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

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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How do you do a home pregnancy test like ept?

How do you do a home pregnancy test like ept?

Urine specimen: Generally they involve exposing a testing dipstick of sorts to your urine. Generally you can urinate on the test portion of the dipstick. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to do home pregnancy test ?

How to do home pregnancy test ?

Directions in box?: The directions should come in the box with the kit to describe how to do the test. All use a small sample of urine to detect pregnancy. ...Read more

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How to take home pregnancy test?

How to take home pregnancy test?

See below: Purchase and perform the test, following the directions very carefully. ...Read more

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What is the best home pregnancy test?

What is the best home pregnancy test?

Missed period: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors 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

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How acurate is a home pregnancy test?

How acurate is a home pregnancy  test?

Very Accurate: Truth is, many of the over-the-counter pregnancy tests are as good (sensitive and specific) as our urine pregnancy tests in the ER and hospital. No need to get another one at the doctor's office for an uncomplicated pregnancy check. ...Read more

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How do I interpret a home pregnancy test?

How do I interpret a home pregnancy test?

Read the box: Home pregnancy tests have several benefits. They can be done with quick results and in the privacy of your own home. There are two outcomes for hpts. Either pregnant or not pregnant. Read the box on how to interpret the results. Some tests say "yes" or "no". Others say "+" or "-" or "pregnant" or "not pregnant". ...Read more

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How accurate are at home pregnancy test?

How accurate are at home pregnancy  test?

Pregnancy Tests: Very accurate. But, you have to do them at a time that they will work. That means after you have missed a period and when you had a sexual encounter during your fertile days of the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Could you describe how to do home pregnancy test?

Could you describe how to do home pregnancy test?

See below: Each kit varies, but the instructions are very straightforward. Follow them carefully. ...Read more

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Could you describe how to do a home pregnancy test?

Could you describe how to do a home pregnancy test?

Please read the dire: Directions that come with your specific test, if you read the directions it is very easy to follow. ...Read more

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Which home pregnancy test brandis considered the best?

Which home pregnancy test brandis considered the best?

FDA approved: Any of the fda approved brands will provide accurate results. For optimum results, you should do the test 4-5 days after a missed period, use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package carefully. ...Read more

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What is home pregnancy test? And how can it be conducted?

What is home pregnancy test? And how can it be conducted?

Home pregnancy test: Pregnancy tests are now available in kits sold over the counter and are preformed as instructed on the package preferably using the woman's first morning urine. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Could you describe how to take an at home pregnancy test?

Could you describe how to take an at home pregnancy test?

Please read the: Directions that come with teh test, they are very easy to follow. ...Read more

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When to do home pregnancy test after sex?

When to do home pregnancy test after sex?

See below: Home pregnancy tests can turn positive as soon as 72 hours prior to the onset of your next expected period. If its negative, repeat it in 1 week. ...Read more

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Is the bleach home pregnancy test accurate ??

Is the bleach home pregnancy test accurate ??

No: The internet is full of home-made pregnancy tests using bleach, pine-sol. wheat/barley or even dandelion leaves. They are not accurate. Don't waste your time. Use a home-pregnancy test from a pharmacy. I did see a study comparing dollar-store home pregnancy test to the more expensive brand-names. The dollar-store home-pregnancy tests were just as accurate. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can my diabetes affect a home pregnancy test??

Can my diabetes affect a home pregnancy test??

Not the test itself: Hi. No, diabetes in any state of control (or lack thereof) will not skew the pregnancy test itself. However, you should be in excellent control for at least a few months prior to conception and throughout the pregnancy if you decide to keep it. Hopefully you're in excellent control ALL the time. Type 2 at age 23 suggests some less than ideal lifestyle factors. Eat healthily and exercise regularly. ...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