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Testing H Cg Levels
I went to the dr at 3 weeks due to light bleeding they said my hcg level was at a 6 testing through urine sample does that mean I'm losing the baby?
No: It shouldn't affect the test.Get a more detailed answer ›
My hCG level was at 42 exactly 7 days ago. Today still testing positive for pregnancy (HPT) miscarriage was induced thru tablets (cytotec) on 6/10/14.
HCG after cytotec (misoprostol): It's common for it to take a couple of weeks for the beta-HCG level to drop low enough to be undetectable by home pregnancy test. Rarely, it can take up to 6 weeks to drop below detectable. If you're worried, you can get a blood HCG test to get a more specific result but that's not often necessary or recommended. ...Read more
my periods got delayed this month by 18 days and counting. my last sexual intercourse was on 6th of this month.. and i got tested for HCG today.. report says my hcg level is <1.2
i am really tensed..because i dont think its natural for perio
Pregnancy unlikely: If 18 days after a missed period, your HCG is less than 5, you are unlikely to be pregnant. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Zero : If you are woman and not pregnant, it is wha s testd n urinary pregnacty tests. Men or women with choriocarcinomas can have quite highlevels secretd by thei tumors, and hydatiform moles, teratomas and seminomas can have lower levels that need experts to interpert. I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Hcg levels can vary significantly in different pregnancies at different times of preg. Extremly high levels can indicate other disease processes like gestational trophoplastc disease. The value needs to be weighed in view of the whole clinical picture. This would be best evaluated by a board certified obgyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer