I am a little over 4 weeks pregnant I went


Q: I am a little over 4 weeks pregnant I went in for my HCG levels and it was at 1208 the dr said it was low. Is this a bad sign ? What is the normal range for 4 weeks


A:   Hello,
Thanks for the query to ATD,

The hcg levels at 4 weeks are generally in the range of 3000-4000IU. But as long as the pregnancy is growing, then just one single estimation of hcg is of no value rather a serial estimation of hcg should be done after 48hrs to note a rise of more than 65% which confirms continuation of pregnancy healthily.
So at present there is no real cause of worry, just review with a ultrasound pelvis after 6 weeks to look for heartbeat of the foetus and then you may repeat the hcg serial levels again establishing the viability of the foetus.
I hope I have answered your query in detail,

Wishing you safe pregnancy,

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