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What do they test for when they draw blook when youre pregnant?

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Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: HCG hormone

Hcg hormone.

In brief: HCG hormone

Hcg hormone.
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Many things!

Pregnancy hormones, drug levels, exposure to infections or substances that could harm your baby (e.
g. Hiv, lead), thyroid/kidney/liver/blood function and many other maternal health parameters can be tested during pregnancy and help the doctors prevent/minimize complications to mother and child. Early pregnancy is reliably diagnosed by the specific hormone produced by the implanted fertilized egg.

In brief: Many things!

Pregnancy hormones, drug levels, exposure to infections or substances that could harm your baby (e.
g. Hiv, lead), thyroid/kidney/liver/blood function and many other maternal health parameters can be tested during pregnancy and help the doctors prevent/minimize complications to mother and child. Early pregnancy is reliably diagnosed by the specific hormone produced by the implanted fertilized egg.
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