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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. Amanda Itzkoff
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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

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


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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