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Reasons of high hCG levels other than pregnancy?

Reasons of high hCG levels other than pregnancy?

See below: In addition to normal pregnancy, HCG is elevated in ectopic pregnancy, molar pregnancy, retained products of conception, around menopause, and tumors of chorionic tissue. See this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/baby/human-chorionic-gonadotropin-hcg. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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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


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Why can high hCG levels be bad during early pregnancy?

Why can high hCG levels be bad during early pregnancy?

Yes.: Very high hcg. Levels can indicate an atypical pregnancy such a what is called a molar pregnancy. Strict follow up with your OB is important. ...Read more

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My hCG level is at bit high on 12th week of pregnancy. What does tht mean. Do i need to worry abt it?

My hCG level is at bit high on 12th week of pregnancy. What does tht mean. Do i need to worry abt it?

Need an ultrasound: If you beta HCG is elevated, it may be normal or a sign of problems. A dramatically elevated HCG can be a "molar" pregnancy, which is a very abnormal placenta, usually without a fetus. This would be seen with ultrasound, twins will cause an elevated hcg. Sometimes fetal or placental problems can cause an elevated hcg, and again a detailed ultrasound would evaluate this. ...Read more

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Would an hCG level of 634 put a pregnancy in a range of 1 week or less than a week? Is it too high for less than a week?

Hcg levels: Preg is "dated" by first day of last menses. "a wk pregnant" is technically before conception, (typically around ovulation @ day 14 depending your cycle length). You'd be "3 weeks" "ega" est. Gestational age if conception a week ago. Nml HCG doubles every 48-72 hours till 8-11 weeks ega. Rough:3 wks: 5-50 4wk 5-486, 5wk:18-7340 (labs vary don't fret early variation common, us can confirm ega). ...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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Dr. Tonya Kozminski
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Hcg Level (Definition)

Beta-HCG is a pregnancy hormone. It is expected to double every 2 days in a normal pregnancy. If the level rises too slowly, it may indicate an ectopic pregnancy. If it drops, it usually means ...Read more