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Are home pregnancy test realiable?

Are home pregnancy test realiable?

Very reliable: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or 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. Quang Nguyen
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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 after9weeks?

Home pregnancy test after9weeks?

Take a test : Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Are all home taken pregnancy test accurate?

Are all home taken pregnancy test accurate?

Yes and you: need to follow the instructions in the kit carefully. A negative test done too early does not exclude pregnancy. For optimal results do the test 4-5 days after a missed period and use first morning urine. ...Read more

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Can home pregnancy test detect abdominal pregnancy?

Can home pregnancy test detect abdominal pregnancy?

Yes: Home pregnancy tests can detect whether you are pregnant or not. They do not tell you the location of the pregnancy. if you are pregnant, it will test positive. An ultrasound can help identify if you have an abnormal pregnancy. Best Wishes Dr M ...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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How accurate are home pregnancy tests?

How accurate are home pregnancy tests?

Very: The pregnancy test is very accurate. It measures to 25 miu of b-hcg. In other words it turns positive about a week after conception. ...Read more

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Are hospital urine pregnancy test more accurate than at home pregnancy test?

Are hospital urine pregnancy test more accurate than at home pregnancy test?

Good question!: Took some research. Both hospital and home urine pregnancy tests are very sensitive. Hospital tests are generally considered more reliable but this fact was disputed in an article in the journal of Clinical Chemistry January 2014 http://www.clinchem.org/content/60/4/667.full where false negatives were found in a high number of tests from 5-7 weeks of pregnancy. A blood HCG test is most accurate. ...Read more

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Are home prenancy test good to use?

Are home prenancy test good to use?

Fairly accurate: For the most accurate results, take the test one week after a missed period — when the level of HCG in your urine is most likely to be detectable. ...Read more

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What's the best home pregnancy test brand?

What's the best home pregnancy test brand?

Very similar: Buy the best value, all the newer ones are more accuarte than the older ones and if u have a ? After that, do a blood preg test at your gyn's offcie. ...Read more

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When is a home pregnancy test 100% accurate?

When is a home pregnancy test 100% accurate?

About 6-12 days.: These are usually best when done at or after 6-12 days after fertilization. If done earlier, false negatives may occur, so wait about 2 weeks. The rosette inhibition assay for early pregnancy factor (epf) can be done 48 hours after fertilization, but is costly and long. U/s also done. See your doctor fore more info. ...Read more

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Do home pregnancy tests fail?

I suspect that most: Problems are due to user error rather than product failure. ...Read more

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Difference between home pregnancy test and pregnancy blood test?

Difference between home pregnancy test and pregnancy blood test?

Blood more sensitive: A blood test is more sensitive and can pick up a pregnancy earlier. A blood test can also quantify the amount of bhcg the hormone released when a woman is pregnant. Both tests are positive when bhcg is present. ...Read more

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Is a home pregnancy test the same as a doctors pregnancy test ?

Is a home pregnancy test the same as a doctors pregnancy test ?

Yes...and no: Docs can provide pregnancy tests that are essentially the same - the urine hCG detection. They can also obtain a serum hCG in the mother's blood, which will pick up a pregnancy much faster due to its high sensitivity. That said, unless you are high-risk, your doc may not be able to justify it to your insurance company. ...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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How accurate are the home pregnancy tests!?

How accurate are the home pregnancy tests!?

Pretty accurate : It's always a good idea to get it confirmed by your doctor but they are pretty similar to the ones we use in our office. That said I am suspicious of some if the really cheap ones out there. ...Read more

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How sure is home test pregnancy?

How sure is home test pregnancy?

Very sure: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. The gold standard is of course blood pregnancy tests. ...Read more

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Last sex 5.05. On 8.06 i took blood test hCG beta hormon level 7, 6. After seven days i made home pregnancy test it was negative. I'm i pregnant?

Last sex 5.05. On 8.06 i took blood test hCG beta hormon level 7, 6. After seven days i made home pregnancy test it was negative. I'm i pregnant?

Don't think so.: The beta HCG level of 7 is very low- if a urine pregnancy test was negative 7 days later then it sounds like your hormone levels declined after the 8.06 test -instead of increasing, as they should have with a normally progressing pregnancy. There is a small chance of getting a false negative home pregnancy test and you could check it again or get another beta check to be sure. But most likely not. ...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