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Dr. Vaidehi Patel
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Find symptom's cause: Nausea/vomiting may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small b ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
?: ? Not sure what you are referring to? Are you asking about increased plasma levels in women?
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience in Pathology
After you miss: You can test as early as the morning after you miss your first period if you are doing a home urine test. Earlier blood tests can be ordered by your ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience in Pediatrics
Recheck: Faint second line means an equivocal test. Better recheck in a couple of days when urine HCG is in higher concentration.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Phillips
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
You're pregnant?: Pregnancy tests come in two varieties. One says yes or no as to being pregnant (urine or blood tested). The other is a blood test which tells how much ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Trolice
30 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Possibly: Following a d&c, your menstrual cycle can be irregular or not occur for 1-2 months. Persistent in irregular menses requires an evaluation.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
About two weeks : After a missed period. Hpts start turning positive about 10 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the pac ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Old preg test: Why take a chance! The cost of a new one is relatively inexpensive, and you will know for sure. You will always have a doubt if you use an expired o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
More accurate: Both tests search for HCG or human chorionic gonadotropin, the hormone produced by the fetus. A blood pregnancy test will tell you the exact level ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
After Missed period.: Home pregnancy tests can show positive as early as 3-4 days after implantation. Implantation generally occurs 6-12 days after ovulation. So if the egg ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very: Currently available otc pregnancy tests are just as reliable as those done in your doctor's office - better than 98 to 99% accurate by 10 days after c ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Foolow directions: Home pregnancy tests generally become positive when you're about 1 week late with respect to your period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
24 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Almost all comercial preg tests report efficacy close to 99%. Trick is however, that depends on when they are done. There is a higher false negative r ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: A woman may experience tingling of breasts or other symptoms before a test becomes positive. See this site for additional information. http://www.web ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unclear question: Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Please seek care from a doct ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: It could be positive even before missed period
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Use a fresh specimen: Use a fresh urine specimen for best results. Urine picks up all sorts of germs once it is out of the body and may change the results of the test. I ca ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
About 10-13 days: About 10-13 days.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
See an OB/GYN: The best way in which to find out what is going on is to be seen and examined. Most gynecologists are excellent at explaining things to you.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Question unclear: Is what dangerous? You can check yourself with a urine test strip to see if your HCG levels are in the range of pregnancy. If you are concerned with ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mayor-lynn
18 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Pregnancy test: Not sure what you mean by remedy for a pregnancy test, but dettol is toxic to humans and can cause death from ingestion or inhalation. If you are preg ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
JUST repeat: On most urine pregnancy tests any line (faint or not) is positive. To be sure just wait a few days and repeat it.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not likely: If you are having a regular menstrual period, you not highly unlikely to be pregnant.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Uterine infection: See your gynecologist. It sounds like you have a uterine infection and you need to have cultures taken to determine your problem.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
Menstruation.: You are having your period, your pregnancy tests are negative. Most probably not pregnant . If you are still in doubt consult to a Gyn, specialist.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
21 years experience in Gynecology
Stop!: Stop wasting your money! that many positive tests are positive ;) call your doctor to get started.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience in Pathology
Maybe: Yes, you could be pregnant, or you could have an irregular period. Would suggest starting with a home pregnancy test and then getting checked up.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
That is correct: As long as a woman continues to get her regular, normal menstrual periods, she is not pregnant.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience in Endocrinology
Pregnant: The hcg will also be positive
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Mutually: Contradictory. Positive pregnancy test depends on blood levels of 25 or higher for hcg. If a woman is pregnant her HCG level will go up.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and this medication will not affect the test. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detec ... Read More
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