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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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Can a blood test from your gyn tell your if your pregnant before a at home test?

Can a blood test from your gyn tell your if your pregnant before a at home test?

Not really.: Far away and many years ago urine from a woman who might be pregnant was given to a rabbit. The rabbit was sacrificed, her ovarys were examined and if the rabbit had ovulated the woman was pregnant. Now rabbits are safe. We now use antibodies to hcg. The same test is done by you and the doctor. ...Read more

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How early can I get a blood test done to see if i'm pregnant...

How early can I get a blood test done to see if i'm pregnant...

3-4 wks after period: A blood pregnancy test can be positive as soon as 10 days after fertilization. This is usually just before your period is due or soon after. A urine test done first thing in the morning will become positive about the same time. ...Read more

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Can you do a blood test on a fetus?

Can you do a blood test on a fetus?

Possible ,but: It is seldom done because it can trigger labor, miscarriage or infection.There are rare medical reasons where the risk may be needed to provide specialized treatment for the infant. It is not done for paternity testing due to its risks. ...Read more

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How soon can you take a blood test to see if your pregnant after intercoruse?

How soon can you take a blood test to see if your pregnant after intercoruse?

Pregnancy testt: Pregnancy tests both urine and blood are very sensitive these days. Both can be done within 1-2 days of a missed period. ...Read more

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Can you still get a pregnancy blood test done, if you're bleeding?

You can: But the utility of a pregnancy test in this setting is more so to assess for the possibility of a spontaneous abortion. Remember, spotting during pregnancy, especially the first trimester is rather common. I would say though, if you urine pregnancy testing is negative, the odds that this is pregnancy related bleeding goes way down. ...Read more

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I want to take a blood test to know which is my blood type. Can this test detect pregnancy??

No: Test for blood group and pregnancy are very different tests. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i get a blood test for mono, will that same blood test also reveal if I have hiv?

Can you tell me if i get a blood test for mono, will that same blood test also reveal if I have hiv?

No.: Tests for infectious mononucleosis will not tell you if you have hiv. You must have a test specifically for HIV to know if you have hiv. ...Read more

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How soon can a blood test show you are pregnant ?

How soon can a blood test show you are pregnant ?

Varies: Within several days of conception, certainly within 2 weeks your body begins to produce enough of the hormone we test for to know that you have conceived. At that point other tests as well as passage of time are needed to confirm whether the pregnancy is normal and viable. ...Read more

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Can you take a pregnancy test when your spotting/bleeding?

Can you take a pregnancy test when your spotting/bleeding?

Pregnancy Testing : Testing would be valid if you have missed a period. Why do you want to do a test when you are bleeding? ...Read more

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Can a blood test tell that you are ovulating or not?Thanks

Can a blood test tell that you are ovulating or not?Thanks

Ovulation prediction: Use an ovulation prediction kit to determine whether you're ovulating or not. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/how-to-get-pregnant/pr00103. Opks test for a surge of hormones in urine (in other words, blood test isn't necessary). ...Read more

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Can you tell me if throughout pregnancy, what diseases can be detected with a blood test?

Can you tell me if throughout pregnancy, what diseases can be detected with a blood test?

Too many: New Genetic tests can detect more diseases than you can imagine. Just tell your doctor that you want to be tested for every disease that a test is available. ...Read more

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Can a hCG blood test show if your pregnant if you take it two weeks after sex?

Can a hCG blood test show if your pregnant if you take it two weeks after sex?

Pregnancy: Yes, an HCG blood test taken 2 weeks after the last time you had sex will be able to tell if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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If you suspect a miscarriage can you still check and see if pregnant while bleeding with a pregnancy test.

If you suspect a miscarriage can you still check and see if pregnant while bleeding with a pregnancy test.

Yes: Yes, you can check, but urine pregnancy test may not be quite reliable because blood may alter the test and the level of hormone sometimes may be too low to be detected. A serum pregnancy test, instead, is more reliable. ...Read more

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Can blood tests tell if you have a blood clot?

Can blood tests tell if you have a blood clot?

D-dimer: Depending on the cutoff level, this point-of-care test can help rule out a dangerous blood clot such as one in the leg or lung. ...Read more

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