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progesterone shot?

is an hcg shot the same as a progesterone shot?
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No fran28... progesterone is used to support the uterine lining and assist implantation... hcg shot is to make u ovulate...

btw, i have always wondered... is it a definite that u WILL ovulate after the hcg shot? what if u don't??
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Hi I'm 16 weeks and 5 days pregnant. And the doctor decide to give me the progesterone shots to avoid preterm labor. Is is safe?? I have 2 kids healthy boys both was born between 37 And 38 weeks.
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thanks! i wasn't sure...
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no its not, the HCG shot is given to help ovulate, I mean to release your mature follicles, the progesterone shot is different.
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