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Pregnant with high HCG levels and brownish discharge - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms
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User :   I am 6 weeks pregnant and I have a bad odor in my vigina
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I am also worried because I went to the doctor and they couldnt see anything in the sono no sac nothing
User :   but my levels are going up
User :   hello
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   May I ask you a few question pertaining to your problem to help you better ?
User :   sure
Doctor :   May I know , by sac , do you mean to say the Gestational sac and by levels, do you mean to say about your S.HCG levels ?
User :   yes to both questions
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Usually, the Ultrasound scan is not done at 6 weeks.
User :   ok so maybe you are saying it is to early?
Doctor :   it is done at 8 weeks and is very clear than
Doctor :   you would have been too eaarly for a scan
User :   ok i feel better, now my last lab said my HCG level is 4000 and my progestrone is 12.5
Doctor :   Yes you are right
User :   and is the smell normal
Doctor :   oK.They are all fine and you are Pregnant by the serum tests
Doctor :   It is very usual that most of the times vaginal smell or odor is not very pleasant, unless it is very pungent or abnormally bad.
Doctor :   because of the normal vaginal flora
User :   I mean the smell is uncomfortable. I never had it.
Doctor :   Ok, Do you have any itching ?
User :   no itching at all
Doctor :   Or any abnormal discharge ?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   a little brownish
User :   discharge
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Brown discharge is very common in many women in their whole first trimester.
User :   ok i feel so much better thanks so much! I guess I will feel better at 8 weeks when I can see something
Doctor :   If it is not heavy and you have no abdominal cramps , it is fine.
User :   yes no abdominal cramps at all
Doctor :   Please do not worry, do not apply any antibiotic creams or lotions, just wash with plain water if you feel a bad odor.
User :   ok thanks so much for your help
Doctor :   You are fine, and go ahead for an ultrasound inn your next visit and you will able to see the fetus.
Doctor :   Thnak you for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care.
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