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Hcg Injections

hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) injection is used to treat infertility in men (increases sperm production) and women (encourages egg release), and treat conditions like undescended testes (boys) and underdeveloped sexual traits (girls). It is a natural hormone found in the body.

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Will hCG injection show false positive result in pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, How to confirm pregnancy? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get a urine pregnancy test done with an early morning urine sample to ensure that you are pregnant or not. However, if you have a doubt then get a blood test for pregnancy done. Do get back to me with reports so that I can guide you further.  Read Full »

When can I have intercourse after taking hCG injection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a patient of PCOD. I had my last periods before nine days. I took tablet Letrozole 2.5 mg from the second day of my periods and continued for five days. My USG findings of today as after ten days is right ovary follicle is 23.4 mm, and ET is 6.7. I will be able to meet my husband ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As the follicular size has already crossed 22 mm, there are high chances that you would ovulate in the next 24 hours naturally. However, by rule hCG dose is offered when the largest follicular size has crossed 20 mm, so you should be taking it today. After the inject...  Read Full »

Should I worry if I am pregnant and have an ovarian cyst?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I am six weeks pregnant and have an ovarian cyst. I had light spotting this morning and doctor advised me Isolan and alternate hCG injections. I have UTI and a constant uneasiness in the uterus. My current medications are Duphaston, Ecosprin, Vomidox, Isolan,...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes, the corpus luteal cysts are there to support the pregnancy. They dissolve over a period of time. And therefore require progesterone supplements to support the pregnancy. Follow the instructions of your doctor. You have been given all the necessary medicine...  Read Full »

I have a history of miscarriages and now my UPT is positive. Can taking hCG injection help me?

Query: Hello doctor, My LMP was five months ago. I was spotting for three days during my LMP and got a positive strip test after seven days. My beta hCG level on the day of a positive result was 126, and after two days, it was 125. I am being told that I will get periods in two weeks but told to continue F...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Unfortunately what your doctor has said is right. Spotting in early pregnancy is normal. But a fall or no rise beta HCG is a poor sign. Beta hCG is a hormone produced from fetal tissue. At a level of 25 mIU/mL urine test is positive it doubles in 48 hours. So if the ...  Read Full »

Why did I get periods despite a positive pregnancy test?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been trying to conceive for some time now. This month I was put on hCG injections and egg formation. Everything was done on time and my periods date was 30th. I did a pregnancy test at home yesterday and it gave a faint line and I am attaching the photo. Today, I got my periods ...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The faint line could be because of hormonal changes due to the hCG injection you have taken. The test is to detect hCG levels in your body, which can be detected during pregnancy. However, if you have a doubt then get back to me. Take care.   Read Full »

Me and my partner are trying to conceive. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,Me and my partner are trying to conceive. I was done with one cycle of Letrozole, my eggs were small so OB gave me shots of FSH. When my eggs were mature enough, my OB gave me an HCG shot to boost my pregnancy hormones. I did ovulate, and my husband and I made love during my ovulation p...  Read Full »


Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. You still need to have sex at least two times daily with your partner to enable you to achieve pregnancy. Meeting once after this hormonal treatment is not enough to achieve results. Also, your hormones are not yet balanced which is why...  Read Full »

I have a long period span. Should I take Hcg injections?

Query: Hi doctor, In the last two months my period span was 34 days. As I am trying to get conceive I went to gynecologist to know is there any wrong. She asked me to get CBC (complete blood count), hormone test and urine test. My blood sugar and all other are normal. My LH 6.31, FSH 7.91 and prolactin 53....  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your problem and seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient's identity). Period span of up to 35 days is normal. Your prolactin 53.92 is high and you need medicine for it. A follicle size of 1.8 cm or more is mature and if it doe...  Read Full »

Should I undergo a D&E for an ectopic pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,I was given the hCG trigger shot on the 5th of last month after showing a good follicle in response to Letrozole. I first showed positive for pregnancy on the 19th of last month with an hCG result of 17. On the 2nd of this month, I had a transvaginal ultrasound with no visible gestation...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am extremely sorry for your loss. I would like to put forth a few facts. 1. Beta hCG is the pregnancy hormone that is produced by the baby, and it doubles in 48 hours. So, if the level was 17 on the 19th, then it would be 34 on 21st, and so on. The normal doublin...  Read Full »

I am unable to conceive. Will taking Estradiol help?

Query: Hi doctor, I had PCOS. We have been trying to conceive for the past two years. I have had one biochemical pregnancy before 10 months and one missed miscarriage before six months. After this we tried on our own for the next four months, but no success. We again went to see the doctor and she asked us...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOS - polycystic ovarian syndrome women are inherently at higher risk of abortion (due to reasons at molecular levels).The risk can be reduced by healthy lifestyle, proper weight and regular exercise and not by medicines. The medicines you are taking are more than suff...  Read Full »

Does Triptorelin cause false positive pregnancy tests?

Query: Hi doctor,I have doubt regarding positive pregnancy after embryo transfer. My wife had an embryo transfer before 15 days. She took Ovidrel trigger shot before two days of embryo transfer. Then, she took Triptorelin injection one day after transfer and another injection seven days after transfer. On ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Synthetic analogs of hCG are well known to cause false positive tests for hCG and Triptorelin is one among them. The hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) value of 46 probably indicates false positive tests due to Triptorelin. For further information consult a sexologist onl...  Read Full »

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