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Can different hormones affect a home pregnancy test?

Can different hormones affect a home pregnancy test?

Can I be Pregnant?: Nope. That ambiguous question without any specifics is difficult to answer. But the HCG hormone tested for pregnancy is not the common hormones used in health care for gyn concerns. ...Read more

Dr. Harinder Gill
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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 my diabetes affect a home pregnancy test??

Can my diabetes affect a home pregnancy test??

Not the test itself: Hi. No, diabetes in any state of control (or lack thereof) will not skew the pregnancy test itself. However, you should be in excellent control for at least a few months prior to conception and throughout the pregnancy if you decide to keep it. Hopefully you're in excellent control ALL the time. Type 2 at age 23 suggests some less than ideal lifestyle factors. Eat healthily and exercise regularly. ...Read more

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How can an ectopic pregnancy and ovarian cyst affect a home pregnancy test?

How can an ectopic pregnancy and ovarian cyst affect a home pregnancy test?

Does not.: A home urine pregnancy test is not affected by ovarian cysts nor location of implantation of the gestational sac. It will show just as positive in ectopics and in normal pregnancies. Serial blood HCG levels and transvaginal sonography are the cornerstones or ectopic diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am 63-haven't had full period in over 3-4 years- how can I get a positive result when using home pregnancy test?

I am 63-haven't had full period in over 3-4 years- how can I get a positive result when using home pregnancy test?

False positive: Why did you do the test? Any test can yield a false positive result. If you have any doubt, get a blood test for HCG level. The positive result may be due to faulty technique or less likely due to elevated pituitary chorionic gonadotrophic hormone. ...Read more

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Had period on feb 28 but didn't have one for march. Took at home pregnancy test and it was neg. Could I still be pregnant if not when will I have one?

Had period on feb 28 but didn't have one for march. Took at home pregnancy test and it was neg. Could I still be pregnant if not when will I have one?

Not Ovulating: No. You are not pregnant. You need an exam and testing at the doctors' office. No need to keep asking the same question here. The test says you are not pregnant.

Hav you considered that you may be in early menopause and have stopped ovulating? ...Read more

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When to do a home pregnancy test if I don't want a baby/?

When to do a home pregnancy test if I don't want a baby/?

Same time u would: If u wnated the baby taht does not have anything to do with when u do the test! Home pt will be + often a few days before the time of the missed pweriod and def by the 1st day of the missed period. ...Read more

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I'm going to the doctors I don't want to do a home pregnancy test cn I do one at the doctors? And will it be 100%

I'm going to the doctors I don't want to do a home pregnancy test cn I do one at the doctors? And will it be 100%

You are not pregnant: That is fine. You can get a test where ever you want to get a test. But, you are not pregnant. You did not get any fresh sperm left in your vagina and thus cannot have become pregnant. ...Read more

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IS it possible to get a positive home pregnancy test if implantation hasn't happened? I read you get a positive 1 week after implantation

IS it possible to get a positive home pregnancy test if implantation hasn't happened? I read you get a positive 1 week after implantation

Wait longer to test: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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I don't feel my iud string n I think I might be pregnant n I took a home pregnancy test twice n it came back negative n I get symptoms of pregnancy?

I don't feel my iud string n I think I might be pregnant n I took a home pregnancy test twice n it came back negative n I get symptoms of pregnancy?

Blood test: Did you have unprotected sex? Did you miss a period? If the answer to both is yes, you may wish to get a blood test for HCG. Or you could repeat the hpt in a week or so. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I miscarrige december 06 2013 but I haven't had a cycle yet I took a at home pregnancy test it's positive as on january 24 2014 how is this possible?

I miscarrige december 06 2013 but I haven't had a cycle yet I took a at home pregnancy test it's positive as on january 24 2014 how is this possible?

Possibilities:: It is possible that you conceived again - though that is less likely the further along that you were; the other possibility - is that you may have some pregnancy hormones left over in you blood from the pregnancy. By 6 weeks later 95%of patients with have cleared the hormones from their systems. A small, but significant thing to check is that there isn't any 'left-over' pregnancy tissue in uterus. ...Read more

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Yesterday I tried home pregnancy test the result was negative I didn't have my periods till now from sep 22nd wt shld I do?

