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Can early detection pregnancy tests still work at 4 months?

Can early detection pregnancy tests still work at 4 months?

Yes, but by four: Months you should have been under the care of a physician for the sake of your and your baby's health. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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I took 2 positive early detection pregnancy tests from diff brands went to ER for pain and their bloodwork said negative am i pregnant or not?

I took 2 positive early detection pregnancy tests from diff brands went to ER for pain and their bloodwork said negative am i pregnant or not?

Probably not: You may have been pregnant and had a silent miscarriage. The blood test performed in the er is very good and very sensitive i would trust those results. ...Read more

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Do early detection pregnancy tests work if you are in the implantation stages and spotting slightly? I'm due for my period in 3 days.

Do early detection pregnancy tests work if you are in the implantation stages and spotting slightly? I'm due for my period in 3 days.

See Below: Home pregnancy tests can show positive as early as 3-4 days after implantation. Implantation generally occurs 6-12 days after ovulation. So if the egg was fertilized right at ovulation and you used the most sensitive home test it could be positive at 9 days. On average it is 13-14 days after fertilization/ovulation when it is positive. We generally recommend you wait until after you miss a period ...Read more

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3 positive pregnancy tests, 2 of same kind, 1 other early detection kit, but not much symptoms, headaches, cramps, bloating, urinate alot?..Pregnant?

3 positive pregnancy tests, 2 of same kind, 1 other early detection kit, but not much symptoms, headaches, cramps, bloating, urinate alot?..Pregnant?

Most likely....: Consistent positive pregnancy tests are trustworthy, despite having no pregnancy-specific-related symptoms. For the time being, watch if you've gi-related bloating and possible uti. Meanwhile, continue collecting the feature and degree of existing symptoms with detailed sequence of event, and bring those to see doctor for timely review, history, physicals, and us as needed to confirm if uterus... ...Read more

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Are early response home pregnancy tests accurate 10-14 days after sex? I'm on the pill and my period isn't due until 4 weeks after the sex in question

Are early response home pregnancy tests accurate 10-14 days after sex? I'm on the pill and my period isn't due until 4 weeks after the sex in question

Maybe. Maybe not.: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred). If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. It's best to be patient and not test too early. ...Read more

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Do early pregnancy tests work?

Do early pregnancy tests work?

Yes they do: Urine pregnancy tests are not quite as sensative as the blood test is but after a certain gestational age accurate as well. ...Read more

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How accurate are most at-home-pregnancy tests?

How accurate are most at-home-pregnancy tests?

Depends: Home pregnancy tests measure the amount of beta human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone in urine. It takes about 1 week after conception for beta HCG to become detectable in the blood and 2 weeks for it to become detectable in urine. If it has not been 2 weeks since your missed period, your home pregnancy test may be falsely negative. ...Read more

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How accurate are pregnancy tests taken at night?

How accurate are pregnancy tests taken at night?

Accurate: The time of day that the pregnancy test is taken does not affect the results but you have to be able to see the results. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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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