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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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How long after implantation bleeding can I take a pregnancy test and it give accurate result?

How long after implantation bleeding can I take a pregnancy test and it give accurate result?

About two weeks.: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within a day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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Can i get a negative on a pregnancy test during implantation. (spotting) How long after implantation should i take a pregnancy test?

Can i get a negative on a pregnancy test during implantation. (spotting) How long after implantation should i take a pregnancy test?

High School Health: Yes. A new fetus is completely undetectable by the mother's body until about fourteen days past conception. You take a pregnancy test when you miss a period. Not before. Didn't you learn this simple stuff in health class? ...Read more

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How many days after implantation bleeding could i take a pregnancy test?

How many days after implantation bleeding could i take a pregnancy test?

About a week: Generally implantation bleeding occurs around 7 days post ovulation. Although blood pregnant tests can be positive a day or so later; to be sure, you should wait about a week than you can do a urine pg test, that if you are pg, should be positive. If it is negative and you have not gotten your period, do a blood pg test because urine pg test are not 100% accurate. Good luck. ...Read more

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How soon can I do a home pregnancy test after implantation bleeding?

How soon can I do a home pregnancy test after implantation bleeding?

See below: Home pregnancy tests don't turn positive until you are about the time you'd expect your next period. If they're not positive by then, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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How long after a missed period can I take a pregnancy test?

How long after a missed period can I take a pregnancy test?

Immediately: If you have regular monthly cycles, a pregnancy test will be positive by the time your period is due. A pregnancy test is positive as early as ten days after conception - and conception occurs within 24 hours of ovulation. Since you ovulate about 14 days before your period, a pregnancy test could be positive about 4 days before your period is due. ...Read more

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Hi how long after implantation bleeding can I test for pregnancy? how long after will it show up as positive? can implantation be 4 days when wiping?

Hi how long after implantation bleeding can I test for pregnancy? how long after will it show up as positive? can implantation be 4 days when wiping?

Think spotting or...: Think "odd period". Only a positive preg. test reveals that prior spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if one is pregnant because some symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine preg. test gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after a missed or an odd period. ...Read more

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How long after implantation can I take a pg test?

How long after implantation can I take a pg test?

Pregnancy Testin: Since it impossible to know when you have conceived and had implantation (implantation bleeding is an internet myth) the best and most accurate answer is that one does not test until they have missed their period. Any testing before this may be invalid or inaccurate. ...Read more

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How many days do I have to wait to take a home pregnancy test after implantation bleeding starts?

How many days do I have to wait to take a home pregnancy test after implantation bleeding starts?

After missed period: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding start a week after having sex? How long does it take to stop? When should a test be taken?

Can implantation bleeding start a week after having sex? How long does it take to stop? When should a test be taken?

Implantation bleedin: Starts near the end of your menstral cycle, often confused with a period, a pregnancy test tipically starts to turn positive 2 weeks after a missed period. The longer you wait, the greater the sensitivity of the test. ...Read more

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How many days from implantation bleeding can i take a hpt?is it reliable?

How many days from implantation bleeding can i take a hpt?is it reliable?

Within the week: the new tests are very reliable and can be positive within days but a week or 10 days is a good time to wait in order to have the most reliable result ...Read more

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Can you have pregnancy symptoms a few days after implantation?how long does it take implantation to occur after conception?

Can you have pregnancy symptoms a few days after implantation?how long does it take implantation to occur after conception?

Maybe. About a week.: Only a positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that prior spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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How long after a missed period should I take a pregnancy test?

How long after a missed period should I take a pregnancy test?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests generally become positive when you're about 1 week late with respect to your period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after intercourse?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after intercourse?

1 week: Blood tests can be accurate after one week-urine tests can take a little longer. ...Read more

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How soon after ovulation can I take a blood pregnancy test?

How soon after ovulation can I take a blood pregnancy test?

9-10 days: A qualitative blood pregnancy test can be positive as early as 9-10 days post ovulation. However, a negative test at this point can still be false. At 3 weeks or more from ovulation, the test will likely be accurate. ...Read more

Implantation (Definition)

One common meaning refers to the process by which an embryo attaches to the uterus of a woman so that she is pregnant. Many think of it as 'sticking.' implantation in humans always occurs when the embryo is between 6-7 days old. A very popular concept on the internet now in 2012, 'implantation bleeding, ' is speculative ...Read more


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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