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Ghost- Beta Doubling Time

Postby BlissfulCS » Sat May 28, 2011 4:03 pm

Ghost:

My Beta on the 19th was 208 (14dpo). On the 23rd it went to 719. Doubling time 53 hours. I had a FET. My RE says they like to see the rate double every two days but that they are happy with my numbers.

However I've noticed most of the other women on the board are doubling even faster than 48 hours. Should I be concerned? Should I get another Beta? I am scheduled or an u/s on June 3rd.

Thanks as always for your help!

Bliss
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FET May 11 2013- miscarriage at 8 weeks
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Re: Ghost- Beta Doubling Time

Postby Ghost » Sat May 28, 2011 4:17 pm

BlissfulCS wrote:Ghost:

My Beta on the 19th was 208 (14dpo). On the 23rd it went to 719. Doubling time 53 hours. I had a FET. My RE says they like to see the rate double every two days but that they are happy with my numbers.

However I've noticed most of the other women on the board are doubling even faster than 48 hours. Should I be concerned? Should I get another Beta? I am scheduled or an u/s on June 3rd.

Thanks as always for your help!

Bliss


It's close enough. The "doubling rule" is not a real rule, just very approximate (one report says a better factor to use is x1.6, not x2). They give you three digits, giving the impression of much more precision than they really have.

I've seen lots of them much like yours make it to live birth. Happens all the time.
Note: I am not an MD and not an expert.
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Re: Ghost- Beta Doubling Time

Postby BlissfulCS » Sat May 28, 2011 4:22 pm

Wonderful. Here's to hoping you see one more make it to live birth. :-) Thanks Ghost!
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Alisa
Me 36- no tubes
DH 37- no issues
IVF 1 - 3 Chemical and 2BFN
IVF #4 FET- DD
IVF#5- BFN
FET May 11 2013- miscarriage at 8 weeks
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