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Positive pregnancy test with low Beta HCG values - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   hi Doctor this is regarding pregnancy of my wife
Doctor :  
User :   we have done the urine test which was positive
Doctor :   Ok

User :   we consulted a local gynec she also did the same it was positive
User :   then we went for utrasound
Doctor :  
User :   Impression was : Mutiple subserosal uterine fibroids
User :   no intrauterine gestational sac is seen at present
Doctor :  
User :   then we went for blood test
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User :   BETA HCG = 167.3 mlu
User :   LMP date : 17th feb
User :   please tell us is every thing is fine or what we should do?
Doctor :   What is the age?
User :   30y
Doctor :   When was the Urine preg test done?
User :   this tuesday
Doctor :  
How many weeks is the pregnancy said by the Doctor?
User :   she is not saying anything as she is confused. that's why i am contacting you
Doctor :  
When was the Beta HCG done?\
User :   yesterday
Doctor :  
Ok, I would suggest a repeat Beta HCG tomorrow same time and a repeat Ultrasound scan after a week
Doctor :   If the Beta HCG value doubles in two days, the pregnancy is going fine

Doctor :   The definitive sign of pregnancy is seeing a foetal heart beat on Ultrasound, after 7 weeks of pregnancy\
Doctor :  
So just wait
User :   is beta HCG value is too low according to you?
Doctor :   No it is just fine
Doctor :  
though low normal
User :   my wife had arm surgery and she is taking calcium medicine and vitamins
User :   do you suggest me to take it or stop it.
Doctor :  
Better to stop at this time
User :   okay
Doctor :  
Though not a big problem
User :   do you suggest any other type of test or medicine for this
Doctor :  
A transvaginal ultrasound is done to confirm the pregnancy whne the HCG levels go upto 1500mIU/ml
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Keep gettting the Serum Beta HCG levels once every 3 days
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and make a note of all of them
User :   okay thank you so much....
Doctor :  
Come back on to the chat with me after getting Beta HCG levels on 4th April and 8th April
Doctor :   We shall be able to know if it is progressing well
User :   do you suggest any doctor in delhi
Doctor :   Can you go to Gurgoan
User :   yes
User : he a gynec
Doctor :  
She is a good Ob&GYn
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I hope this answers all your questions
User :   thanks doctor it was nice to talk to you.
Doctor :   Is there anything I can help you with?
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Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   no that will be all
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.

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Bye for now
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