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Dr. Chip, Doctor (MD)
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Hello doctor .I had dry humping or safe with my boy friend

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Hello doctor .I had dry humping or safe sex with my boy friend without any invasion I was even wearing my underwear.it was 10 days ago or maybe more. I had a quantitative hcg test yesterday and thr hcg level was 2 last month it was 0. Could I be pregnant? My period is expected on 2nd of November please reply as soon as possible
Hi--an HCG of 2 is not indicative of pregnancy and given what you said above there is no way you're pregnant
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

But why did the hcg level rise to 2 last month before my period it was 0 what could be the reason

That's just a normal variation in the level--just because there's a rise of only 2 doesn't mean pregnancy
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes but what could be the cause of this variations?

As I said variations are normal--no woman's HCG stays at 0 all the time. You really don't need to concern yourself about this
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Is 10 days or more enough to know if a woman is pregnant or not using hcg quantitative test?

12-14 dqyw will be more accurate
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

So should I repeat the test?

Yes--in another two days
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I counted number of says between intercourse and sample collection ( these days inclusive) and they were 12 not 10 I will do another test today. Does the hcg level rise when I am about to get my period?

It may rise just a bit but not enough to indicate pregnancy Sara. Please consider rating my service to you
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