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Pregnant with spotting. On HUCOG injection. What are the side effects? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Evening
User:Hello Doctor...good evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I had already had a chat with you in past
User:My wife is pregnant with 12 weeks' pregnancy
User:she had spotting on 10th of Feb
User:now she has been receiving HUCOG 0000 injections twice a week
User:I want to know about this injection in detail....its use and side-effects, if any
Doctor:When was the pregnancy diagnosed?
User:1st week of XXXXXXX
User:LMP is 1/12/12
Doctor:Is she on any other medication?
User:Yes...Folic acid and Progestrone
Doctor:When was she started on HUCOG?
Doctor:After the spotting, was any investigations done?
User:She received 1 HUCOG 5000 on 10th Feb...then last wed..
User:on friday, we changed our doctor...she is giving HUCOG 0000 twice a week since then
User:she was admitted to hospital on 10th feb for 3 nights
Doctor:HUCOG is human chorionic gonadotrophin
User:ultrasound on that day showed 25mm clot
User:while another scan done this friday showed the gap to be 8mm
User:she still sees dark brown spots some times to this date
Doctor:Within my knowledge, HUCOG is contraindicated in pregnancy.
Doctor:Why was this injection started?
Doctor:Was there any termination of pregnancy? What was the doctor's advise?
User:no...the doc said that you can continue pregnancy with extra care
User:she is on bed rest these days
Doctor:I would not be the right person to comment on the continuation or discontinuation of HUCOG. As I said, according to my knowledge, it is contraindicated in pregnancy.
Doctor:Only a Gynaecologist can decide over it.
User:I think...I'll then ask a specialist over email
Doctor:I am sorry I could not help you further on this.
User:or consult another gyane for second opinion
User:Thanks for your help..Doctor
Doctor:Please do consult another gynaecologist for a second opinion.
Doctor:Meantime, you can post a query to a gynaecologist regarding the same.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me, and sorry for not being able to help you.
User:It's okay
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you on?
Doctor:Have a nice evening!!
Doctor:Bye for now.
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