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I did a beta HCG test and it show result of 18.17 IU/L what

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I did a beta HCG test and it show result of 18.17 IU/L what does it mean ?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

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Customer: Hello Dr.
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I'm Dr. Phil

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Customer: Hi Dr. Phil
Customer: Yes it's Alya
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Hi Alya

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Nice to meet you

Dr. Phil, MD :

Basically this is in the "indeterminate" range

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Above 25 is pregnant

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Below 5 is not pregnant

Dr. Phil, MD :

You have to wait a week and have another test

Customer: But it's possible that am not ?
Dr. Phil, MD :

yes, possible

Customer: But my last period was at 17 February
Dr. Phil, MD :

Okay. So you might be pregnant

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or your period could just be a little late

Customer: I hope that am pregnant
Dr. Phil, MD :

are you normally right on the 17th?

Customer: No
Dr. Phil, MD :

should you have had it by now?

Customer: Yes I think
Dr. Phil, MD :

okay. I suspect you are very early pregnancy

Customer: But I bast days I feel that it will come but it doesn't
Dr. Phil, MD :

Okay.

Dr. Phil, MD :

You are probably very early in your pregnancy

Customer: Like stomach pain
Dr. Phil, MD :

about 2 weeks

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay that could be the pregnancy

Customer: And back pain
Customer: Lower back
Dr. Phil, MD :

okay.

Dr. Phil, MD :

you might also have a urine infection

Dr. Phil, MD :

that should be checked

Customer: Also two days ago I hade stomach pain in the right side
Dr. Phil, MD :

okay.

Dr. Phil, MD :

get a urine test

Dr. Phil, MD :

if it is normal, you could very well be pregnant

Customer: It was really strong pain
Dr. Phil, MD :

I see.

Dr. Phil, MD :

you should have it checked

Dr. Phil, MD :

it could be a urine infection, stone, or something like an ectopic pregnancy

Customer: I will by tomorrow
Dr. Phil, MD :

ok good. :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

I hope it is just a good pregnancy though :)

Customer: I hope
Customer: It's my first
Dr. Phil, MD :

well I hope it turns out well :)

Customer: Thanks
Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome Alya :)

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Customer: Yes thanks a lot
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Customer: I will put excellent :)
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thank you Alya

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Good luck!!!

Customer: You too
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thank you

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have a good night :)

Customer: Can I chat with u again after I do the test ?
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Customer: Ok i will
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talk to you then

Customer: Bye
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bye now Alya

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