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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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 take a home pregnancy test after having your period to be sure there's no pregnancy? If so, how long after the period?

Can you take a home pregnancy test after having your period to be sure there's no pregnancy? If so, how long after the period?

Wasting Money: Why would you. The very definition of not being pregnant is having a period of normal length and on time. A test would be superfluous. ...Read more

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Can you take a pregnancy test while you are in your period ?

Can you take a pregnancy test while you are in your period ?

Yes: The accuracy of a pregnancy test does not change wether you are on your period or not. It detect the level of HCG (hormone produce only during pregnancy). ...Read more

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When did you take a pregnancy test done after missing your period?

When did you take a pregnancy test done after missing your period?

See below: The newer tests can turn positive as early as 72 hours prior to the onset of your expected period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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How many days late (of your period) should you take a pregnancy test?

How many days late (of your period) should you take a pregnancy test?

1 week: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a negative result may be due to testing too early such as less than 2 weeks after conception. ...Read more

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If you take a pregnancy test 2 weeks before your period is due will it give you the right results?

If you take a pregnancy test 2 weeks before your period is due will it give you the right results?

No: That is too early. Urine pregnancy tests are usually not positive until 5-6 days after you have missed a period. 2 weeks before you miss a period is right when you are ovulating. ...Read more

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If you take a pregnancy test a day after your period go off can you get the right results or would I have to wait two weeks to take another one?

If you take a pregnancy test a day after your period go off can you get the right results or would I have to wait two weeks to take another one?

14 days: Pregnancy tests are accurate 14 days after conception. This is usually right at the time the period is due. If the period is 1 week late, a home urine pregnancy test will be right results. ...Read more

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Can you take a pregnancy test 14 days after intercourse if you had sex on the 6th day of your period?

Can you take a pregnancy test 14 days after intercourse if you had sex on the 6th day of your period?

Just wait for period: If a woman has regular periods, she can just wait for her period. She can do a urine pregnancy test the week after missing her period, if her normal period doesn't occur. If she is irregular and doesn't know when her next period is due, then she can test 3 weeks after sex (after presumed conception). A negative test result may not be reliable if done sooner. ...Read more

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If your bleeding from your vagina but it isnt your period and you take a pregnancy test will it still tell ypu if your pregnant or not?

If your bleeding from your vagina but it isnt your period and you take a pregnancy test will it still tell ypu if your pregnant or not?

Go to the doctor: Usually when one is pregnant there is no bleeding. But, irregardless bleeding that is unexpected should be examined to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take a pregnancy test while your on your period?

Is it possible for you to take a pregnancy test while your on your period?

Yes: Nothing prevents you from checking for pregnancy hormone in your blood or urine while bleeding. If it truly is only your period, the test will undoubtedly be negative, but your 'period' could actually be an implantation bleed or pregnancy caused bleeding. ...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. Michael Gabor
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more