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Drug Test Routine During Pregnancy
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
Repeat the test!: These commercially available strips are definitely an invaluable resource for people - provided they are used according to the instructions. If the strips are read after the recommended time, the result may not be valid and a false positive is possible. Repeat your test and be sure.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
If positive: 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. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow 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
Just do urine test: Home urine pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
Can decidual bleeding during early pregnancy give you a false negative pregnancy test after having tested positive?
No: That would not be a factor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Yes..Blood tests can pick up pregnancy very early..Sometimes as early as 7-10 days from conception. Important to remember that most women don't know exactly when conception actually occurred. Also, blood and urine tests only tell you of pregnancy..A single test does not assure a normal pregnancy or even normal location (could be ectopic - out of uterus). ...Read more
Urine tests were positive for pregnancy last week. This week blood tests showed 14 hcg and urine test is negative. Is miscarriage 100% certain?
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Can a blood pregnant test show up positive before a urine pregnant test? How early can the blood test show positive?
No and Yes: No, a pregnancy test won't show a real positive 72 hours after conception, because there is no bHCG from the embryo in the mother's blood or urine yet. Yes, a pregnancy test can show a real positive 72 hours after intercourse, if the woman had already conceived >2 weeks earlier, and just happens to be having more intercourse (as is normally done in life). A false positive is rare, but can happen. ...Read more
Is pregnancy hormone levels high enough for a home pregnancy test to detect if your period is 3 weeks late?
Pregnancy Testing: Yes. Of course. Fourteen days after conception is the gold standard. ...Read more
Using medicad under investigation used narcotics the entire pregnancy gave birth may 1st obgyn did no drug test now she is under investigation for fraud using maiden name my son is being breast fed DCFS can not do anything because no drug test w/baby?
No answers here.: We will not be able to advise you on legal matters relating to child welfare issues. You can understand, I'm sure, because we can get no more than a 250 character report by you and no other input. Please talk to a lawyer. It is best to get your own attorney that is not paid by the state. ...Read more
What does it mean during routine lab test during pregnancy when kale appears and you are referred to a specialist? I don't eat kale
Heard abt women bleeding during pregnancy being common. Should I test if i got 2 periods since incident? Both came 10 days late but normal w/ cramps
Can do preg. test: If a woman has a regular normal period after sex, then she is not pregnant. If she cannot be certain that her bleeding was a normal period, then she could possibly be pregnant. A urine pregnancy test (available in stores everywhere) done 3 weeks after the last time she had sex will give the answer. Be sure to read the instructions and do the test correctly. ...Read more
blanket statement N: Unlike allopathic medications, most homeopathic remedies do not cause persistent side effects, do not have any molecular densities to contribute to toxicity for the baby or mother, but the dose, and the frequency of dosing, requires sound judgment. If it can act effectively, the possibility of adverse reaction must be possible.... With proper supervision, generally safer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cardiovascular: Cardiovascular exercise is good overall exercise for anytime. Like with any exercise program, start slowly and proceed with care. If you already exercise, you can usually continue with those provided they are not contact sports. Otherwise resistance training, aerobics, walking are usually fine. I recommend seeing your OB for more detailed information that is tailored to you. Go in good health. ...Read more
FBG and OGTT: Fbg is fasting blood glucose (sugar) and ogtt is an oral glucose tolerance test. For the ogtt, a woman comes in fasting, drinks a sweet liquid with a set amount of glucose. Blood is drawn just before the woman drinks the glucose solution, and at several time points afterwards for up to 3 hours (~ 4 draws total). Having a high glucose for two of the readings means she has gestational diabetes. ...Read more
No: They are generally very accurate and rarely have false positive readings. ...Read more
GBS: The strep test is performed between 34 and 37 weeks and is looking for Group B beta streptococcus colonization. This bacteria is the #1 cause of blood infection in newborns (sepsis). E. coli being #2. Women who are positive should get antibiotics during labor. It is not usually an issue for the pregnant women herself, which is why we just treat once in labor. ...Read more
Depends: I am assuming drugs mean medications. Medications are put into different categories depending on their affects on baby , some of which are totally safe others are contraindicated during pregnancy. So it depends which drug we are talking about. Check with your doctor or pharmacist for further information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pot: Thc.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Almost all comercial preg tests report efficacy close to 99%. Trick is however, that depends on when they are done. There is a higher false negative rate if performed before the time os the missed cycle. Most-if not all- pregnancy tests should be positive by one week after a missed cycle. Always check the boxes. They state their "sensivitiy" level. ...Read more
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