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How accurate are home pregnancy tests?

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very accurate: They are very accurate, but no test is perfect. If you are concerned the test is wrong, you can have your dr perform a blood test.
Answered on May 18, 2014

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