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Done with serum beta hcg test. What are the findings? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:was suspecting pregnancy
User:she had advised me to take the serum bata hcg test
User:the result have come out today
Doctor: is not available today; I can help you if you wish to discuss further.
Doctor:May I know the results?
User:ya it 266
Doctor:May I know the reference limits?
Doctor:The reference limit varies as per the date of gestation
User:it says 10 and below is non pregnant
Doctor:so I wish to know the reference limit.
User:as per that i fall into 2nd-3rd week
Doctor:Could you give me a few minutes as to look your previous chat details?
Doctor:Thanks for your time.
Doctor:Yes, I was able to look at your previous chat and from all the resullts - faint line on urine pregnancy kit and blood hCG level suggest you could be pregnant.
Doctor:The chances that you are pregnant is 99% and I suggest you to consult a gynecologist now.
Doctor:Since your last period was on 15th july,
User:are there any other reasons why hcg levels cud be high other than this
Doctor:In addition start taking folic acid tablets (TAB.FOLVITE 5mg) one table a day.
Doctor:Blood hCG levels are more specific for pregnancy
Doctor:however other causes such as missed abortion, hydatidiform mole, etc can also give rise to higher hCG levels.
Doctor:The most confirmatory test will be an ultrasound scan done after 5-6 weeks of pregnancy.
Doctor:Your gynecologist will plan the scan accordingly.
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User:hey sorry
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User:was not on my desk
Doctor:Hope you have followed with me.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:so u r saying i need to wait sometime more for a untrasound
Doctor:I suggest you to start taking folic acid supplements like Tab.Folvite 5mg one table a day and
Doctor:plan a visit to a obstetrician and gynecologist.
Doctor:Though it is not immediate, plan the visit when ever feasible.
Doctor:The doctor can plan the ultrasound scan as per your period of gestation so that it times around 5-7 weeks of pregnancy.
Doctor:Confirmation of pregnancy; whether or not it is intrauterine pregnancy and the number of pregnancy will be confirmed on the scan.
User:have started taking folic acid
Doctor:It is in all probability you are pregnant and the scan test is just to confirm and advice you further.
Doctor:If you have started on folic acid, I am pleased to know.
Doctor:Plan an appointment with your obstetrician to take further antenatal check ups and scans.
Doctor:Hope it is clear to you now.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:am travelling today and will be back on saturday
User:i can postpone to visit a doctor by then ?
Doctor:Not a problem.
Doctor:But continue to use the folic acid supplement
Doctor:and avoid strenuous physical activities.
Doctor:No running/jumping/bending/lifting heavy objects.
Doctor:Restrain from sexual intercourse.
Doctor:You can plan your visit with the gynecologist as per your convenience.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:these abdominal pains
Doctor:Mild crampy lower abdominal pains are normal during early pregnancy.
Doctor:You need to be concerned and visit the doctor if the pain is very severe.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
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Doctor:I have to close the window as you are not responding.
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