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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. Krishna Kumar
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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


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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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I got a ? on a first response pregnancy test. does that mean there is still hcg present but not enough for a positive result?

I got a ? on a first response pregnancy test. does that mean there is still hcg present but not enough for a positive result?

Mommy,AreWeThereYet?: Maybe it means that you are pregnant and the baby has a question for you.Or,according to their instructions,it means there was an error in the test and that they want you to do the test again.Tests of various kinds often have to be repeated for that reason,a glitch in the mechanics of the test,or a faulty sample.But I kinda like the first idea.Think about what questions your baby might ask you ...Read more

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What are changes in results for a serum quantitative hCG measurement for a normal pregnancy?

What are changes in results for a serum quantitative hCG measurement for a normal pregnancy?

Generally: If it is a normal preg the beta HCG should double every 3 days and you should have a normal progesterone, whenever I am following the beta i also get a Progesterone level. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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


Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more