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Dr. Marvin Ott
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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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What do pregnancy test results mean?

What do pregnancy test results mean?

You're pregnant?: Pregnancy tests come in two varieties. One says yes or no as to being pregnant (urine or blood tested). The other is a blood test which tells how much pregnancy hormone (hcg) is in your blood and can be useful for your doctor in assessing how your pregnancy is progressing. ...Read more

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Can I trust my home pregnancy test results?

Can I trust my home pregnancy test results?

Yss, If done: Correctly and at the right time. Urine tests start turning positive about 7-10 days after a missed period. Blood test is more sensitive and may start turning positive about 2-3 days after a missed period. ...Read more

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What can affect home pregnancy test results?

What can affect home pregnancy test results?

Testing too soon: Main thing is timing-it takes time (up to 2 wks) for your urinary levels of HCG to get elevated enough to be detected. Over-the-counter tests aren't always as sensitive as tests at your doctor's office, but even those usually take at least a few days after you're late to turn positive. Recheck 1-2 weeks later if you're late for your period & suspect you might be pregnant. ...Read more

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I have a positive and a negative pregnancy test results?

I have a positive and a negative pregnancy test results?

See your gyn: If you were my pt in coral springs fl, I would do a quantitative bhcg if it is neg then you are not preg, if it is + then it needs to be followed to see if you have a viable pregnancy or not. ...Read more

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Periodic cycle is nt happen for last 4mnth & pregnancy test results is negative. I took registron tablet twice daily for 5days still no sign of period?

Periodic cycle is nt happen for last 4mnth & pregnancy test results is negative. I took registron tablet twice daily for 5days still no sign of period?

Obgyn follow up: You may want to schedule follow up with an Obgyn for testing. Sometimes Progesterone alone is not enough to trigger periods. Birth control pills can often be a better options. Your doctor can determine if any testing is needed. ...Read more

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Will you get an accurate pregnancy test results 5.3 weeks after sex?

Will you get an accurate pregnancy test results 5.3 weeks after sex?

You should: That's been plenty of time for a test to reveal a positive result. ...Read more

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Is 24 days after sex long enough to get accurate pregnancy test results?

Is 24 days after sex long enough to get accurate pregnancy test results?

Yes: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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Does urine infection affect a pregnancy test results?

Does urine infection affect a pregnancy test results?

No: A urine infection does not change pregnancy test results. What does affect a pregnancy test? Fertility drugs or other medications that contain hcg, the pregnancy hormone, may interfere with home pregnancy test results. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I got back my doctor given pregnancy test results and it said : positive (abn) what does that abn stand for?

I got back my doctor given pregnancy test results and it said : positive (abn) what does that abn stand for?

Lab results: Are always flagged as normal or abnormal. In the case of hCG, the "normal, " result is negative. Positive hCG levels are flagged by the labs' automated systems as "abnormal, " but that says nothing about the normality of your pregnancy. Follow your doctor's recommendations. ...Read more

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My pregnancy test results are negative but still I didn't have my periods. This make me worried usually I always had my periods on time?

My pregnancy test results are negative but still I didn't have my periods. This make me worried usually I always had my periods on time?

Reasons: Some reasons for missing a period are, irregular hormone imbalance of estrogen/progesterone. Thyroid or pituitary problems, weight (thin/heavy). If pregnancy test is negative then it sounds as if you aren't pregnant. If worried, consider making an apptointment with your gynecologist to discuss what your reasons may be. In addition birth control can help regulate cycles. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Citalopram (Definition)

Citalopram is a ssri medication used to treat anxiety and depression disorders, it's also used to treat ptsd and ocd. It takes 4 to 6 weeks to be fully effective. Side effects; sedation, minor temporary stomach issues, delayed orgasm in males and rarely weight gain. It is ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more