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After 22 days of my first and last sex i had HCG Blood Test and it was > 1.0.. Why i have HCG in my blood and i'm not pregnant! Is it normal?And why?

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Dr. Daniel Bates
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In brief: Limit of the test

Very low level of circulating HCG are not uncommon or abnormal.
There are also other hormones in the body that share a lot of their protein backbone (alpha subunit) with HCG and may cross react with HCG tests. Normal circulating levels for males and non-pregnant females are 0-5 mIU/mL.

In brief: Limit of the test

Very low level of circulating HCG are not uncommon or abnormal.
There are also other hormones in the body that share a lot of their protein backbone (alpha subunit) with HCG and may cross react with HCG tests. Normal circulating levels for males and non-pregnant females are 0-5 mIU/mL.
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Contact the doctor who ordered the test and let them know your concerns.
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