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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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H. Pylori Breath Test (Definition)

H.Pylori urea breath test is used to detect the presence of h.Pylori in the stomach. If present it acts on urea and releases carbon die oxide (co2)and ammonia. The released co2 is measured, and the presence of h.Pylori is confirmed. It is a useful test conducted in about 15 minutes. The sensitivity and specificity of ubt are approximately 88 to 95 percent and 95 ...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 long should you wait after intercourse to take a home pregnancy test?

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

After missed period: Wait until about a week after you miss your period. If you just had unprotected sex in the last 5 days you may benefit from emergency contraception like Plan B or a copper iud. Plan b is available without a prescription at pharmacies in the us. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long after unprotected sex should you wait to take a hpt?

How long after unprotected sex should you wait to take a hpt?

After missed period: Conception occurs within day or so of the sex. It takes about 3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG for 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. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregancy test after sex?

How long should I wait to take a pregancy test after sex?

10-14 days: If you have sex at the fertile time when you are ovulating, the soonest you will have a positive pregnancy test is 10 to 14 days later. It will be positive by the time you miss a period. ...Read more

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

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

Missed Period: You wait until your next period is missed and then you test the morning after the first day a period is missed. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to take a pregnancy test after you miss your period?

How long should you wait to take a pregnancy test after you miss your period?

Don't wait: Most over the counter urine pregnancy tests will already detect the level of HCG after you miss your period. Use your early morning urine as that is the most concentrated. Serum pregnancy tests will already detect pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take pregnancy test after sex?

How long should I wait to take pregnancy test after sex?

Pregnancy test: The newer pregnancy tests can be positive as soon as 5 days before your missed period. ...Read more

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How long will you have to wait after intercourse to take a pregnancy test?

How long will you have to wait after intercourse to take a pregnancy test?

10-14+ days: If ovulating during/near intercourse, should wait 10-14 days for reliable test. If not certain / before ovulation, may be a few days / week longer. ...Read more

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How long should you wait for a pregnancy test after sex?

How long should you wait for a 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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How long do you have to wait after your missed period to take a pregnancy test?

How long do you have to wait after your missed period to 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 do you wait to take pregnancy test after sex?

How long do you wait to take pregnancy test after sex?

Next pregnancy: I recommend waiting 18 months before attempting pregnancy after a ceserean. This will allow time for the uterus to heal. ...Read more

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How much time after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How much time after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

After late period: You should never due a pregnancy test until you miss your period. We used to say that a blood test may confirm pregnancy prior to period, however , at times this has also been faulty. Were women may due a blood test and it is negative and after missing the period they repeat test and they are positive. So please best after a late period. ...Read more

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When after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test?

When after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test?

14: 14 days. Home pregnancy tests are accurate and can pick it up earlier, at 14 days it will definitely be picked up. ...Read more

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How long should u wait to take a home pregnacy after your missed period

How long should u wait to take a home pregnacy after your missed period

When it is missed: A home pregnancy test can be taken when menses are missed. If it is negative and no menses after 1 week, repeat the test. Repeat the following week if necessary. ...Read more

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How long should you wait after a pregnancy to get pregnant again?

How long should you wait after a pregnancy to get pregnant again?

About 2 years: About 2 years seems to be a good time span in between pregnancies. This gives a woman's body enough time to recover from the drain of a pregnancy. If the delivery was by cesarean section, the scar in the uterus is least likely to rupture during a subsequent pregnancy. ...Read more

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


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