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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more

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Can you have pregnancy symptoms 1-2 weeks after sex? If so can you get a positive pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex?

Can you have pregnancy symptoms 1-2 weeks after sex? If so can you get a positive pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex?

Being Pregnant: Any positive pregnancy test means you are most likely pregnant. Testing is considered appropriate about fourteen days after the sexual encounter or when a period has been missed or delayed. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
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Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
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Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
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Why did I get three positive pregnancy test and blood tested negative?

Why did I get three positive pregnancy test and blood tested negative?

5 reasons: There are several reasons why a woman may obtain a positive result on an a home pregnancy test when she is not actually pregnant. 1. False positive pregnancy test due to improper testing. 2. Evaporation line on a pregnancy test. 3. Certain medical conditions can lead to false positive test results. 4.False positive pregnancy tests can be caused by certain medicine 5. Defective pregnancy tests. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Make decisions on boundaries before having sex
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Communicate boundaries firmly, clearly, and consistently
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Decide on a reliable birth control method
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Know some birth control may take days to weeks before it works
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Can you get a positive pregnancy test 2 weeks after sex?

Can you get a positive pregnancy test 2 weeks after sex?

Yes.... but: that is the general limit of when it starts to be positive and you'd have to conceive right about the time of intercourse (t would be 2 weeks gestation; tests often begin to be positive at that point) and pretty reliably positive 1-2 weeks after than. ...Read more

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learn all birth control methods
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discuss with pcp your best method
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Can you get a positive pregnancy test 3 days after sex?

Can you get a positive pregnancy test 3 days after sex?

No: A home pregnancy test that detected HCG in the urine can be positive in about 2-3 weeks. But if you have a blood test drawn, they are positive much earlier -- although usually only after several days. So -- no! ...Read more

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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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