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Can you test if the HCG is good?
« on: November 19, 2016, 01:57:36 am »
I read somewhere back in some forum that you could test your HCG by dipping a pregnancy stick into it. If the result is positive the HCG is good and should work if not just throw it away. Is this right?
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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2016, 02:55:34 am »
My impression is that pregnancy tests can detect the presence of some level of hCG but won't reliably tell you about the potency.
I am not a medical doctor; any suggestions are meant to be discussed with your doctor.
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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2016, 02:55:34 am »


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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2016, 04:16:54 am »
I read somewhere back in some forum that you could test your HCG by dipping a pregnancy stick into it. If the result is positive the HCG is good and should work if not just throw it away. Is this right?

Ditto to what Cataceous said.  It's pretty obvious if the HCG is working cuzz your raisins will turn into walnuts (or some other tree nut).
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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2016, 02:28:44 am »
I read somewhere back in some forum that you could test your HCG by dipping a pregnancy stick into it. If the result is positive the HCG is good and should work if not just throw it away. Is this right?

Ditto to what Cataceous said.  It's pretty obvious if the HCG is working cuzz your raisins will turn into walnuts (or some other tree nut).

Well done sir!
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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2016, 02:28:44 am »


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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2016, 07:46:17 am »

Well done sir!

Yeah, you can't miss it. ;D
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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2016, 08:22:28 am »
It's pretty obvious if the HCG is working cuzz your raisins will turn into walnuts (or some other tree nut).
Not for me, dont notice much of a difference regardless what medication im on which makes it a bit difficult sometimes.

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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2016, 03:46:31 pm »
It's pretty obvious if the HCG is working cuzz your raisins will turn into walnuts (or some other tree nut).
Not for me, dont notice much of a difference regardless what medication im on which makes it a bit difficult sometimes.

How high is your testosterone out of curiosity?

I am temporarily quitting HCG and it's puckering me up already after just a couple of weeks.
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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2016, 10:42:16 pm »
How high is your testosterone out of curiosity?
With hcg mono ~20 with range 9-30ish

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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2016, 01:38:56 am »
How high is your testosterone out of curiosity?
With hcg mono ~20 with range 9-30ish

Oh well you were not shut down then if u r doing hCG Mono.  Or am I missing something?
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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2016, 07:19:24 am »
I didnt feel any difference at all with either size or hardness of the testicles when i switched from nebido to hcg, i dont feel any difference between 300iu or 600 iu
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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #10 on: December 11, 2016, 06:35:32 pm »
I didnt feel any difference at all with either size or hardness of the testicles when i switched from nebido to hcg, i dont feel any difference between 300iu or 600 iu

Oh I see what you are saying.  Not sure what to say about that.
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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2016, 03:12:38 am »
Ditto to what Cataceous said.  It's pretty obvious if the HCG is working cuzz your raisins will turn into walnuts (or some other tree nut).

hCG never did anything like that for me.  No increase in testicle size, even after being on just T for around a year.

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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2016, 03:15:58 am »
I read somewhere back in some forum that you could test your HCG by dipping a pregnancy stick into it. If the result is positive the HCG is good and should work if not just throw it away. Is this right?

You drop the hCG onto the pregnancy stick.  It works to be sure you have at least some hCG in whatever you bought. 

I've done it when I shipped medicine from overseas, just to be sure it's the right drug.

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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2016, 04:05:37 pm »
Ditto to what Cataceous said.  It's pretty obvious if the HCG is working cuzz your raisins will turn into walnuts (or some other tree nut).

hCG never did anything like that for me.  No increase in testicle size, even after being on just T for around a year.

Any chance you are borderline primary?
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Re: Can you test if the HCG is good?
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