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Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG or b-HCG) is a hormone normally produced by the placenta during pregnancy. It is also produced by certain cancer cells.
An HCG test may be done to:
An HCG test is usually done in a private laboratory or hospital laboratory. No special preparation is usually needed.
An increased HCG may be due to:
In cancerous conditions:
The doctor will decide if more tests, procedures, follow-up care or additional treatment is needed.
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