read more

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How long does it take for ovidrel to test out of system?

How long does it take for ovidrel to test out of system?

Varies: Sometimes Ovidrel can still be detected in the body up to 7 to 10 days later. ...Read more