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Are Urine Pregnancy Tests Accurate
Are hospital urine pregnancy tests more accurate than home pregnancy tests?Got 3 negative HPT & 1 Neg.Hospital test.Somewhat feel pregnant but unsure?
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
How accurate are home pregnancy tests? are urine tests usable throughout the pregnancy or do they not work later into the pregnancy?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much more accurate are the serum blood tests for confirmation than the urine home pregnancy tests? I am one week late with negative home tests.
Do I need a blood test after 5 negative home pregnancy tests? most recent 28 days after missed period. Is urine test just as accurate as blood test?
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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