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Hot flashes and low hcg during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my daughter just found out she is pregnant.Her lm was april15 2010.When we went to the dr her hcg was 49 is that low.They ran another test today to make sure it is going up.She also gets hot all the time.
Doctor :   Hi
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Doctor :   what was the hcg level done today ?
User :   we wont get those results til tomorrow
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   with out knowing the hcg levles of todays test it is not possible to comment on the readings of the first hcg levels
Doctor :   the hcg levels should be double than the first reading
User :   why and how far along is she
Doctor :   what do you mean ?
User :   The dr never said yesterday how far along she was.Her last period was april 15th.Also she always gets hot is that from the hormone level rising/
Doctor :   how for along she is to tell that it requires ultrasound scanning of the abdomen
Doctor :   from her Last lm it can be calculated that as of today she is 4 weeks plus
Doctor :   and that hot flushes can be because of the hormonal changes
User :   what about her feeling hot?i thought they go by the lmp,to see how far along she is.Also is it true u can have a miscarriage without knowing?
Doctor :   yes it is true
User :   ok what about her getting hot?
Doctor :   as i said it is because of the hormonal changes
Doctor :   Are you there ?
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