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Doctor insights on: Digital Pregnancy Test Vs Regular

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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How do I read an EPT pregnancy test that is not digital?

Follow the direction: Each type of pregnancy test on the market come with a package insert. This tells you exactly how to interpret the test results. Read the instructions and follow them exactly as directed. ...Read more

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How long does it take a digital pregnancy test to be positive?

How long does it take  a  digital pregnancy test to        be positive?

After missed period: 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. ...Read more

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What are the odds of getting a false negative clear-blue digital pregnancy test at 7 weeks?

What are the odds of getting a false negative clear-blue digital pregnancy test at 7 weeks?

Pregnancy: Your question is confusing. If you know you are 7 weeks pregnant, why test again? If you've missed your period but have not had a + pregnancy test, then i cannot tell you what the odds of the test being negative (clear blue digital). Home pregnancy tests are usually pretty accurate, so if it is repeatedly negative, chances are you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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I used a first response digital pregnancy test and a question mark showed up as a result. Why didn't it just show up negative?

I used a first response digital pregnancy test and a question mark showed up as a result. Why didn't it just show up negative?

Need to repeat: There is some HCG but not enough to be diagnostic of pregnancy. Please repeat the test in 4-5 days, unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is there a way to make a digital pregnancy test a fake positive?

Is there a way to make a digital pregnancy test a fake positive?

Why?: Why would you want to do that? It is not likely to make a home pregnancy test turn positive without tampering with the urine specimen, e.g., by using the urine of a pregnant woman. ...Read more

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How accurate is a digital .99% pregnancy test?

How accurate is a digital .99% pregnancy test?

Usually accurate: But any test can make a mistake so if any of my pts in coral springs, fl. Are worried I have them come in for a blood bhcg it measures down to 5miu the most accurate test. ...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