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What Does The Following Test Report Suggest?

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Posted on Wed, 22 Feb 2017
Question: What does mean 3.8mIU/ml?
Reference intervals: premenopause,non pregnant <1
postmenopause <7
Thank you
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Answered by Dr. Elona (28 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
I need the name of the hormone that has this level.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
I have gone through your question and understood your concern.

You do not mention the name of the test.
Is it Estradiol test???

Waiting your response.
Take care.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Elona (9 hours later)
So sorry I forgot to write the name on hormon.This is HCG.
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Answered by Dr. Elona (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
This means probable pregnancy.

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for asking.
I have seen your attached report.

In your patient profile i read that you are a male 35 years old.Is this right???

Human chorionic gonadotropin is a hormone that is most often associated with pregnancy in women.
The hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (better known as hCG) is produced during pregnancy.

It is made by cells formed in the placenta, which nourishes the egg after it has been fertilized and becomes attached to the uterine wall.

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.

Normal total hCG levels in non-pregnant women are less than 5.0 mIU/ml, and in postmenopausal women normal levels are anything less than 9.5 mIU/ml.
An hCG level of less than 5mIU/ml is considered negative for pregnancy, and anything above 25mIU/ml is considered positive for pregnancy.(According to XXXXXXX Pregnancy Association.)

Intact HCG and the free β subunit are initially the predominant forms of HCG,in the early weeks after conception and these forms are used for detection and monitoring of early pregnancy.

So, in your case(if you are a woman)your level is upper the normal range and this means pregnancy.But this forms of hcg can fluctuate and affect the test result.
For this reason,if you want to be sure for the result and confirm the pregnancy ,i suggets to repeat the test and in my opinion a total HCG test is more reliable.

Human chorionic gonadotropin is a hormone that is produced in males at very low levels.(hCG levels in a male should be below 5 mIU/ml.)

hCG becomes an important clinical measurement when physicians suspect that a man may be suffering from testicular cancer. When this is the case, a quantitative hCG measurement of the man's blood may be ordered.

Hope i have answered to your question.If you have other queries,feel free to ask.
You can ask me at HealthCareMagic at my private link: bit.do/hcm-Dr-Xhardo.
I will be happy to help.
Wish you good health.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Elona (10 hours later)
Thank you so much for your answers
I.had suspected colorful pregnancy,my first intact hCG +free beta submit test was <0.1mIU/ml,second one after one week is 3.8mIU/ml.This is strange because my husband is not here with me I've had no contact with him 4 months.I can't understand 3.8mIU/ml is normal for no pregnant women.
Thank you
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XXX


if I'm pregnant, it means that I must be in the fourth month

and last thing:this levels is normal for fourth month?
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Answered by Dr. Elona (11 hours later)
Brief Answer:
It can be a lab mistake.

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXX

You can't be in the fourth month of pregnancy because the level of intact hCG +free beta submit around the 16 week of gestation normally is 9040-56,451mUi/ml.

According to your lab reference intervals,your actual level is not normal for a non-pregnant woman.

If you recently, did not have unprotected sex ,There are two options :a false positive result or a lab mistake.

False positive tests may occur when certain hormones are increased, such as after menopause, when taking hormone supplements or in the presence of some antibodies.

Anyway the only way to solve this dilema is to repeat the HCG test(i suggest to do the HCG quantitative test in another lab.)
I'm curious to know your result.

If your blood HCG is positive and you do not have a pregnancy properly implanted in the uterus, it may indicate certain conditions, but we will discuss about this you will have a positive hCG result.

Hope this is helpful.
Wish you all the best.




Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Elona (1 hour later)
thank you so much for your answers.
I will try to see you with some ginecologist here today.
I did this test in last day on my period,maybe this is the reason for higher result.I don't know what's happening.

I made at least 20 pregnancy test,all is negative
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Answered by Dr. Elona (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Let me know your obgyn's opinion.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXX

Your situation is really interesting.
First,i don't understand why you did the test if you had your periods.You know that in pregnancy there are not periods.I don't understand the reason of this test.
I have a question for you:Are you experiencing pregnancy symptoms?

Second:You have done lots of unnecessary urine pregnancy test in circumstances when you had not unprotected sex last time.(Why you have checked for pregnancy?)

No,the periods do not affect the test.
During your period, estrogen levels increase substantially, but this doesn’t interfere with the accuracy of the test results.Because pregnancy tests don’t use estrogen to determine if you’re pregnant or not; instead, they measure the amount of hCG in your urine, and hence the results will be accurate even if you take the test while on period.

So,Don't stress any more because very probably you are not pregnant.
I agree with you for the consult with a local obgyn.
I 'm sure that this specialist and an ultrasound will clarifie all your doubts.

Hope my information is useful.
If you have other questions,feel free and ask.I will be happy to help.
You can contact me at HealthCareMagic at my private link: bit.do/hcm-Dr-Xhardo.
Take care.

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What Does The Following Test Report Suggest?

Brief Answer: I need the name of the hormone that has this level. Detailed Answer: Hello I have gone through your question and understood your concern. You do not mention the name of the test. Is it Estradiol test??? Waiting your response. Take care.