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Dr. James Krick
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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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Why would someone start feeling nauseous every night around 5 or 6 p.m and the women takes a pregnancy test and comes back Negitive?

Why would someone start feeling nauseous every night around 5 or 6 p.m and the women takes a pregnancy test and comes back Negitive?

Find symptom's cause: Nausea/vomiting may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. Find & treat cause. ...Read more

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What is the best pregnancy test?

What is the best pregnancy test?

Blood test: The most accurate pregnancy test is a blood pregnancy test. This test measures a hormone called hcg, which is produced once the embryo implants into the uterus. ...Read more

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Using pH level as pregnancy test?

Using pH level as pregnancy test?

No: The vaginal ph is not significantly affected by pregnancy. It would not be an accurate way to diagnose pregnancy. ...Read more

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How accurate is the pregnancy test?

How accurate is the pregnancy test?

Depends: A blood pregnancy test is very accurate. A urine pregnancy test less. A urine pregnancy test can show a negative result when you are pregnant and very rarely a positive result when you are not . Also blood and urine tests can be both negative despite a pregnancy if the test is done too early. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy test is 100% guarantee?

Is pregnancy test is 100% guarantee?

No: no test is 100% but the home pregnancy tests are 99 plus5 accurate if done correctly ...Read more

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Can a pregnancy test be 100% trusted?

Can a pregnancy test be 100% trusted?

Close but no: No test is 100% reliable; there are false positives and false negatives. For home pregnancy tests these are rare, but not zero. Furthermore the accuracy depends on when the test is done and if it is done according to the directions. ...Read more

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Whats earliest to take a pregnancy test?

Whats earliest to take a pregnancy test?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests generally become positive when you're about 1 week late with respect to your period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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I did pregnancy test but it was negative ?

I did pregnancy test but it was negative ?

Timing?: If you have been sexually active and have missed your period then you can go ahead and take a home pregnancy test (HPT) now. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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The earliest for a pregnancy test to be positive?

The earliest for a pregnancy test to be positive?

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 positive a day before a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. A negative test done too early is not useful. ...Read more

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How accurate are the e.r. hositpial pregnancy test?

How accurate are the e.r. hositpial  pregnancy test?

Why would they: be any less accurate than any other doctor's office pregnancy test? ...Read more

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Took a pregnancy test & it shows a blury positive, why?

Took a pregnancy test & it shows a blury positive, why?

Might be positive: If you took a test and the result is positive then in all likelihood you are pregnant. Given the confusion about the test strip itself, the options are to test with a different brand and see if the result is the same, or go in for a blood test. Make sure you read the directions regarding the time frame within which to read the test. It might turn "falsely" positive after sitting a while. ...Read more

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I just took a pregnancy test and 3 lines have appeared , what could this mean?

Need to re do test: If you are more than 5 days past the date of your expected period, re do the test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully, including the time within which to read the results. ...Read more

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Is it to take a pregnancy test the way it describes in the directions imporant?

Is it to take a pregnancy test the way it describes in the directions imporant?

Very important: If you wait quite a while to read the test result - it may show a + when it is infact -. Or there could be a urine evaporation line. Follow instructions exactly. ...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