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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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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 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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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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Can you get a positive pregnancy test and then get a negative but still be pregnant?

Can you get a positive pregnancy test and then get a negative but still be pregnant?

Yes...: So it's best for you to see an ob/gyn doctor immediately for confirmation one way or the other. Remember that if there is any chance you could be pregnant, avoid drinking alcohol or taking any medications unless cleared by your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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If you were 5-6-7 week pregnant would you know? Would you get a positive pregnancy test at five weeks? If it was negative could you rule pregnancy out

If you were 5-6-7 week pregnant would you know? Would you get a positive pregnancy test at five weeks? If it was negative could you rule pregnancy out

Pregnancy testing: If you want to know for sure, have a serum pregnancy screen at a lab or through your doctor's office. Over the counter pregnancy tests can be positive as early as ten days of pregnancy, but there are false negatives. Blood testing is usually accurate. ...Read more

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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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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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Can you get a positive pregnancy test 20 days or so after sex?

Can you get a positive pregnancy test 20 days or so after sex?

Depends on when you: Had sex. To get pregnant, you need to have sex when you are ovulating, which is about 2 weeks after you start your period. If you have sex then and conceived, you would have a pos preg test 14 days later. ...Read more

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How soon can you get a positive pregnancy test after conception?

How soon can you get a positive pregnancy test after conception?

10 - 14days: With sensitive quantitative blood tests, the test can start to be positive at 10 days and always by 14days after conception. The problem is knowing when conception is in most cases. Urine tests start showing positive at 13-14days and most would be positive at 18days. ...Read more

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How many days after ovulating can you get a positive pregnancy test?

How many days after ovulating can you get a positive pregnancy test?

Two weeks / 14 days: 14 days after ovulating is a good time to do a pregnancy test. Sensitive tests may go positive a few days before this. If you're not sure of the result and your period doesn't start at the normal time take another pregnancy test a couple of days later, or see an ob/gyn for a blood pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Will you get a positive pregnancy test with an ectopic pregnancy?

Will you get a positive pregnancy test with an ectopic pregnancy?

ABSOLUTELY!: Ectopic pregnancy is one of the few life-threatening conditions that cannot be diagnosed by history and physical: a thorough pelvic sonogram and serial serum beta HCG levels are needed, along with appropriate suspicion. See your gynecologist for care! ...Read more

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Can you get a positive pregnancy test just 6 days after intercourse?

Can you get a positive pregnancy test just 6 days after intercourse?

Unlikely: That would be highly unusual. Conception usually occurs one to five days after intercourse and then the fetus has to grow to a point where it is sharing blood with the mother's body. ...Read more

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

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

Negative pregnancy: Modern urine pregnancy tests sold in drugstores are very accurate when used properly. Most report accuracy as early as the first day after your first missed period. More information about the date you had sex and how it relates to the timing of your cycle would be helpful to answer more specifically. ...Read more

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How long after you get a positive pregnancy test should you go to the doctor?

How long after you get a positive pregnancy test should you go to the doctor?

Soon: This depends on you. If you have lived a very healthy life some delay may be O.K.
If my wife had a positive ucg (preg test) i'd have her in with the ob-gyn at the soonest opportunity. ...Read more

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Will you get a positive pregnancy test before symptoms such as nausea, dizziness, etc. Show up? Last test was negative

Will you get a positive pregnancy test before symptoms such as nausea, dizziness, etc. Show up? Last test was negative

Maybe: The pregnancy test is objective (doesn't rely on the woman's perceptiveness) and will be accurate 3 weeks after sex. The early pregnancy symptoms are subjective. Thus, some women feel symptoms sooner, and some women feel them later. Also, different women have different intensities of symptoms, which also changes how soon they feel them. ...Read more

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How can I get a positive pregnancy test?

How can I get a positive pregnancy test?

See below: 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. Pregnancy and some tumors produce positive results. ...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