Miscalculation of pregnancy dating
I went to my appointment last week (8weeks 2 days) and he told me my hormone levels were very high for how far along i am.
I go for an ultrasound Friday but he told me it could mean I'm further along or with twins. Just wasn't sure if my levels could just be high or If it has to mean one or the other Hello I was just wondering if there were or are expecting moms who had high levels of h CG around 8 weeks and what it meant.
During the fourth week of pregnancy, calculating from the past menstrual cycle date, the standard HCG levels range from 5 m IU/ml to 426 m IU/ml, in accordance with the American Pregnancy Association.
Low levels of HCG can indicate an ectopic pregnancy, miscalculation of dating the pregnancy, or impending miscarriage.
as long as your numbers are doubling you should be ok. Key things to remember about h CG levels: In a bout 85% of normal pregnancies, the h CG level will double every 48 - 72 hours.
As you get further along in pregnancy and the h CG level gets higher, the time it takes to double can increase to about every 96 hours.
But this can also occur in a problem free, healthy pregnancy.
The diagnosis of pregnancy requires a multifaceted approach using 3 main diagnostic tools.
Levels can first be detected by a blood test about 11 days after conception and about 12 - 14 days after conception by a urine test.
In general the h CG levels will double every 72 hours.
The diagnosis of pregnancy has traditionally been made based on history and physical examination findings.
Important aspects of the menstrual history must be obtained.