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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


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Hcg levels dropped - vanishing twin, should I be concerned?

Hcg levels dropped - vanishing twin, should I be concerned?

Aware: If this is what is happening I would say be aware, rather than be concerned. The outcomes are not guaranteed but they are often very good, this happens a lot. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My hcg level has been doubling ever 38 hours. Is this a sign I could be having twins?

My hcg level has been doubling ever 38 hours. Is this a sign I could be having twins?

May be: HCG levels vary widely in normal pregnancies and are not a very reliable sign of twin pregnancy. An ultrasound examination would be better for determining twins. You may consult this site for HCG level info. http://americanpregnancy.org/while-pregnant/hcg-levels/ ...Read more

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My hCG level went from 600 to 23,000 in a week, does that indicate twins?

Not necessarily: That is a steep rise and can indicate a multiple gestation or can be indicative of a molar pregnancy. I see an ultrasound in your near future to sort this out. ...Read more

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My hcg level fr 15 wk & 1 day is 86420. Is there any possibilty of twins? As the scan is 3 weeks away. Please suggest

My hcg level fr 15 wk & 1 day is 86420. Is there any possibilty of twins? As the scan is 3 weeks away.
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Wait for scan: HCG results in normal pregnancies vary by a wide margin. HCG level alone is not a good indicator of twin pregnancy. You may consult this site for more info. http://www.pregnancy-baby-care.com/articles/168/during-pregnancy/hcg-levels-during-pregnancy.html ...Read more

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What is the hCG level for twins? Double?

About: The threshhold for diagnosing pregnancy is still 10 miu hcg, but overall the HCG "load" is higher...Aproximately double. ...Read more

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My beta hcg level was 144 on Mar 21. 2 days after (Mar 23) it was 540. Is this increase of HCG a problem? Or can it be twins?

My beta hcg level was 144 on Mar 21. 2 days after (Mar 23) it was 540. Is this increase of HCG a problem? Or can it be twins?

Bhcg: that is a good increase consistent with a progressing pregnancy. It is too early at this point to tell if twins or anything else is occurring, continue to follow with your physician. ...Read more

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What can I do if my hCG level is 4725! and im only 4wks, does that mean i could be having twins?

What can I do if my hCG level is 4725! and im only 4wks, does that mean i could be having twins?

No: The only thing about an HCG level is that the absolute number isn't the most important thing. Usually the lab is repeated after 48 hours at least once to determine if the level is increasing appropriately. It should double every 48 hours but can still be normal is it goes up less than that. ...Read more

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Hcg level doubling fast, do I have twins?

Ultrasound: No way to tell for sure until you get to a 6 week ultrasound, before then it's pure guesswork. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Vanishing Twin Syndrome (Definition)

Vanishing twin syndrome is a condition where one fetus dies within the uterus and is partially or completely reabsorbed ...Read more