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Adenovirus And Pregnancy
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
Are pregnant women tested for CMV along with pregnancy bloodwork? Can it be spread by sharing drinks?
Cmv: Pregnant women are tested for CMV because many times the disease may be dormant and not show any symptoms. ...Read more
With multiple symptoms of early pregnancy, but two negative home pregnancy test, what should by next step be?
Get checked...: If you are having pregnancy like symptoms and not pregnant there other hormonal conditions that can mimic pregnancy. In order to find out it would be necessary to order labs for evaluation. Visit your PCP or GYN provider in order to be formally evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i havethe symtoms of pregnancy such and breast soreness, missed period, and bloating, but the pregnancy test said negative can I be pregnant?
Test: Get a blood test then you will know for sure. ...Read more
3 positive pregnancy test followed by multiplee not ones. Period is late and having light cramping periodically but not like period ones. Whats up?
See a doctor: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. If you are unsure which test to believe then see a doctor to confirm. The can rerun a test or do a bhcg. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
Can a low grade fever of 99-99.8 for a week be a symptom of early pregnancy? My period isn't due for a few days & OTC pregnancy tests are negative?
One-time symptoms?: A doctor can check to see if there is any medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their mucus discharge, their periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others do have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with doctors. A urine pregnancy test is very accurate if done correctly, after a missed period. ...Read more
How reliable are home pregnancy tests (ones like clearblue and first response) and what is the likelihood of a false neg. weeks after missed period?
Yes.: Vaginal infection should be treated as early as possible . Most of the treatment are topical. Therefore it is not systemic and not harmful to the fetus. Needs to be diagnosed correctly and then treated. So please sep your OB's advise. ...Read more
Negative pregnancy test but all my symptoms are those of early pregnancy. I exercise and eat healthy how is this possible?
Other possibilities: While i don't know what "all the symptoms" are from your point of view, the symptoms we normally associate with early pregnancy are merely suggestive and not definitive. They are all nonspecific and could have other explanations. While you ought to repeat the pregnancy test in a few days to be certain, you should consider getting a check up. ...Read more
Depends on cause...: A cold caused by cold viruses is usually left alone, as even over-the-counter medications are usually avoided in early pregnancy. The flu caused by influenza viruses is treated by antiviral medication. A sore throat is tested to see if it is strep throat. If strep, antibiotics are needed (if not strep, the sore throat may be due to "cold viruses" or another cause). This all means seeing a doctor. ...Read more
Period is three weeks late. Egg whitish discharge with blood in it. Are these both signs of pregnancy?
Is it possible to show negative on both home and doctor's urine pregnancy tests up to the second trimester and still be pregnant?
Highly unlikely: Home urine pregnancy tests are highly reliable when performed properly and in the proper time frame. The typical time frame when one would expect the test to be positive would be 7-10 days after a missed period. Therefore having two separate tests show negative into the second trimester is highly unlikely if one is truly pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer