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Hesperia, CA
A 18-year-old female asked:

Are all home taken pregnancy test accurate?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes and you: need to follow the instructions in the kit carefully. A negative test done too early does not exclude pregnancy. For optimal results do the test 4-5 days after a missed period and use first morning urine.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

How accurate is a pregnancy test if taken at night?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Urine concentration: Urine test can be just as positive at night as in the morning. Morning urine is usually more concentrated and therefore more sensitive. It is more important to do the test 4-5 days after a missed period.
A 19-year-old female asked:

How can you make your home pregnancy test that would be accurate?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Pregnancy Testing: The home pregnancy test is universally accurate. That is as long as you have waited the appropriate time after sexual activity before testing.
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A 18-year-old female asked:

When is a home pregnancy compeletly accurate.?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
When used as directe: Home pregnancy tests are only accurate when used as directed. This typically means waiting until you've missed your first period or 4 weeks after your last one. Obviously, you then have to follow the directions for use & interpretation. Yes, they can be falsely negative but it's unlikely the further out you are from your lmp. It's even less likely for them to be falsely positive.
A 39-year-old member asked:

What kind of home pregnancy test is the most accurate?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
FDA approved: Any of the fda approved tests for home use are accurate.
Winchester, KY
A 40-year-old female asked:

Is a sugar pregnancy test at home accurate ?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
"Sugar preg. test "?: A "home pregnancy test is usually accurate after a period is delayed for a week or more. If pregnancy is possible and your period is delayed by 7-10 days, with a history of regular (24-34 days apart) periods , get a serum HCG test to be certain.
Last updated May 8, 2014
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