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Doctor insights on: Accuracy Of Blood Test For Pregnancy

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How much blood is needed to get a blood test for pregnancy?

How much blood is needed to get a blood test for pregnancy?

About 1.0 ml: A usual tube contains about 5 ml which is more than enough for the test. ...Read more

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The blood test for pregnancy can detect in 1 week pregnant?

The blood test for pregnancy can detect in 1 week pregnant?

Likely: A blood test can generally detect elevated beta HCG levels a week after conception. See this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-tests. ...Read more

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How quickly will i get the results back on a blood test for pregnancy?

Pregnancy tests: Usually are done within a day or two. A very detectable compound in the blood. ...Read more

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Hi I took a blood test for pregnancy and don't know how to read the results where it says results it has a 67 am I looking in the right place?

Hi I took a blood test for pregnancy and don't know how to read the results where it says results it has a 67 am I looking in the right place?

Package insert &: You may wish to do a urine test. Please read the package insert carefully. Repeat the test using first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. Only do the test if you missed your period by 4-5 days. If that does not help, you may need to get a blood test for HCG level from a laboratory. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more