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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Home Pregnancy Test (Overview)

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 with a color reaction.


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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
902 doctors shared insights

Home Pregnancy Test (Overview)

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 with a color reaction.


Dr. Jason Campbell Dr. Campbell
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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
Daily
Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
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Be aware of medication that could interfere with birth control
Once
Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
Once
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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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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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Treating an Ectopic Pregnancy (Checklist)

Get diagnosed
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Get laparoscopic surgery or treat with methotrexate medication
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Can home pregnancy test tell if your pregnant after a week ?

Can home pregnancy test tell if your pregnant after a week ?

Yes and no: It depends on how sensitive the home pregnancy test is. Otherwise, a blood test for a quantitative beta HCG (test which detects the amount of hormone given by the fertilized egg). ...Read more

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I took a home pregnancy test and it came out positive and today at work i slipped and fell. What should I do?

I took a home pregnancy test and it came out positive and today at work i slipped and fell. What should I do?

Were you injured?: A healthy pregnancy will not be affected by a fall, however, you need to seek care if you suffered any injury due to the fall. Your workplace should have policies for work related injuries and their workers insurance should cover it. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi Dr. Lavi
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Coping with Pregnancy Loss (Checklist)

Find and attend a support group
Weekly
Consider meeting with a therapist with your spouse
Monthly
Talk with family and friends about how you are feeling
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How accurate is a home pregnancy test that measures 25 miu day of conception(with faint results, or at least 3 days after conception) is it possible?

How accurate is a home pregnancy test that measures 25 miu day of conception(with faint results, or at least 3 days after conception) is it possible?

Either way: The newer home pregnancy tests are positive within 72 hours when you be starting your next expected period. If it's negative, wait 1 week. ...Read more

Dr. Colin McCannel
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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


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