Yesterday I tried home pregnancy test the result was negative I didn't have my periods till now from sep 22nd wt shld I do?

See doctor: Assuming the test was performed corretly, and going two motnhs without a period, if this is unusaul for you, you should see your gynecologist who can determine if you are pregnant. If not, he can give you something to bring on your period, and then something like birth control pills to protect you and regulate you. ...Read more

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I am 10 days past iui today. Beta is scheduled for Friday. I tested negative with a home pregnancy test today. I didn't use fmu. Is it accurate?

I am 10 days past iui today. Beta is scheduled for Friday. I tested negative with a home pregnancy test today. I didn't use fmu. Is it accurate?

Wait for Beta hcg: You're just going to drive yourself crazy testing early. I know fertility struggles are so hard, but please just wait for your Beta hcg test on Friday! ...Read more

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As per calendar my wife is going to get periods. She has all symptoms of getting period but home pregnancy test looks a little +ve (c-dark but t-lite)?

As per calendar my wife is going to get periods. She has all symptoms of getting period but home pregnancy test looks a little +ve (c-dark but t-lite)?

Pregnant: A faint line is still a positive line. You must have a reason to think she could be pregnant yo be testing. If you doubt this, wait a day or row and repeat the test. ...Read more

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I took home pregnancy test I have seen one white line after that pink like please help me on this? I had my periods on sep 22 I don't have any symptoms too

I took home pregnancy test I have seen one white line after that pink like please help me on this? I had my periods on sep 22 I don't have any symptoms too

Sounds negative: Trying to interpret you question I think you had your last period on the 22nd of september. If your periods are usually normal, typically 28 days apart, then your most fertile days were october 4-6. The way you describe the pregnancy test it should be negative. Recheck if you had no other period: single line is usually negative; double pink is positive. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test today, the e.P.T home one. And it was negative but I am four days late on my period? Today I took a home pregnancy test, because I am four days late. It was negative but I have can not ever remember my period being this late. But a

I took a pregnancy test today, the e.P.T home one. And it was negative but I am four days late on my period? Today I took a home pregnancy test, because I am four days late. It was negative but I have can not ever remember my period being this late. But a

Please: Please wait 2 days then take another test if you still don't have your period. It is unlikely that the B12 shots are affecting your period. If you are still not sure after your next test, then you could go get a blood pregnancy test which is more accurate. ...Read more

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When to take home pregnancy test?

When to take home pregnancy test?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests turn positive when you're about 1 week late. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Can home pregnancy test can fail?

Can home pregnancy test can fail?

Yes: A home pregnancy test is quite accurate, but not quite 100%. If you are concerned that a home pregnancy test may not be telling you the truth, a sensitive blood test can give an accurate answer. ...Read more

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How can a home pregnancy test work?

How can a home pregnancy test work?

Hcg: Home urine pregnancy tests measure levels of the beta subunit of the human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone. It becomes present in the body once implantation of a fertilized egg has occurred. ...Read more

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How do I make a home pregnancy test?

How do I make a home pregnancy test?

Do not try: It would be far more expensive than buying one from the drug store. ...Read more

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When can I have a home pregnancy test?

When can I have a home pregnancy test?

Best done: Home pregnancy tests are best done around the time when the expected period would be. They accuracy of they test goes up the further away from this date, so it may be prudent to repeat a hpt in a week if it is negative initially. ...Read more

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What's the best home pregnancy test brand?

What's the best home pregnancy test brand?

Very similar: Buy the best value, all the newer ones are more accuarte than the older ones and if u have a? After that, do a blood preg test at your gyn's offcie. ...Read more

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What is the best home pregnancy test to use?

What is the best home pregnancy test to use?

They are similar: I would just bu the one y can afford. They are all very similar. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Home Pregnancy Test (Definition)

Any one of several kits available to the public. They rely on a colorimetric reaction that, in the presence of at least 25 miu hcg, will indicate positivity ...Read more