HCG Levels In Pregnancy

Learn about Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) and how it impacts you and your baby

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Low hCG Levels In Pregnancy

The body produces hCG or Human chorionic gonadotropin in the body of a pregnant woman. It serves to provide the developing fetus with the nutrients it needs to do so effectively. The levels of hCG in the blood is used as an indicator of what is going on in the uterus. There is no standard [...]

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hCG Numbers To Evaluate Symptoms of Miscarriage

Human chorionic gonadotropin, commonly referred to as hCG is produced in the bodies of pregnant women. The hCG blood test measures the hCG levels or numbers in the blood. The tests and the results can be qualitative where a yes or no result is provided or it can be quantitative where an actual measurement of [...]

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Factors That Affect HCG Results In Pregnancy

Human chorionic gonadotropin commonly refered to as hCG, is a hormone that is produced by the placenta during pregnancy. The first traces of hCG can be detected as early as eleven days after conception with some of the more advanced pregnancy test kits or via blood tests. How To Find Out What Your hCG Levels [...]

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What is Human Chorionic Gonadotropin?

One of the terms which you will hear a lot if you have recently become pregnant (or are trying to become pregnant) is “Human chorionic gonadotropin.” What is human chorionic gonadotropin? Human chorionic gonadotropin, or HCG for short, is a type of glycoprotein hormone which is produced by the pituitary gland of all men and [...]

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Beta HCG Values: Making Sense of Them

A blood test for the presence of beta hCG is used to confirm pregnancy. The test is the most reliable method to confirm pregnancy. At your first appointment onwards the doctor will monitor the progress of the pregnancy by measuring the beta hCG levels. This is important even early in the pregnancy to ensure that [...]

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