A 26-year-old female asked:
Why do some get a positive hpt before missed period & others wont? does it indicate low hcg levels & not a good start? im sure i got that swimmer!
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
BHCG: A urine test simply detects bhcg hormone. Most can detect a level if about 20. If your level is below that then it won't be detected. Bhcg doubles roughly every 48 hrs. It doesn't take long to get above 20.
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Last updated Nov 1, 2013
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