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Why did human chorionic gonadotropin help women get thin early in the pregnancy?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
10 doctors agree

In brief: It usually doesn't

Most women do not lose weight during early pregnancy.
When they do, it is usually because of nausea and vomiting from the high estrogen levels, which is an indirect effect of high HCG levels.

In brief: It usually doesn't

Most women do not lose weight during early pregnancy.
When they do, it is usually because of nausea and vomiting from the high estrogen levels, which is an indirect effect of high HCG levels.
Dr. Susan Wingo
Dr. Susan Wingo
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
7 doctors agree

In brief: It does not.

Women usually do not lose weight in early pregancy, and do not ggain that much weight because the fetus is small.
Hcg does not causes weight loss.

In brief: It does not.

Women usually do not lose weight in early pregancy, and do not ggain that much weight because the fetus is small.
Hcg does not causes weight loss.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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