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I'm sorry but my doctor has never told me anything about my HCG leve...I don't even know what that is.

Can someone please explain this to me?


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Asked by KelsoBabeyy at 8:26 PM on Oct. 16, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • HCG is the hormone that is released when the fertilized egg implants into your uterus. Anything about a 5 is considered pregnant and it should double every 72 hrs. HCG peaks at 8-11wks then it slowly declines till after delivery.

    Answer by mamaof2748 at 8:29 PM on Oct. 16, 2008

  • it's what they measure with the pregnancy blood tests :)

    it's also what the urine tests look for but those can't tell you your levels.

    as all my urine test have read pregnant, I've never had my levels checked either :)

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:33 PM on Oct. 16, 2008

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