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what hormone does a pregnancy test detect

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If your periods are regular (every 28-30 days), you likely ovulated about 2 weeks after your last period. In that case a pregnancy test would clearly ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy test: Optimal time is first morning urination as urine has concentrated hormone level during the night consider repeat
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
OB: Yes. Of course. But this will be decided in person with your obstetrician.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Taking testosterone won't mess up a pregnancy test.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 weeks: It usually takes 2 weeks after conception for a pregnancy test to become positive. However, if you're not having periods, pregnancy is unlikely. Reg ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Pregnant: The hcg will also be positive
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Anytime: An iud should not change your hormone levels. If you have not had a period in over 1 month, you should do a pregnancy test to make sure you are not p ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Took test too soon: Hi. You probably took Plan B at the appropriate time, so that would make it too soon to have taken the pregnancy test. If you MISS your next expected ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Too early to test: Pregnancy test is better done 4-5 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine, and follow the instructions carefully.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Re-test: Take another pregnancy test with a different manufacturer.

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