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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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 just took an at home pregnancy test and the results showed positive and then blurred the result window blue and the line in the control window disappeared. A few minutes after the blue blurring went away and now the lines are back but very faint. Is tha

I just took an at home pregnancy test and the results showed positive and then blurred the result window blue and the line in the control window disappeared. A few minutes after the blue blurring went away and now the lines are back but very faint. Is tha

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. Read the instructions and follow them exactly as directed. Then compare your result to the one included in the insert. It is hard to say from what you described. I would repeat it and do as above. ...Read more

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In home pregnancy test as the urine passed a faint line came which later disappeared and only the "c" cud be seen. Period was due 3 days ago.?

In home pregnancy test as the urine passed a faint line came which later disappeared and only the "c" cud be seen. Period was due 3 days ago.?

Time: You suppose to wait certain amount of time before reading pregnancy test result, it stated on instructions, anything before and after stated time most likely is false reading, if in doubt get another test. Personal experience, if the pregnancy line appears it stays there, the negative test rarely can change into false positive if too much time passed, the positive test will never turn into negative. ...Read more

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When to take home pregnancy test?

When to take home pregnancy test?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests turn positive when you're about 1 week late. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Can home pregnancy test can fail?

Can home pregnancy test can fail?

Yes: A home pregnancy test is quite accurate, but not quite 100%. If you are concerned that a home pregnancy test may not be telling you the truth, a sensitive blood test can give an accurate answer. ...Read more

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How can a home pregnancy test work?

How can a home pregnancy test work?

Hcg: Home urine pregnancy tests measure levels of the beta subunit of the human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone. It becomes present in the body once implantation of a fertilized egg has occurred. ...Read more

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How do I make a home pregnancy test?

How do I make a home pregnancy test?

Do not try: It would be far more expensive than buying one from the drug store. ...Read more

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When can I have a home pregnancy test?

When can I have a home pregnancy test?

Best done: Home pregnancy tests are best done around the time when the expected period would be. They accuracy of they test goes up the further away from this date, so it may be prudent to repeat a hpt in a week if it is negative initially. ...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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What is the best home pregnancy test to use?

What is the best home pregnancy test to use?

They are similar: I would just bu the one y can afford. They are all very similar. ...Read more

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How do you make your own home pregnancy test?

How do you make your own home pregnancy test?

You don't: There are instructions online about making a home pregnancy test, including a youtube video, but I believe it is a cruel prank. Get a scientific one. I hope you get the answer you want. ...Read more

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Can I definitely trust a home pregnancy test?

Hpt: If you take it too early - it could give you a negative result even if pregnant. If you let the test sit out too long before reading it - it could appear to be a positive even if you are not pregnant. If done right they are very accurate. ...Read more

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How early can you tale a home pregnancy test?

2-5 days after: A missed period is when a pregnancy test will pretty reliably show positive if you are really pregnant. ...Read more

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What is the most accurate home pregnancy test?

What is the most accurate home pregnancy test?

See below.: "first response manual” and “first response gold digital devices" are the most sensitive tests on the market with a 97% + sensitivity on the day after the missed period. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: home pregnancy test?

See below: 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. ...Read more

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When to do home pregnancy test after sex?

When to do home pregnancy test after sex?

See below: Home pregnancy tests can turn positive as soon as 72 hours prior to the onset of your next expected period. If its negative, repeat it in 1 week. ...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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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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Home Pregnancy Test (Definition)

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 ...Read more