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How long one should stop taking hcg before surgery ?

how long should you stop taking hcg before surgery
Asked On : Thu, 1 Sep 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
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Read your prob, hcg is not steriod but it stimulate many hormons production in body n act just like steriod. it affact thyroid hormon, testosteron hormon. it also cause of water retention in body, so it can be stop 1 month before any kind of surgury. it can remove from body from 15 to 25 days after stopping it.
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
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you need to tell the indications of taking the hcg injections in your case
this is human chorionic gonadotrophin injections mostly used in yretment of infertility/early pregnancy disturbances and some times in male with undescended testes hypogonadism etc as decided by the treating doctors
it will be better to consult your doctor and follow advice
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