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Hcg Ql Urine
Hcg in urine: Hcg, human chorionic gonadotropin, is found in blood of men and women. It is very elevated in pregnancy and some forms of cancer. Urine pregnancy tests are designed to detect the presence of HCG in the urine of pregnant women. It is found in all pregnant women. However, it has to reach a threshold to be detectable and if urine is checked too early in pregnancy, the test may be negative. ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
How high would hCG in the urine be at 8 weeks? Would I still get a reliable result with diluted urine?
Pregnancy test: Beta-hcg is the hormone that rises exponentially in a woman's bloodstream when she is pregnant. Pregnancy can be diagnosed by either detecting HCG in the blood or in the urine. A positive HCG test in either place means the woman is pregnant in most cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When you miss 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer