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Home pregnancy test positive. Beta HCG test done. Pain in the leg and lower abdomen. What is happening?

Dear sir, On two days before my wife went to hospital for Home Pregnancy test . That test show two red lines as positive. After that we had beta HCG blood test . Its shows the level of 667.4 MUL/ML. So can you explain the pregnancy details..Now she is having back ache in hip & having lower abdominal pain in right leg on sometimes. Kindly provide information to us
Asked On : Thu, 23 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for query,
Her pregnancy test shows that she is pregnant.
Beta HCG levels vary according to the gestational age. if it is less than 10 mIU she has no pregnancy.They are typically about 100 mIU/ml 14 days after ovulation in a healthy single pregnancy. They should double every 48- 72 hours in a healthy pregnancy.
Her pain of back & leg has no relation to pregnancy.
Do not take medicines for it.
Answered: Thu, 23 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Sekar's  Response
Hello r.venkatesh85
welcome to HCM
First regarding Pregnancy test, Home pregnancy test shows pregnancy and blood b HCG level of 667.4 indicates she is of 4-5 weeks pregnant. Now lower abdominal pain, back ache and pain in leg are normally symptoms of early pregnancy which becomes normal by itself in due course of time
If you need medication take paracetamol and consult your gynacologist for routine check-ups

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