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hcg at 1250 at 5w3d help!

(9 Posts)
xkatxdollx Thu 24-Apr-14 18:42:18

is 1250 low for 5 w 3 d I don't get another test for a week I have seen the charts but I'd like real peoples experiences please

Gen35 Thu 24-Apr-14 20:36:29

Sorry I have no idea what mine was but can you ask your GP? They should be able to explain whether to be concerned

bloated1977 Thu 24-Apr-14 23:37:21

Week 3 7 0 to 5
Week 4 14 (next period due) 5 to 430
Week 5 21 180 to 7400
Week 6 28 1,100 to 56,500
Weeks 7 to 8 35 to 42 7,600 to 230,000
Weeks 9 to 12 49 to 70 25,300 to 290,000
Weeks 13 to 16 77 to 100 14,000 to 243,000
Weeks 17 to 24 4,000 to 165,000
Weeks 25 to birth of baby 3,200 to 90,000

xkatxdollx Fri 25-Apr-14 04:59:06

I talked to my doc he wants me to get levels done again in a week I've had 4 consecutive miscarriages all with low hcg he said it was within range but I feel like it's still low just want other peoples numbers to ease my mind

squizita Fri 25-Apr-14 11:16:45

xkatxdollx If it is within the normal range, try not to worry. thanks

Have you been referred to a specialist? After 3 losses or more, you should be referred to a consultant during pregnancy or (not for you as you are pregnant) tests and checks for the reason when not pregnant.

Low HCG does not cause miscarriage it is a symptom of potential issues (e.g sticky blood needing aspirin daily). A hospital consultant will be able to advise you far more quickly. I would call your local EPU and explain!

Useful books for pregnancy after miscarriage are 'Miscarriage' by Lesley Regan and 'Coming To Term' by Jon Cohen. They explain what the bloods etc' can mean.

moggle Fri 25-Apr-14 11:50:32

All I know is that at week 6 I did a CB digi and got "pregnant 2-3 weeks" which means my hcg was between 200 and 2000, I think (all going well so far at 10 weeks). From what I've read online when obsessively googling during the early weeks, I would actually say your reading is fairly high for that time rather than low. Good luck with it all xxx

Whatsonemore Fri 25-Apr-14 13:50:08

Hi, I'm afraid I can't offer advice but I'm in a fairly similar situation - had first and was 2077, 48hrs was only 3600 so hadn't doubled so now have more to be done tomorrow. It's the waiting that's the hardest isn't it?
One thing the doc said is the first level on it's own is almost irrelevant it's how it rises that is important.

Good luck and thanks

xkatxdollx Fri 25-Apr-14 14:47:04

ya I've been to a specialist I didn't finish all my tests tho because I wanted to take a break from trying and thinking of anything baby related and then I got pregnant again. the wait is killing me the most because I won't know my doubling time for so long, I just have this one number that means nothing until I get the other number it's just driving me insane! it just scares me more because my doc used to make me go for blood once then two days after I'd go again and I feel like he knows my number should be higher and is giving me a week to hopefully double

Whatsonemore Fri 25-Apr-14 15:23:52

A week is a long time but wait but apparently after 1,000 the 48 doubling time actually is more like 48-72 - I've had two taken so far and thirs tomorrow and scan on Monday so will be a week In all before I even have a rough idea what's happening - hope all goes ok for you x

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