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Do They Test For Herpes During Pregnancy
Usually, yes: Herpes, gonorrhea, hiv, and human papilloma virus, are usually tested for in initial screening, among other things (like diabetes) during the first trimester visits. Usually, though, it is just a herpes virus screen, which includes herpes type i and ii, rather than separating them out. ...Read more
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
No: This is not a routine test.Get a more detailed answer ›
Maybe: Herpes isn't a 'standard' pregnancy test, but if you tell your doctor you're worried about stds then most doctors will test for it at that point in time. I wasn't sure what you meant by hepatic (meaning, liver). Hepatitis b and c? Those are also common std tests. If you're worried for even a second, it's always better to be safe, get tested if you could have been exposed. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do some women never get a positive home pregnancy test throughout pregnancy? Or not get one until 20 weeks?
How accurate are home pregnancy tests? are urine tests usable throughout the pregnancy or do they not work later into the pregnancy?
Not everything, but:: Routine urine dipstick tests for utis, also sugar in urine which can lead to diagnosis of diabetes, tests for protein which could reveal non-uti kidney disease, urinary specific gravity (concentration), ph (urinary acidity), ketones (+ve for starvation or not having eaten for a while, blood can be +ve for uti, kidney disease or cancer, bilirubin for jaundice or liver disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the situations doctors test for herpes at pregnancy? Do they just test or do they need to see a breakout?
Negative home pregnancy test at about 9 weeks. Can home pregnancy test not work at all for some people?
HPT are very good.: Repeat test to be absolutely sure.Get a more detailed answer ›
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
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