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Hcg-- are there other causes where it's produced without being pregnant?

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Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Tumors

Hcg is mainly a pregnancy hormone.
At times certain tumors (neoplasms) can cause its release. These are either ovarian or uterine. For example, choriocarcinoma is a placental type of tumor that produced hcg.

In brief: Tumors

Hcg is mainly a pregnancy hormone.
At times certain tumors (neoplasms) can cause its release. These are either ovarian or uterine. For example, choriocarcinoma is a placental type of tumor that produced hcg.
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