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Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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My blood pregnancy test sensitivity 25 minternational units/ml, and they were trying to say it was negative but reading postitive? Which is it

My blood pregnancy test sensitivity 25 minternational units/ml, and they were trying to say it was negative but reading postitive? Which is it

BHCG = 25 = pregnant: A bhcg of 25 is a positive pregnancy test. That is a very low number though so scheduling a follow up with your doctor to see if the number is rising normally is important. ...Read more

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I have been having symptoms like dizziness, headaches, back aches and boob soreness or sensitivity. I thought because of that I was pregnant so I took a home pregnancy test but I am not. So what is wrong with me, I am scared.

I have been having symptoms like dizziness, headaches, back aches and boob soreness or sensitivity. I thought because of that I was pregnant so I took a home pregnancy test but I am not. So what is wrong with me, I am scared.

If : If you thought you might be pregnant this leads me to believe that your menstrual cycle has been late or absent. You may not be ovulating for a variety of reasons. Some blood tests are a starting point in the evaluation: tsh, t4, prolactin at minimum. ...Read more

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Swollen breasts and tenderness negative pregnancy test, what could be wrong?

Swollen breasts and tenderness negative pregnancy test, what could be wrong?

Could be PMS: Pms stands for premenstrual syndrome – it’s the combination of symptoms that some women suffer from a week or so before their period.
Symptoms appear before your period starts (as much as five days) and will disappear during your period. Affecting both body and brain, their intensity can also vary wildly from woman to woman.
•cramps
•breast tenderness
•headaches
•backaches
•bloating
•irritability. ...Read more

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I've been having stomach and back pains along with tenderness of breast I've taken multiply pregnancy test but they're negative what could be wrong.?

I've been having stomach and back pains along with tenderness of breast I've taken multiply pregnancy test but they're negative what could be wrong.?

Not pregnant : Stomach and back pains are not really symptoms of pregnancy. Your tests are negative. There is no reason to keep doing them. Schedule a visit to discuss the potential causes. ...Read more

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I stopped taking the Depo-Provera and was having tenderness in my breast. I took a pregnancy test and it came back negative was the tenderness a side effect?

I stopped taking the Depo-Provera and was having tenderness in my breast. I took a pregnancy test and it came back negative was the tenderness a side effect?

Hormonal changes: Any major shifts in your hormones (such as going off Depo) can cause changes in the breast and vaginal / uterine tissues. You will get back to normal in 1-3 months after stopping Depo usually. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast tenderness to touch. My period is 1 week late but I have taken 3 pregnancy test all which came back negative.

I am experiencing breast tenderness to touch. My period is 1 week late but I have taken 3 pregnancy test all which came back negative.

Hormonal effect: I suggest a GYN breast exam and evaluation of your female and thyroid hormones. Additionally, this may be the result of wearing tight or push up bras. I would also suggest a blood pregnancy test and a prolactin level. ...Read more

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I'm 23, using skyla IUD. My breasts got bigger with no tenderness, fatigue, and weight gain. Nausea, bloated often pregnancy test is negative.?

I'm 23, using skyla IUD. My breasts got bigger with no tenderness, fatigue, and weight gain. Nausea, bloated often pregnancy test is negative.?

Symptoms will pass: Seems like symptoms from a transient change in hormonal profile within your body.
Give it time, and these symptoms usually resolve on their own Best wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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Why am I suddenly getting PMS (breast tenderness and gurgling stomach) I took a pregnancy test and its neg (2 months since sex) what's going on?

Why am I suddenly getting PMS (breast tenderness and gurgling stomach) I took a pregnancy test and its neg (2 months since sex) what's going on?

Ever Ready: Be ever ready to start having PMS. Some women will start having PMS symptoms even when their previous cycles have been without it. There is never a set time for it to start or stop. The more relaxed you are as an individual the better you will cope with it. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Lower back aches, tenderness of lower abdomen, nauseous, gassy, and sex about a month ago w condom and negative pregnancy test what could this be?

Lower back aches, tenderness of lower abdomen, nauseous, gassy, and sex about a month ago w condom and negative pregnancy test what could this be?

Depends: Did you miss a period? If you did the test correctly and it was done more than 7 days after a missed period, you are unlikely to be pregnant. You may wish to redo the test in 3-4 days. 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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I have breast tenderness negative pregnancy test I have pcos what could cause 13 days of breast pain?

Mastodynia: Breast tenderness can be due to many factors, pregnancy being the most obvious. Fibrocystic changes of the breast may cause pain which is exaggerated by diet containing caffeinated beverages, colas, coffee, hot chocolate, teas, or smoking, and in some instances fried foods. ...Read more

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Is it possible be pregnant without breast tenderness with negative pregnancy test in 3 days after missed period?

Is it possible be pregnant without breast tenderness with negative pregnancy test in 3 days after missed period?

Yes.: Repeat your test in one week to be sure. If negative and no period, see your doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Could the morning after pill (levonelle) be causing breast tenderness 8 weeks after taking it. Negative pregnancy test and 3 irregular periods since?

Could the morning after pill (levonelle) be causing breast tenderness 8 weeks after taking it. Negative pregnancy test and 3 irregular periods since?

No: The levonelle is out of your system at this point but your own hormones can cause breast tenderness. If you are having irregular periods that is a sign that your hormones are out of balance and it would be a good idea to see someone to find out why. If also could be due to a more reliable method of contraception that you are hopefully using now. Hope this is helpful. Best wishes ...Read more

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Home pregnancy test negative... Still spotting light pink and brown. Nausea hurts when lay in belly, breast tenderness. Can a Blood test be Positive?

See : Your doctor and have a blood test done to confirm whether you are or are not pregnant. The home tests are good but not as accurate as the blood tests ...Read more

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Low back pain breast tenderness and frequent urination. 2 negative pregnancy test. 5 mo post op cyst drain and d&c. Always feel pg. What's wrong?

Low back pain breast tenderness and frequent urination. 2 negative pregnancy test. 5 mo post op cyst drain and d&c. Always feel pg. What's wrong?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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

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

See insert.: My understanding is the analog EPT brand has a vertical line for control. A negative is a horizonal line and a positive is a "+" sign. ...Read more

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Taken three answer pregnancy test all faint positive fairly quickly negative clear blue digital with weeks?

Taken three answer pregnancy test all faint positive fairly quickly negative clear blue digital with weeks?

Check a blood test: It sounds like there may be a problem with one of your tests. You can ask your MD to do a blood HCG level to see what's going on. Otherwise, wait a week and retest. If you are pregnant, the test should be more definitive by than. ...Read more

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Hi there, I took a digital pregnancy test 4 weeks after sex and got a negative result. Can I trust that result after 4 weeks?

Hi there, I took a digital pregnancy test 4 weeks after sex and got a negative result. Can I trust that result after 4 weeks?

Should be good: If you had sex only once and then took a test 4 weeks after and it was negative, it should be relatively accurate. However, nothing is 100%. Repeat the test in a week and if still negative, then I would assume it was correct ...Read more

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I did a pregnancy test this morning using first morning urine and it was positive now I've done a clear blue digital test this afternoon and its neg?

I did a pregnancy test this morning using first morning urine and it was positive now I've done a clear blue digital test this afternoon and its neg?

How early: Very early in pregnancy the first morning urine has a higher level of hormone and is more likely to be positive, after a few more days the teat would be positive at any time of day. You should recheck in the morning. ...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

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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

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