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can a pregnancy test detect pregnancy at 1 week

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Varies: They can be very accurate, but it depends on if you use it properly, when you are i your cycle, how long you have been pregnant (if you are pregnant). ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
? loss of early: pregnancy. It is possible that you were pregnant but had a spontaneous loss. About 25% of early pregnancies are lost, mostly due to chromosomal defect ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Urine test does not measure the quantity of HCG in blood and is not useful to monitor the progress of pregnancy. If you are feeling okay and there is ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Likely: A blood test can generally detect elevated beta HCG levels a week after conception. See this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/baby/gui ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Nature: No. Remember your health class. A new fetus is not connected to a mother until it is big enough to have blood cells and chemicals that the mothers bo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: It takes about 7-10 days from conception to implantation. Pregnancy test turns positive a few days later. It is usually preferable to wait till you mi ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandor Mecs
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, but just barely: A test can turn positive 7-10 days after.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not 100% clear: What you mean by pregnancy at 1 week, but if you mean you think you conceived 1 week ago, i'm sorry the answers are 1) no and 2) no. There are no reli ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
3 days before period: Urine pregnancy tests are best taken after a missed period or no earlier than 3 days before a missed period for accuracy sake.
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A member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It's a different test. An ovulation test screens for leutenizing hormone (lh) not hcg. It simply checks for the hormone that allows ovulation.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
If positive: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to ... Read More
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Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Should be: Depend when u had sex. Did u miss a period? If you conceived it may be accurate but it all depends on when u ovulated. Good luck, but wait until u m ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Quinn
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: A home pregnancy test will tell you whether or not you are pregnant. It will not tell you where the pregnancy is- in the tube (ectopic) vs in the uter ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy tests: Depends on the test. Many within the first two weeks. Most doctors recommend you wait until the first day of your missed period since the HCG has to b ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: At 8 weeks gestation the pregnancy hormone concentration is so high that there cannot be enough dilution for a urine pregnancy test to be positive at ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: Pregnancy tests turn positive about two weeks after conceptionl Congrats!
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pregnancy testing: Ten to fourteen days after conception and when a period is missed.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
12 years experience Pathology
Not pregnant: A positive urine pregnancy test usually means elevated bhcg, however your blood result does not support a diagnosis of pregnancy.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: With rare exceptions that's too early; 12 or so days after a certain ovulation is usually reliable.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Unlikely: The urine tests for HCG levels that are the most sensitive tests for pregnancy. At your age the chances of you achieving a pregnancy is extremely low. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: the pregnancy test can become positive by 10 days after conception. By one week after a missed period the test would certainly be positive if concepti ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
18 years experience General Practice
Yes...and no: Docs can provide pregnancy tests that are essentially the same - the urine hCG detection. They can also obtain a serum hCG in the mother's blood, whic ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Hi. Yes, it should easily detect pregnancy at that time.
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