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Doctor insights on: Can A Blood Test Tell If Your Pregnant

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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 soon after unprotected sex can a blood test tell if you are pregnant?

How soon after unprotected sex can a blood test tell if you are pregnant?

It depends: This can vary quite a bit depending on one's menstrual cycle. But typically you can determine if you are pregnant the first day after your missed period. ...Read more

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I have already had a period, but I am spotting a week before my next period is due. Negative pregnancy test. Can a blood test tell if pregnant now?

I have already had a period, but I am spotting a week before my next period is due. Negative pregnancy test. Can a blood test tell if pregnant now?

yes.: Spotting a week before your period is due suggests that you didn't ovulate lately. If you haven't missed a period, spotting is usually not due to pregnancy. If a urine test (first morning urine) is negative, a blood test will generally be negative also. ...Read more

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How soon can a blood test tell when a women pregnant . I took test at home all neg. But one postive so happy then there was neg test?

1 wk after ovulation: Blood tests can pick up HCG earlier in a pregnancy than urine tests can. Blood tests can tell if you are pregnant about six to eight days after you ovulate (or release an egg from an ovary). ...Read more

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Can a blood test tell you that you are pregnant when u because a friend of mind is pregnant but the ultrasound is not picking up a heartbeat 9weeks?

Can a blood test tell you that you are pregnant when u because a friend of mind is pregnant but the ultrasound is not picking up a heartbeat 9weeks?

Blood test can tell: you that you are pregnant. Measuring the hormone in the blood (hcg) may tell how far along. But by 9 weeks there should be a heart beat. A detailed ultrasound is needed to take a "look" at what is going on. ...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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I can tell that i'm pregnant and the home tests said I am pregnant, but no one will give me a blood test or ultrasound to be sure what should I do?

I can tell that i'm pregnant and the home tests said I am pregnant, but no one will give me a blood test or ultrasound to be sure what should I do?

I am not sure how: Far along you are in your pregnancy. Many practices recommend your first OB appointment at a particular week of pregnancy. Were you looking for services covered by your insurance agency? Self pay? Home pregnancy tests are very accurate when done correctly. ...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