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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

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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I had a quantitative hcg test done on 1-7-16. It was 8. That same day I began spotting. I believed I was experiencing a miscarriage. Today is was13?

I had a quantitative hcg test done on 1-7-16. It was 8.  That same day I began spotting.  I believed I was experiencing a miscarriage.  Today is was13?

Need to repeat: Had you been pregnant with a healthy embryo, HCG level would have increased two fold over two days. It would be prudent to repeat the HCG levels. If you get abdominal pain, go to the emergency room of a hospital to rule out ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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How high do your hCG levels have to be to get positive on a pregnancy test?

How high do your hCG levels have to be to get positive on a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test: Most pregnancy tests at the pharmacy are able to detect levels equivalent to a blood level of 20-25 miu/ml. This is very early in the process. Most patients won't have missed their menstrual cycles by the time the test is positive. ...Read more

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BY the time your hCG level is high enough to detect in a home pregnancy test how many weeks pregnant will you be?

BY the time your hCG level is high enough to detect in a home pregnancy test how many weeks pregnant will you be?

Ralph881: Believe it or not, home pregnancy tests are positive at very low HCG levels in the first 2-3 weeks of pregnancy and sometimes even earlier. The key is performing the test on the first urine after a night's sleep so it is concentrated and not dilute and performing the test exactly as instructed ...Read more

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If after 11DPT of 3dt embryos the hCG levels are high enough for detection can a home pregnancy test detect it accurately already on 11DPT?

If after 11DPT of 3dt embryos the hCG levels are high enough for detection can a home pregnancy test detect it accurately already  on 11DPT?

See below: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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Hi my last period came on may 21, i had a pregnancy test and it was positive.. My hCG blood test was high 17980.. I would like to know what this means?

Hi my last period came on may 21, i had a pregnancy test and it was positive.. My hCG blood test was high 17980.. I would like to know what this means?

See below: There are several possible reasons and this should be checked by your physician but you see this if the date is miscalculated and the pregancy is further along than calculated, also twins can cause and finally a molar pregnancy can cause this until you know i would not worrry about the latter -but would go see my physician and determine what tis the cause. ...Read more

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If after 11DPT of 3dt embryos the hCG levels are high enough for detection why beta test is set for 14DPT? Can home pregnancy test detect it on 11DPT?

If after 11DPT of 3dt embryos the hCG levels are high enough for detection why beta test is set for 14DPT? Can home pregnancy test detect it on 11DPT?

All will be revealed: Patience. All will be revealed in due time. One day, one week, or one month is but a blink of an eye, in the life of a child. To raise a happy, healthy child requires great patience in both parents. This is a great time to practice patience. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Quantitative Hcg (Definition)

A qualitative pregnancy test tells you either yes or no. It can be by blood or urine. A quantitative HCG measures the exact amount of the pregnancy hormone that is present in the blood test and is useful in a few ways. A number that doubles every 48 hours means a normal pregnancy - less may mean a tubal pregnancy. The value may also give an indication of how far ...Read more


Dr. Mark Pack
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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