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Low blood levels during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can help you?
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please proceed with your health query?
User :   i am 23 this is my 3rd pregnancy i think im around 7-8 weeks... but my blood levels are not where they should be and i go back monday for more bloodwork.. what does this mean and what could happen? i also have multiple sclerosis but am doing great!
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what are your blood levels?
User :   im not sure... the dr. just said not high enough to be 7-8 weeks
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did the doctor mean the HCG levels? or hemoglobin levels?
User :   again im not sure
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if HCG levels are not enough, then you will need to be put on progesterone suppliments to avoid miscarriage.
User :   or if its hemoglobin?
Doctor :   and if the hemoglobin levels are low, you will need to be put on iron and prenatal vitamins
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so get this clarified with your doctor
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and follow necessary advise as given from her/him
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is there anything else i can help you?
User :   he gave me the possibilies of tubal pregnancy or miscarage or everythings normal... but couldnt that have been told from the ultrasound?
Doctor :  
was ultrasound done for you?
User :   ye
User :   s
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usually the transvaginal ultrasound is good
Doctor :   what was the ultrasound report?

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