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23 Feb 2004

Progesteron
Hi there

I am seven weeks pregnant and my doctor has sent me for two progesteron tests and wants me to go in a week again to have it tested again. He said that the levels must not drop, please advise why and what happens if they do.

I went for a Vaginal ultra sound on Friday and they picked up a cyst on my left ovary and two sacs, but only one baby, is because of this that the progesteron needs to be monitored.

Please can you advise as soon as possible
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

If you have had miscarriages before, this can sometimes be due to a low progesterone. A low progesterone might cause a miscarriage and you would be given progesterone tablets if this were the case. You may have the so-called 'vanishing twin' syndrome, where one baby of a twin pair does not develop.

Best wishes
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