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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   can you please tell me what is the blood test for pregnancy
User :   not the urine test
Doctor :   HCG levels are measured in the blood
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   the test is called Blood HCG test
Doctor :   yes
User :   patient age:21 female xxxxx single 5.4 feet dependents :no
User :   is it the beta HCG test
Doctor :   isit called blood pregnancy test
Doctor :   a suspected pregnancy can be confirmed with the help of a blood test which also measures the amount of hCG in the blood and confirms the pregnancy. A blood test is more reliable than a urine test, so both are routinely done to confirm conception.
Doctor :   any doubts
Doctor :   please ask
User :   what is beta hcg test
Doctor :   Beta HCg is test is used in diagnosis of various medical problems as well
Doctor :   it is elevated in the pregnancy as well
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   so if i have a beta hcg test done it will confirm pregnancy
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is very accurate
User :   thank you doc
Doctor :   ur welcome
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