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I had a blood serum hcg of 9 at about 9 days past ovulation.

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I had a blood serum hcg of 9 at about 9 days past ovulation. I'm waiting for the results of the f/u hcg for 24 he's later. Is there any possible undiagnosed conditions that could cause that amount of hcg in my blood?
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: Good overall. Currently treating uti with macrobid and augmenting for upper res infection. Nothing significant
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Hx of fibroids, treated with UFE in September of this year. Currently trying to conceive
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

any irritation to the body can cause a small bump in HCG.

are you sexually active and trying to get pregnant?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
34;Irritation to the body?" Meaning what?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

Like an infection can do it.

So your infection could have caused this.
usually it is an actual pregnancy though.

is this helpful?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Reproductive infections or any infections, such as ex. strep throat?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

usually reproductive infections only

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

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