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Dr. Ralph Wharton
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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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I'm 39 years old missed 2 periods and negative urine pregnancy test is this the start of menopause?

I'm 39 years old missed 2 periods and negative urine pregnancy test is this the start of menopause?

Probably not: 39 is a little young for menopause but it is not impossible. Irregular periods are very common. If the irregularity continues see your obgyn for an exam and hormone testing. There are many options for menstrual cycle control ...Read more

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Missed a period done a pregnancy test on the day I was due and it was negative or could I be going through the early stages of menopause as I'm 44 ?

Missed a period done a pregnancy test  on the day I was due and it was negative or could I be going through the early stages of menopause as I'm 44  ?

Repeat test.: You may want to repeat the test in a week if you have not started. Also, it is not unusual to start having some irregularity in your cycle as you approach menopause. If the problem persists then you need to be evaluated. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hi, can levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed cause a false positive pregnancy test result or say I'm not pregnant when I actually am? Thank you

Hi, can levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed cause a false positive pregnancy test result or say I'm not pregnant when I actually am? Thank you

Neither one: Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) would not cause a false positive pregnancy test, nor would it mask a pregnancy (i.e., you are pregnant, but because of levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) the pregnancy test comes back negative). ...Read more

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What could cause a pregnancy test to give a false positive?

What could cause a pregnancy test to give a false positive?

Big cause: is letting it sit out and reading it much later than it should have been read. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...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