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I had my first HCG test yesterday and Im at 126. She said thats normal for someone 1-3 weeks pregnant the only problem is by my LMP im 4 weeks almost 5. But I didnt O until cd 18 or 19. I go back in for the next set of testing Wed. but I I cant help but wonder if I should worry.
 

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I really don't know. I'm sorry. I was really into my hcg numbers with my second pregnancy, but after a few days of stressing over it, I had to realize that a pregnancy is either going to make it or not, and getting the numbers wasn't going to help me. That said, I hope yours are what they need to be. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Hug2">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I had my first HCG test yesterday and Im at 126. She said thats normal for someone 1-3 weeks pregnant the only problem is by my LMP im 4 weeks almost 5. But I didnt O until cd 18 or 19. I go back in for the next set of testing Wed. but I I cant help but wonder if I should worry.</div>
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Don't worry. You're a late ovulator so going by your LMP will result in you being about 3 weeks off for your EDD. If at all possible, you should go by your O date as the date of conception and if you have a doctor that insists on the LMP to calculate EDD then just know that it's approx. +3 weeks or so. Your doc is right for your HCG numbers to look like they look. SInce you just O'd not long ago you're not very far along and so your levels won't be through the roof just yet. It doesn't matter how high the number is (although high numbers can usually eliminate the worry of ectopic pgs) just that the number doubles in roughly 48 hours.<br><br>
I had my hcg done the day after I tested pos and it was 58 at 14 DPO. At 16 DPO it was 284 which was nearly a 5x jump! It seems as though your numbers are a bit higher than mine were at first (depending on what DPO you are).<br><br>
So again, don't start worrying until you get your second set of numbers back. If they are still around the same level then usually it's bad news but more than likely they will see a great increase!!!<br><br>
Best wishes!
 

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My suggestion is to not tell them your lmp. Go to a calculator on the internet and put in your O date and go by that due date. I always O'd late and it was always at least 1.5 to 2 weeks later. The more time you have, the better especially because it matter when you got pregnant not when your lmp is. I O'd early so I have an O date of the 17th or 19th and then my lmp is the 21. This time we're going to go by my lmp because it gives me the most days I can have.<br><br>
I say this because by my lmp I went to 42 weeks with my first and to 41 weeks with my O date.<br><br>
Sorry I'm not much help with the HCG numbers. I've never had them tested but I would suggest you not remember you lmp and just find out your O due date.<br><br>
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Going by my LMP my EDD is the 14th. Going by the O date that FF gave me. Which Im sure is within 2 day. My EDD is the 16th. Its not that big of a difference.<br><br>
Thank you all for the support. By this point in my last pregnancy (m/c) I had already lost all symptoms and was no longer getting a BFP. Well last night even darker positive and the symptoms are still here. Ive decided that there is nothing I can do until the next test and stressing isnt going to do the baby any good. Thanks again for all the support and I will let you all know as soon as I know.
 
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