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How long can positive pregnancy test takes long after surgical abortion?

How long can positive pregnancy test takes long after surgical abortion?

Up to 60 days: Usually the test becomes negative in 3-4 weeks but can take longer. See the site below for more information. http://www.managingcontraception.com/qa/questions.php?questionid=407. ...Read more

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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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How early can one do a pregnancy test? Meaning after how many days of been late?

How early can one do a pregnancy test?  Meaning after how many days of been late?

Type of test: Home pregnancy test should be done 4-5 days after a missed period, use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. A blood test could be done as soon as one day after a missed period, but you need to see your doctor for that. ...Read more

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How many days for a girl to be safe of pregnacy after period?

How many days for a girl to be safe of pregnacy after period?

Confusing question: Pregnancy has been documented after isolated sexual contact on any day of a woman's cycle,including during menses. Conception is less likely for some days around menses, and more likely mid cycle, but there is no "safe" period. If avoiding pregnancy is the goal, contraception is necessary. ...Read more

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How many weeks is a gestation period?

How many weeks is a gestation period?

38 weeks for humans: A human gestation period is 38 weeks (from fertilization to birth). A pregnancy (total weeks of gestation) is counted as 40 weeks (from first day of last menstrual period until birth). It can be confusing! ...Read more

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14 weeks pregnant is how many months?

14 weeks pregnant is how many months?

3 1/2: We count "months" as four weeks. So at 14 weeks you are 3.5 months. This is also considered second trimester. ...Read more

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How fertile are you 4 weeks after a abortion?

Depends: This is dependent on how fertile you were PRIOR to your abortion. They should be the same as abortion does not affect your fertility. Most people will start to ovulate again within three weeks of your abortion and so definitely start using contraception/birth control. ...Read more

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How many months is 9 weeks pregnant?

A bit over ...: It's 2 months and one week. One month is about 4 weeks. ...Read more

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How can I stay full for a long period of time?

How can I stay full for a long period of time?

Protein: Adding protein to your diet usually helps your stomach to feel full and doesn't make you feel as hungry in a short amount of time as you would if you consumed only carbohydrates in a meal. ...Read more

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Cholestasis of pregnancy - are there any alternatives to inducing at 37 weeks? Can you wait till proper full term of 39 weeks by monitoring baby often?

Cholestasis of pregnancy - are there any alternatives to inducing at 37 weeks? Can you wait till proper full term of 39 weeks by monitoring baby often?

Balance: There is always a balance to consider in these situations. Not all babies give clear indications on the monitor that something is wrong, and stillbirth, when it happens, happens mostly without warning. You can talk with doctor about your specific situation, as well as the risks of prematurity at 37 weeks. Typically, the balance at 37 weeks lays with inducing labor to prevent stillbirth. ...Read more

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How long are pain medications good for after expiration date?

How long are pain medications good for after expiration date?

Expiration date: In general, it is recommended that medications not be used after expiration date. With that said, there is a big difference between being expired for 5 days versus 5 years. Your pharmacist should be able to provide more information. ...Read more

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How accurate are pregnancy tests? Especially roughly 9 weeks after a surgical abortion?

How accurate are pregnancy tests? Especially roughly 9 weeks after a surgical abortion?

Fairly accurate: The newest and most sensitive can detect pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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After how many days of implantation should we take a pregnant test?

After how many days of implantation should we take a pregnant test?

7: Implantation usually occurs 7 days after ovulation and implantation results in a positve preg test about 7 days after that. This means that for most women the test becomes positive at about the time that a period is expected. ...Read more

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Upto how many weeks abortion is safe?

Provider Dependent: If you have access to a well-trained provider, abortion is almost universally more safe than carrying a pregnancy that is both unplanned and unwanted. Your risk goes up once you reach the 2nd trimester, but that doesn't mean that it's unsafe. Get care early. Contact me personally if you need further support. ...Read more

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Mother having full hysterectomy soon. What changes can we expect short and long term? How can I assist in a speedy and effective recovery?

Mother having full hysterectomy soon. What changes can we expect short and long term? How can I assist in a speedy and effective recovery?

Many changes: Seem answers depend on why she is getting a hysterectomy , and whether she is having an abdominal or vaginal hysterectomy, and whether she will have her ovaries removed as well (or if menopausal already or not)abdominal surgery is often more difficult to get over, as is losing the hormones provided by the ovaries.To heal, she needs sleep, early activity, good diet and love and support.Good luck! ...Read more

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Full Term (Definition)

Full term is a condition in which a baby is delivered after reaching 37 weeks' gestation. Full term babies are presumed to be normal, compared with premature babies who can suffer from cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc..., depending on ...Read more