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Can i trust my home pregnancy test results?

Can i trust my home pregnancy test results?

Yss,If done : Correctly and at the right time. Urine tests start turning positive about 7-10 days after a missed period. Blood test is more sensitive and may start turning positive about 2-3 days after a missed period. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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What can affect home pregnancy test results?

What can affect home pregnancy test results?

Testing too soon: Main thing is timing-it takes time (up to 2 wks) for your urinary levels of HCG to get elevated enough to be detected. Over-the-counter tests aren't always as sensitive as tests at your doctor's office, but even those usually take at least a few days after you're late to turn positive. Recheck 1-2 weeks later if you're late for your period & suspect you might be pregnant. ...Read more

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I took 3 morning after pills within a month. I do not have my period and I've used 10 home pregnancy test. Results are negative. What's happening?

I took 3 morning after pills within a month. I do not have my period and I've used 10 home pregnancy test. Results are negative. What's happening?

Hormonal imbalance: Morning after pills have a larger dose of birth control hormones and could have upset your rhythm. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time and practice safe sex. See this site for info. http://www.aids.org/topics/aids-factsheets/aids-background-information/what-is-aids/safer-sex-guidelines/ ...Read more

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I took a home ept pregnancy test and the results came out with a very faint answer. The circle was grey with an almost non existent negative line.

I took a home ept pregnancy test and the results came out with a very faint answer. The circle was grey with an almost non existent negative line.

Do another test: The negative (control) line being almost non-existent is an indication that test was not accurate. To be read as definitely negative, the negative (control) should be clearly seen, and there be no suggestive of a positive line. You should check another pregnancy test, if you still get questionable results, have a pregnancy test performed at a healthcare facility. ...Read more

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How early can I take a home pregnancy test and get correct results?

How early can I take a home pregnancy test and get correct results?

Wait 3 wk after sex: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Home Pregnancy Test (Definition)

Any one of several kits available to the public. They rely on a colorimetric reaction that, in the presence of at least 25 miu hcg, will indicate positivity ...Read more