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Are hospital urine pregnancy tests more accurate than home pregnancy tests?Got 3 negative HPT & 1 Neg.Hospital test.Somewhat feel pregnant but unsure?

Are hospital urine pregnancy tests more accurate than home pregnancy tests?Got 3 negative HPT & 1 Neg.Hospital test.Somewhat feel pregnant but unsure?

Blood tests: Even though the urine tests for the pregnancy hormone are very good, if you are still concerned then a quantitative blood test will tell if there is any pregnancy hormone present. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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How accurate are home pregnancy tests? are urine tests usable throughout the pregnancy or do they not work later into the pregnancy?

How accurate are home pregnancy tests? are urine tests usable throughout the pregnancy or do they not work later into the pregnancy?

Very accurate: If used correctly, and prior to their expiration date home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They will show positive throughout the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why are blood pregnancy tests more accurate and detects sooner than urine tests?

Why are blood pregnancy tests more accurate and detects sooner than urine tests?

Because : Blood is more sensitive, blood detects down to 2-5 miu HCG urine can go down to about 25-30 miu and urine can be influenced by the concentration of the urine. ...Read more

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How accurate are urine pregnancy tests, in the afternoon, a week after an expected period?

How accurate are urine pregnancy tests, in the afternoon, a week after an expected period?

Negative UCG: Urinary pregnancy tests are becoming increasingly sensitive; a positive test can occur just a few days after the expected period. Since urine is more concentrated early in the morning, this is the best time to test. Although a positive test is very reliable, a negative test can occur simply from ovulation occuring later in the cycle than expected. No test can confirm conception from last night! ...Read more

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Are OTC pregnancy tests accurate?

Are OTC pregnancy tests accurate?

Yes: Home pregnancy tests are accurate, reliable and valid. They become positive when you're about 1 week late. If they're negative at that time, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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How accurate are home pregnancy tests?

How accurate are home pregnancy tests?

Very: The pregnancy test is very accurate. It measures to 25 miu of b-hcg. In other words it turns positive about a week after conception. ...Read more

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How accurate are home pregnancy tests?

How accurate are home pregnancy tests?

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. ...Read more

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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