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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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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Last period was 3/26, if i had sex on the 7th and 9th of this month; can a blood pregnancy test be accurate or can I still get a false negative?

Last period was 3/26, if i had sex on the 7th and 9th of this month; can a blood pregnancy test be accurate or can I still get a false negative?

Positive test hcg: Its probably a little early for commercial test to turn positive at this time. Most of them work or turn positve the day before you missed your period. You can easily get a false negative test now and still be pregnant. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a false negative on a quantative blood pregnancy test 3 weeks after a missed period?

Is it possible to get a false negative on a quantative blood pregnancy test 3 weeks after a missed period?

Less likely.: God bless u! http://www.early-pregnancy-tests.com/blood-pregnancy-test.html. http://m.voices.yahoo.com/10-herbs-promote-fertility-increase-chances-2491984.html. http://health.howstuffworks.com/pregnancy-and-parenting/pregnancy/conception/ten-tips-for-optimal-conception.htm.

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Can you have a negative blood pregnancy test, and still be pregnant?

Can you have a negative blood pregnancy test, and still be pregnant?

Pregnancy test : Home pregnancy tests have a wide discrepancy between brands (cole (2004) am j obstet gynecol 190:100-5) in general they are accurate by 4-8 weeks. If still concerned, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a negative blood pregnancy test if you're actually pregnant?

Is it possible to get a negative blood pregnancy test if you're actually pregnant?

Yes, but not likely: For the first week after fertilization and for about 2 days after implantation, it is likely there will not be any measurable change in hcg, the hormone triggered by implantation. That time frame is shorter than the time it usually takes for anyone to suspect they are pregnant and have a blood test. The urine, hct, test often is not positive until days after the blood test is positive. ...Read more

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Negative blood pregnancy test, a week late .. Is it still possible to be pregnant or should i be worried about something being wrong with my health ?

Negative blood pregnancy test, a week late .. Is it still possible to be pregnant or should i be worried about something being wrong with my health ?

Don't worry: It is very unlikely that you are pregnant if the pregnancy test was performed after your period was late. A woman can miss a period once in awhile for no apparent reason. If you only miss one period then there is no cause to be worried about your health. ...Read more

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Negative blood pregnancy test, but symptoms and growth in uterus?

Negative blood pregnancy test, but symptoms and growth in uterus?

Reproductive career: Towards the end of their "reproductive career" in some women their body is telling them so and even though there may not be an actual desire to become pregnant, the body displays pregnancy symptoms. Uterine growth in a 47 y/o should be monitored closely by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is a reason for you to have 3 positive home pregnancy tests but a. Negative blood pregnancy test?

What is a reason for you to have 3 positive home pregnancy tests but a. Negative blood pregnancy test?

Possibilities: Here are a few possibilities: 1. You are doing the home test wrong --- letting it sit too long or have expired tests 2. You miscarried between doing a home test and taking the blood test 3. There is a lab error on your blood test. Try repeating the urine now since you have had a neg blood test. If positive then repeat the blood. Blood is the more accurate test. ...Read more

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I am 9 days late and had a negative blood pregnancy test today. This afternoon i had very light spotting. Could i be pregnant, and be to soon to test?

I am 9 days late and had a negative blood pregnancy test today. This afternoon i had very light spotting. Could i be pregnant, and be to soon to test?

Yes: Repeat the test in 4-5 days with early morning urine and follow the instructions in the package carefully. You may get a more sensitive blood test from your doctor. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...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