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HCG levels during early pregnancy, Infertility - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi,
User :   Hi,I would like to to is there any chance of not detecting HCG hormon for more than 2 weeks of missed period?
Doctor :   sometimes early urine pregnancy tests can be negative.
Doctor :   due to
Doctor :   low concentration of HCG hormone in urine
Doctor :   also pregnancy can be confirmed with a blood beta HCG levels
Doctor :   which can show if the hormones are at increased level
Doctor :   and if it is , then it confirms the pregnancy.
User :   actually its been more than 2 week of missed period for me and still while testing it is giving negative result and even i am not gettin my period also ..l
Doctor :   then proceed with a examination and the advised tests along with a pelvic scan
Doctor :   for confirmation of your pregnancy
User :   okies thanx..
User :   be right back
Doctor :   if the blood levels do not show raised HCG levels and scan comes negative, then you are not pregnant
Doctor :   and also in this case
Doctor :   other possibilities of amenorrhea or delayed periods should be looked for
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   wht are the main result of not becoming pregenatn since m tryign from last two month..
User :   and this month its been two week that i missed my period but not able to detect HCG hormon in urine..yet
Doctor :   was anytime hormonal analysis done?
User :   yes.. was having imbalace ..
Doctor :   do you have the reports with you now?
User :   and took ethinorm -E and Ethinorm-P
Doctor :   if yes, could you type the test results?
User :   i dont have resutl now..
User :   doctor just gave this two medicine and after this my monthly cycle was normal..
User :   and we have started out baby plan but now its two month over still no result
Doctor :   were the tests repeated after the medications?
User :   its been more than 4 years of my merriage now
Doctor :   was HSG (hysterosalpingogram) done to rule out any abnormalities in reproductive tract?
Doctor :   was pelvic ultrasound done? was it normal?
User :   yes it was normal
User :   when i consultat doc.. they said everything is normal
Doctor :   was HSG (hysterosalpingogram) done?
User :   is there any issue related to sperm quality..
Doctor :   was semen analysis done for your husband?
Doctor :   if yes could you type the report?
User :   if yes how to increse quantity and quality of sperm
User :   no test done with my husband
Doctor :   was HSG (hysterosalpingogram) done for you?
User :   this is for wht?to detect pregnency?
Doctor :   i will suggest few things to do. you can get back to me with the reports
Doctor :   was HSG (hysterosalpingogram) done to rule out any abnormalities in reproductive tract?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes..
User :   no test for this i did..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   my recommendations for you are: 1) get repeat hormonal tests done to see if everything has come back to normal levels.
Doctor :   2) get a HSG test done to look for any abnormalities in uterus.
Doctor :   3) if pelvic scan was not done or was in conclusive, get a repeat scan done
Doctor :   4) get semen analysis of husband done
Doctor :   if it shows low sperm counts or pus cells, he will require treatment
Doctor :   and other tests like testosterone level, insulin levels, and a possible testicular biopsy
Doctor :   5) if your husband smokes or consumes alcohol, get him to quit it, they also affect sperm motility and quality along with quantity.
User :   no he doesnt have anything ..
Doctor :   6) take a well balanced diet with more of high fibre foods and foods that contain zinc
Doctor :   get these tests done and get back to me, or consult infertility specialist for further management
User :   okies.
Doctor :   which will depend on the test results
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   thats all from my side ..thanx for ur help..
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User :   sure.
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