HCG Side Effects

HCG is a hormone that occurs in women during their pregnancy period that causes ovulation. It is also used in the treatment of infertility for women and improving sperm count in men. Moreover, HCG is also used for the young boys when they face the problem with testicles as the testicles do not normally drop down into the scrotum which is caused by the pituitary gland disorder. Nowadays for the over growing fad for weight loss program, HCG has been immensely used for the weight loss program as the HCG diet. Even HCG is available now online without the prescription. However, before using it without the consultation of the doctor is always dangerous. Even it has been seen that using the HCG diet with consultation of doctors can also by harmful. Therefore you should have adequate knowledge about HCG side effects before taking it.

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Different Kinds of Side Effects of HCG

While using HCG, it has been often seen along with the needed effects, there are some unwanted effects cause most of the time. Therefore you should know the HCG side effects so that if you experience any kind of these symptoms you can consult to the doctor as soon as possible.


Common Side Effects for Females

Females commonly use HCG for their problem regarding pregnancy or sometimes for the weight loss program. The common HCG side effects for the females are stomach or pelvic pain. Sometimes they suffer with the problem of mild bloating.


Rare Side Effects for Females

Apart from the common side effects there are lesser common side effects about which you should be aware so that proper medical treatment can be obtained if any of these will occur. While taking HCG, some women feel severe abdominal or stomach pain and bloating. In some cases, women suffer with the problem of decreased amount of urine and feeling of indigestion. The symptoms of continuous nausea, diarrhea or vomiting also can be seen as HCG side effects. Even there are possibilities of severe pelvic pain, swelling of feet or lower legs and shortness of breath are there while consuming this drug. Moreover, one can experience a rapid weight gain. For all these symptoms, one needs to immediately consult to the physicians.


Side Effects for Males

While HCG is used for several treatments for males, they often suffer from ace, rapid development in the height and the growth of pubic hair. Even some of them have to suffer from the enlargement of penis and testes.


Undetermined Frequency of Side Effects

There are some HCG side effects whose frequency level cannot be determined as moderate or rare or common. These are difficulty breathing, itching of skin, flushing of skin, hives or welts, severe and sudden headache, slurred speech, vision changes, sudden loss of coordination, tightness in chest and sudden and severe weakness or numbness in arm or leg. Even there are symptoms such as pain in chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves and unusually warm skin. All these symptoms should not be taken lightly though sometimes they may not medication. When the body gets adjusted with this drug, these side effects may go away. Sometimes after stop taking the drug, you may experience the HCG side effects.