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Why do doctors check hCG doubling times?

Why do doctors check hCG doubling times?

Health of Preg: A healthy preg, esp. 1st trimester, will approximately double HCG values every 48 hrs. Anything less makes your doctor concerned for.Poss miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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My hCG levels are not doubling every 48 doc said definite miss carriage in the sights is this true ?

My hCG levels are not doubling every 48 doc said definite miss carriage in the sights is this true ?

Threatened, yes: Depends on what they are doing--if close to 2x/2d, or if doubling every 3 days, probably ok. If slow upward climb, or plateau, or drifting down, then unfortunately, yes, miscarriage likely. Try not to be too disappointed if happens--when early, usually indicator of misaligned chromosomes / nonviable pregnancy so body stops process early so can try again--no maternal action/inaction to blame. ...Read more

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How can I get my doctor to do a blood test to check for my hCG blood level?

How can I get my doctor to do a blood test to check for my hCG blood level?

Ask him to: I am sure if you explain why, they would be inclined to address your concerns and even accommodate you to give you rest on the subject. At the very least, they'll probably explain how you can get one, and what it might cost if your insurance won't cover it. ...Read more

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I check my report from the hospital is write inside that urine hcg neg and hcg pos but the doctor never go through my paper to explain anything to me ?

I check my report from the hospital is write inside that urine hcg neg and hcg pos but the doctor never go through my paper to explain anything to me ?

Hcg: Your blood (serum) hcg turns positive a few days before the urine does. I am assuming you had both done. However, this could also be that is showing an actual result and an expected normal result. Follow up with your physician and have them look at the report to see which scenario is accurate. ...Read more

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What does peeing in a cup tell the doctor? They said everything looked normal. Do doctors check for hCG levels that way?

What does peeing in a cup tell the doctor? They said everything looked normal. Do doctors check for hCG levels that way?

Late?: Usually doctors don't run a pregnancy test if they suspect you could be pregnant. Otherwise they check urine sugar, protein, blood, ph, concentration, ubg, white blood cells, nitrite (infections) that sort of thing. Ask to run a test if you need reassurance. ...Read more

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M 6days late n my doc said to collect urine n hand over to the lab..she wants to see the hcg level in the urine..how do they check in the LAB?

M 6days late n my doc said to collect urine n hand over to the lab..she wants to see the hcg level in the urine..how do they check in the LAB?

Immunoassay: HCG is a hormone that can be measured by using specific antibodies. You can do a similar test at home. Your drug store/pharmacy can sell you a kit with instructions to the pregnancy test at home. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more