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do you need to be fasting for a blood pregnancy test

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fasting is: Not required.

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Only if: the test is done too early, or (obviously) if the test is defective or run incorrectly.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Anything is possible but it is highly unlikely.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on when done: It depends on when the pregnancy test was done. If the test is taken prior to when the period is due, then it is less accurate then three days after t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Conception occurs within day or so of the sex. It takes about 3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG for a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It means: you are not pregnant.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not pregnant unless:: Presuming you are talking about the level of hCG being <5 it means that you are not currently pregnant (or if you are pregnant you conceived within ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Around menses time: A blood pregnancy test will be accurate about 12 days after ovulation, which is usually just prior to your expected menses. By the time of your expect ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anytime: Anytime you think you need one you can get it.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Around menses time: A blood pregnancy test will be accurate around 12 days after ovulation, which is usually just prior to expected menses. Generally by the time of your ... Read More

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