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Delayed ovulation cause for pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :hi
User :   I have a question regarding pregnancy
Doctor :   yes, please go ahead.
User :   I have been trying to conceive for the last 10 months without success. I saw a gynae finally last month and through folicular scans she told me i have delayed ovulation
User :   I just did a blood test and i think i am finally pregnant
User :   but am out of station and i wanted to ask a question regarding my hcg levels
Doctor :   ok
User :   the home pregnancy test line was very faint
Doctor :   ok
User :   blood test says my hcg is 366.40/IU/ml
Doctor :   ok
User :   i think not sure but online sites that help calculation i should be 4 weeks and the count should be 750
User :   is it worrisome.. i am not in town so cant go to my regular gynae and she isnt available on phone right now
User :   ?
Doctor :   please give me a minute
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hcg LEVEL OF 366 indicates a possibility of pregnancy.
Doctor :   but with a single isolated value we cannot say how precise the value is
Doctor :   generally we need to check again after 48 hrs
Doctor :   based on the results, the increase in HCG will be compared and pregnancy concluded.
Doctor :   are you with me?
User :   so i should wait 48 hrs and do a blood test again?
User :   i cant do anything to increase my chances of sustaining it?
Doctor :   when did you check it last, i mean HCG levels?
User :   i took a home pregnancy test yesterday
User :   and a blood test today
User :   my LMP was 12th Feb
Doctor :   there are methods to sustain your pregnancy, but before that we need to check the levels, on visiting your gynec she will be give you hormones as tablets to help you sustain the pregnancy.
Doctor :   please continue.
Doctor :   ok
User :   so then i should do nothing for 2 days
Doctor :   if it has been 48 hrs, you can repeat the levels
Doctor :   no, the best is to see the doctor
when you get back.
User :   i did blood test today morning
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok so ill be back on 22nd which is 5 days from now
Doctor :   then you can go after 5 days as you cannot go now
Doctor :   the doctor needs to prescribe you on supplements
Doctor :   also repeat the urine pregnancy test and check again
User :   okay. so ill keep this to myself till am sure. its depressing.
User :   anyways thanks doc
Doctor :   do not get depressed.
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   pleasure here.
Doctor :   bye for now
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