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Are chemical sunscreens hazardous during pregnancy?

Are chemical sunscreens hazardous during pregnancy?

Sunscreen: Sunscreen is recommended for use in pregnancy as the skin is even more prone to burning and injury due to the hormonal changes ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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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 a chemical pregnancy delay ovulation?

Can a chemical pregnancy delay ovulation?

Already ovulated: If you are pregnant you already ovulated and won't ovulate again until after the pregnancy ends. ...Read more

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Can you get negative pregnancy test with chemical pregnancy?

Can you get negative pregnancy test with chemical pregnancy?

Yes: If you mean a urine pregnancy test then yes. A serum (blood) pregnancy test is positive at a level of 5 for most labs. Urine pregnancy tests turn positive between 15-25 depending on the manufacturer. So you could have a positive serum and negative urine briefly with a chemical pregnancy ...Read more

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Is the bleach home pregnancy test accurate ??

Is the bleach home pregnancy test accurate ??

No: The internet is full of home-made pregnancy tests using bleach, pine-sol. wheat/barley or even dandelion leaves. They are not accurate. Don't waste your time. Use a home-pregnancy test from a pharmacy. I did see a study comparing dollar-store home pregnancy test to the more expensive brand-names. The dollar-store home-pregnancy tests were just as accurate. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can different hormones affect a home pregnancy test?

Can different hormones affect a home pregnancy test?

Can I be Pregnant?: Nope. That ambiguous question without any specifics is difficult to answer. But the HCG hormone tested for pregnancy is not the common hormones used in health care for gyn concerns. ...Read more

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+hCG @10-11days post ovulation. What's the likelihood/risk of chemical pregnancy?

+hCG @10-11days post ovulation. What's the likelihood/risk of chemical pregnancy?

Possible, can't say: there is n-o-o way to say 10-11 days after ovulation that it's chemical or no. The next few days will tell. Good wishes to you. ...Read more

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What is a chemical pregnancy?

What is a chemical pregnancy?

Miscarriage: Hi! a chemical pregnancy is simply a very early miscarriage. It happens so rapidly that the pregnancy test goes up and then back down in just a matter of a few days. Otten the only other symptom is a heavy or delayed period. Dr brown. ...Read more

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Can 1week pregnancy be detectable with pregnancy test strip?

Can 1week pregnancy be detectable with pregnancy test strip?

After missed period: Home pregnancy test may be positive up to a day before missed period, but it is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do the test, as a negative test sooner than that may not be reliable. ...Read more

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Which home chemical peel will hurt me?

Which home chemical peel will hurt me?

Home chemical peel: I do not recommend home chemical peels for any of my patients. While chemical peels are a very commonly performed procedure, they are not without risk of unexpected outcomes that can be worse than the original problem you were trying to improve. I encourage you to consult with a cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can home pregnancy test detect abdominal pregnancy?

Can home pregnancy test detect abdominal pregnancy?

Yes: Home pregnancy tests can detect whether you are pregnant or not. They do not tell you the location of the pregnancy. if you are pregnant, it will test positive. An ultrasound can help identify if you have an abnormal pregnancy. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Which home pregnancy test brandis considered the best?

Which home pregnancy test brandis considered the best?

FDA approved: Any of the fda approved brands will provide accurate results. For optimum results, you should do the test 4-5 days after a missed period, use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package carefully. ...Read more

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Positive pregnancy test 10 weeks after full term delivery: new pregnancy or residual pregnancy hormone from previous pregnancy?

Positive pregnancy test 10 weeks after full term delivery: new pregnancy or residual pregnancy hormone from previous pregnancy?

Probably a new preg: But, rarely, there is a hormone-producing tumor left from the pregnancy. See your ob/gyn; you may need a 24 hour hormone assay to dfferentiate it from a a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can an ovulation test detect pregnancy before a pregnancy test?

Can an ovulation test detect pregnancy before a pregnancy test?

No: It's a different test. An ovulation test screens for leutenizing hormone (lh) not hcg. It simply checks for the hormone that allows ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a pregnancy test detect the pregnancy hormone after 5 weeks?

Is it possible that a pregnancy test detect the pregnancy hormone after 5 weeks?

Yes: If your periods are regular (every 28-30 days), you likely ovulated about 2 weeks after your last period. In that case a pregnancy test would clearly be accurate 5 weeks after your last period. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there any home method to check pregnancy ? Except missed periods ,pregnancy test kit and ultrasound

Is there any home method to check pregnancy ? Except missed periods ,pregnancy test kit and ultrasound

Tincture of time: The only other method that you haven't mentioned is time itself. "Whatever you do in the dark will come to the light eventually" is the applicable adage for that situation. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A condition in which a woman experiences a loss of a pregnancy, typically prior ...Read more