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I got a ? on a first response pregnancy test. does that mean there is still hcg present but not enough for a positive result?

I got a ? on a first response pregnancy test. does that mean there is still hcg present but not enough for a positive result?

Mommy,AreWeThereYet?: Maybe it means that you are pregnant and the baby has a question for you.Or,according to their instructions,it means there was an error in the test and that they want you to do the test again.Tests of various kinds often have to be repeated for that reason,a glitch in the mechanics of the test,or a faulty sample.But I kinda like the first idea.Think about what questions your baby might ask you ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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 long does it take the 10,000 hCG trigger shot to leave your system befor I can take a first response pregnancy test?

How long does it take the 10,000 hCG trigger shot to leave your system befor I can take a first response pregnancy test?

HCG: 10,000 units: The 10,000 units of HCG will stimulate ovulation, and will remain in your system for 7-10 days at least. If you do not have a period in three weeks after the shot, obtain a "quantitative" serum HCG test, and if elevated at that time will be positive for pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is hCG levels in early pregnancy like the first trimester?

What is hCG levels in early pregnancy like the first trimester?

Varies: Hcg levels vary by week and even by day. See this site for more info. http://www.americanpregnancy.org/duringpregnancy/hcglevels.html. ...Read more

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At what point and at what level is the hCG first detectable in a urine pregnancy test?

At what point and at what level is the hCG first detectable in a urine pregnancy test?

Depends on the test: Different home pregnancy tests have different HCG levels to trigger a positive. Usually if a woman is pregnant, by the time she misses her period - it will trigger a positive test with first morning void. However, this doesn't always happen and sometimes needs to be repeated. ...Read more

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At what point and what level is hCG first detectable in most home urine pregnancy tests?

At what point and what level is hCG first detectable in most home urine pregnancy tests?

Very accurate: A home urine pregnancy test can be positive a few days before your period is due. It becomes very accurate by 1 week after your period is due. ...Read more

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My hCG level tested a week apart. First week 48, second week 1708, third week 16,180. Does this pregnancy look good?

My hCG level tested a week apart. First week 48, second week 1708, third week 16,180. Does this pregnancy look good?

Yes: Based on the HCG levels the pregnancy is viable. There is wide variation in normal HCG levels. You may wish to consult this site for more info. http://americanpregnancy.org/while-pregnant/hcg-levels/ ...Read more

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I will be 6w4d pregnant with a hCG level of approx 3500 at my first ultrasound this week. If this pregnancy is viable, what can I expect to see?

I will be 6w4d pregnant with a hCG level of approx 3500 at my first ultrasound this week. If this pregnancy is viable, what can I expect to see?

Variable: Very early OB ultrasounds can have a variable appearance. A gestational sac should be visible with a transabdominal ultrasound, with the yolk sac and fetal pole probably visible with endovaginal ultrasound. Cardiac activity may also be seen. Follow up us or serial HCG levels can help confirm pregnancy status if there is any concern. ...Read more

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The first day of my last period was january 24, and i took a pregnancy test yesterday that said my hCG level was 1147. I don't know how pregnant i am

The first day of my last period was january 24, and i took a pregnancy test yesterday that said my hCG level was 1147. I don't know how pregnant i am

There : There is a wide range of normal on the HCG testing. You are most likely 4-5 weeks pregnant. You go by the first day of your last period. When you are about 8 weeks or so, you can have an ultrasound that can more accurately determine your gestational age. Ultrasounds are very accurate in determining dates. ...Read more