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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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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I took a pregnancy test it was a fainted neg line does that means i could be pregnant?

I took a pregnancy test it was a fainted neg line does that means i could be pregnant?

Repeat in a day : Just repeat the test in a day or two. If you are pregnant the hormone will rise and the test will be clearly positive. If you are not pregnant it won't show up. ...Read more

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What does a faint control level mean on a one step pregnancy test but the result window is negative but the control window is fainted help please?

What does a faint control level mean on a one step pregnancy test but the result window is negative but the control window is fainted help please?

Package insert: Each type of pregnancy test on the market come with a package insert. This tells you exactly how to interpret the test results. In the package it will likely have an image of a positive and a negative test result. Read the instructions and follow them exactly as directed. It sounds like your test was negative meaning not pregnant. ...Read more

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Whay does a faint negative line on pregancy test ?

Whay does a faint negative line on pregancy test ?

Re-test in few days.: The concentration and amount of your urine on the strip may affect the intensity of line appearing in the result section. It you can see the line as negative, it is highly likely negative, as these home tests are quite good/accurate. If in doubt, you can retest in a few days... Good luck... ...Read more

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8dpo a very faint line on pregnancy test first urine & done another 2, 2 hrs later & negative? Pregnant or not?

8dpo a very faint line on pregnancy test first urine & done another 2, 2 hrs later & negative? Pregnant or not?

A Lille bit early : Wait a few days and repeat it. 8 days post ovulation is a little early. Pregnancy hormone doubles about every two days so if you wait a little the repeat test will be more accurate. ...Read more

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White line on pregnancy test after a few hours. (Looked positive) negative test the next morning. Should I test again? I'm so confused.Having symptoms

White line on pregnancy test after a few hours. (Looked positive) negative test the next morning. Should I test again? I'm so confused.Having symptoms

Pregnancy test pos?: Usually, home pregnancy tests are meant to be evaluated several minutes after testing. Also, usually lines showing +be results are blue or pink. A white line is usually a careful inspection of where the test would have shown a blue or pink line -- if it was +ve. However, not knowing which test you used, makes it tough to be sure. The best thing to do is see your ob for a reliable, clear test :) ...Read more

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Faint positive pregnancy test, then negative, next day started to spot, following day bleeding heavy with clots. Was i pregnant? I have my tubes tied

Faint positive pregnancy test, then negative, next day started to spot, following day bleeding heavy with clots. Was i pregnant? I have my tubes tied

See Your Doc: With ambiguous pregnancy tests you really should see your doc since pregnancy after a tubal ligation is a serious condition. An ectopic has to be ruled out and a serum HCG is mandatory. If negative, you can relax. If positive, your doc will review your current condition and give alternatives which include first finding your pregnancy, medical vs surgical treatment, and sterilization options. ...Read more

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Im 20so days late but the pregnancy test says negative?

Im 20so days late but the pregnancy test says negative?

Amenorrhea: There you are. Thank you for including that. There are dozens of reasons for no period in a your female. Are you not talking to your girlfriends or your mother? Stress, fatigue, too much exercise, not enough calories in the diet, the wrong calories in the diet, medication interactions or hormones, birth control, etc. It you are concerned then a trip to the gynecologist's office is warranted. ...Read more

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What could cause a false negative for a pregnancy test?

What could cause a false negative for a pregnancy test?

See below: The test is past its expiration date; you took the test the wrong way; you tested too soon; your urine is too diluted because you consumed large amounts of fluid right before the test; you are taking certain medications, such as diuretics or antihistaminics. If you are still concerned you may see your doctor for a blood test. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-tests. ...Read more

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What are the odds of a false negative uring pregnancy test?

What are the odds of a false negative uring pregnancy test?

Minimal: The pregnancy tests currently available are quite accurate. The earlier in the pregnancy that the test is done, the more likely to have a pregnancy hormone level too low to detect - but by the time of a missed period the false negatives would be less than 2%. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test and it said negative but I'm four days late?

I took a pregnancy test and it said negative but I'm four days late?

Repeat test: If you had sex since your last period, you may wish to repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. 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. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a false negative on a pregnancy test? If so what causes them

Testing too soon: Many people test for pregnancy way before the test could be valid. If one tests before a missed period the test is completely invalid if negative and has to be repeated when it is done after the period is delayed. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test an it was positive. i took another one an it was negative. why is that?

I took a pregnancy test an it was positive. i took another one an it was negative. why is that?

Not easy to tell why: There are several factors which can interfere with the accuracy of a "urine" pregnancy test and give false positive or false negative results. If you need to be sure, the more reliable test is a Blood BetaHCG measurement. ...Read more

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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