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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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How early is too early for a period to start ?

How early is too early for a period to start ?

Menstrual Cycle: Normal menstrual cycle is every 28 days (21-35 days normal), with about 5 days of bleeding (2-8 days normal). Some spotting a few days before your expected period is normal. ...Read more

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Is 3 days late for a period too early to do a urine test for pregnancy?

Is 3 days late for a period too early to do a urine test for pregnancy?

No: Many urine tests are sensitive enough to pick up a pregnancy at that stage. However if it is negative and you still don't see a cycle in a week i would check another test. ...Read more

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Is 11dpo too early to take a pregnancy test?

Is 11dpo too early to take a pregnancy test?

Hpt: At least one early pregnancy test product states it can provide results 6 days prior to a missed period. The company states it is > 99% accurate the day of the expected period. If you are using a standard pregnancy test would wait until you miss a period. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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Is two weeks too early to take a pregnancy test?

Is two weeks too early to take a pregnancy test?

Usually: For a home pregnancy test that detected HCG in the urine. But if you have a blood test drawn, they are positive much earlier -- although usually only after several days. ...Read more

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Been sleeping a lot, how early is too early to do a pregnancy test?

Been sleeping a lot, how early is too early to do a pregnancy test?

Symptoms: If you are late a urine test should be done. At your age if neg have a blood preg test performed. ...Read more

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At what stage of pregnancy will blood test be positive?will it ever be too late for the test or only too early?

At what stage of pregnancy will blood test be positive?will it ever be too late for the test or only too early?

Only too early...: The pregnancy tests are testing for the presence of a hormone that is made when you are pregnant --- if that level is too low (ie too soon) then the test may be falsely negative. You will not get a "false negative" because you took the test too late. ...Read more

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9dpo too early to test for pregnancy?

9dpo too early to test for pregnancy?

Yes, using home: pregnancy tests. Home pregnancy tests are quite accurate after about 14 days post-ovulation; they may detect pregnancy sooner than that....even day 9. But if the test is negative on day 9, you can't be certain it is truly negative. Wait until you miss your period, about day 14, and then test. If negative and still no period a week later, test again. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Is a week after possible conception too early to take a home pregnancy test, is there a better chance of a false negative?

Is a week after possible conception too early to take a home pregnancy test, is there a better chance of a false negative?

Too early: It will not show up yet. You need to wait at least 3-4 more days and sometimes an extra week or else the chance of a false negative is very high. ...Read more

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Is 2 weeks since miscarriage too early for a positive pregnancy test?

Is 2 weeks since miscarriage too early for a positive pregnancy test?

Health Class: Yes. Of course. First you have to begin Ovulating. Then if sexual at ovulation time conception can take up to five days after the sexual encounter. Then a fetus is not in any physical or chemical way connected to the mother's body until it is about fourteen days old when it is big enough to be making blood cells and chemicals to share with the mother. Only then can a test be positive. ...Read more

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How long would it until a home pregnancy test is most accurate?

How long would it until a home pregnancy test is most accurate?

Missed period.: You can use the first morning void when you miss your period (or EPT prior to that). ...Read more

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When is it too early to take a pregnancy test?

When is it too early to take a pregnancy test?

Before your late: Don't waste money on a pregnancy test before your period is late. But if you are even a day late and you normally have regular cycles, it is reasonable to take one. ...Read more

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How long is it until a home pregnancy test is accurate?

How long is it until a home pregnancy test is accurate?

0: If your cycles are regular, most pregnancy tests will be positive a day or two before you miss your cycle. ...Read more

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I feel like i could be pregnant. How early is too early to take a pregnancy test at home and get accurate results?

I feel like i could be pregnant. How early is too early to take a pregnancy  test at home and get accurate results?

Pregnancy Testing: True pregnancy is symptom free until the baby is big enough to be sharing blood and chemicals with the mother's body. This is usually about fourteen days after conception. Once a period is missed then is the right time to do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How accurate is a first response pregnancy test at 2 weeks late for a period?

How accurate is a first response pregnancy test at 2 weeks late for a period?

Accurate: If you did the test correctly at two weeks after a missed period and it was negative, you are very unlikely to be pregnant. You may repeat the test in 3-4 days. (your profile says you are a 19 year male) Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How likely am i to get a positive on a pregnancy test period 1st september is it too early for symptoms of pregnancy?

How likely am i to get a positive on a pregnancy test period 1st september is it too early for symptoms of pregnancy?

???: How can we possibly answer with no information? You didn't give us your cycle history, your sexual history, your medical history, etc. etc. You just gave us a date. How could we possibly answer? Repost with more information. ...Read more

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How is it possible to have a negative pregnant test but early pregnancy symptoms?

How is it possible to have a negative pregnant  test but early pregnancy symptoms?

Pseudopregnancy: If you are sexual active and miss your period then you have symptoms of pregnancy with negative test it cab be too early or you are stressful to worry or anticipate to be pregnant, See your gyn if persisted. good luck ...Read more

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How long after a missed period is a first response at home pregnancy test reliable?

How long after a missed period is a first response at home pregnancy test reliable?

Back to high school: If you were sexual during ovulation and got pregnant then testing starting the morning after the first day of a missed period should be valid. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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