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Doctor insights on: How Accurate Is A Positive Home Pregnancy Test

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When i get a positive home pregnancy test what should I do next?

When i get a positive home pregnancy test what should I do next?

See your doctor: Set up an appointment with your doctor to begin prenatal care. The earlier you start, the better for both you and the baby. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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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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Can you be pregnant and never get a positive home pregnancy test?

Can you be pregnant and never get a positive home pregnancy test?

Yes: This phenomena is quite common in early ectopic pregnancies measured by home pregnancy tests. The HCG levels are not high enough to trigger the threshold of positive in over the counter tests. However, in uterine pregnancies, the test will eventually convert to positive.(normal pregnancies). ...Read more

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Sex oct 12th would i get a positive home pregnancy test on oct 27th ?

Sex oct 12th would i get a positive home pregnancy test on oct 27th ?

Probably if pregnant: A typical pregnancy test will turn positive about 14 days after conception. There is some variation in timing of ovulation, conception and implantation that will affect when this 14 day window ends, so if the test is negative, then repeat it a week later to be sure! to learn more from my personal page, please visit www.Obgynhelp.Com. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant but not be able to get a positive home pregnancy test?

Yes: Yes you may have an inferior home assay kit or you may have an inflammatory condition which interfers with the test. ...Read more

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If i got pregnant around oct 12th would of i got a positive home pregnancy test by oct 27th?

If i got pregnant around oct 12th would of i got a positive home pregnancy test by oct 27th?

Maybe. Maybe not.: Fifteen days after sex should be enough time to get a positive pregnancy test, but if it is negative, it will turn positive a few days to a week later if truly pregnant. ...Read more

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How long after spotting, will I get a positive home pregnancy test?

How long after spotting, will I get a positive home pregnancy test?

Spotting not a sign.: 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 recommend testing 4-5 days after a missed period. ...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


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