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How Many Weeks Pregnant Will You Test Positive
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
Positive pregnancyte: Yes you are probebely pregnant.See your doctor and get the blood test done to confirm it. ...Read more
I think I might be pregnant. I took a test but nothing showed up. Neither positive nor negative. ?
Oh,That MagicFeeling: Looks like that test doesn't agree with you. Right now. But check it in a week and see what comes up. Other than a corrupted test, or using it inappropriately, the test is pretty accurate. If after 2-3 of those tests are negative and you still "feel" pregnant, that same feeling could come from something other than a baby and you should talk to a gynecologist or endocrinologist about it. ...Read more
No: The ovulation test looks like a pregnancy test, but they measure different things in the urine. The ovulation test measures the hormonal increase (lh surge) that leads to ovulation. A positive test means that you will likely ovulate in the next 24 hours. The pregnancy test usually measures a specific hormone secreted by the developing pregnancy (beta-hcg), so a positive test indicates pregnancy. ...Read more
No.: The pregnancy test and the ovulation predictor tests measure different hormones in your urine; the former measures human chorionic gonadotrophin and the latter luteinizing hormone. The ovulation predictor test should be negative when you are pregnant. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more
Yes: The ovulation test is checking for lh. When you are pregnant a pregnancy test checks for HCG that is made by the placenta. Hcg and lh are very similar molecules. In fact we use HCG as an injection to trigger ovulation for IUI and ivf cycles. This injection will cause an ovulation test to turn positive. ...Read more
First trimester: One of the earliest signs of pregnancy is a missed menstrual cycle. By convention, once you miss your cycle you are approximately 4 weeks pregnant. Other symptoms which may start soon after include breast tenderness, fatigue, low energy, sleepiness, and at times nausea. As pregnancy progresses, these symptoms become more apparent. ...Read more
NO: if you mean pregnancy test. Without the hormones that cause a pregnancy test to turn positive, no pregnancy could be maintained. ...Read more
Ovulation prediction: I assume you're referring to ovulation prediction kit (opk). If that's the case, a positive test confirms you've ovulated but says nothing about pregnancy. To determine if you're pregnant, you need to take a pregnancy test (not ovulation prediction test). Of course you need to take test as directed, in other words, at least 4 wks after last menstrual period, not just any random day less than 4wk. ...Read more
OBGYN: Yes for the first 3 months.Get a more detailed answer ›
Prop not: It takes about 4-6 weeks for the pregnancy hormone levels that a home pregnancy test detects to go down to zero. However, someone can get pregnant as soon as 2 weeks after a termination. So the faint positive test could be a very early pregnancy. Use good contraception. Find a local doctor who can help. ...Read more
Get an exam: It's possible to have a rise in LH and then not ovulate. It could be that you are under a lot of stress, delaying ovulation. Conditions such as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or Premature Ovarian Failure may have higher than normal LH levels which may interfere with the results of an ovulation test. You should get a check up from your gynecologist. ...Read more
Wait: Repeat home preg test in 3 days, if mildly +ve, do to your doctor to have it confirmed. If -ve, you are ok. ...Read more
NO: YOU do not ovulate when you are pregnant. ...Read more
Discuss with your MD: This is difficult to interpret out of context and could be due to a number of causes. Please discuss with your primary physician. ...Read more
Birth control: That's over 3wks ago. In order for birth control to work at preventing pregnancy, it must be used as directed. Missing your quarterly injection allows you to become fertile again. It's possible for pregnancy test to remain negative during very early days of pregnancy. So if you're not sure, wait a week & repeat test. Better yet, use back up form of birth control! Ask your doc about BC options. ...Read more
Is it possible for me to have gotten pregnant 5 days before i took a home test & it show positive ?
Pregnant earlier: It is very unlikely, and nearly physically impossible for a pregnancy test to be positive that soon. It is much more likely that you were pregnant before the sexual encounter five days before the test. ...Read more
I have gotten one positive and one negative test..what is the best test to take to detect pregnancy?
Go to the Doctor: You go to the doctor for a blood test. ...Read more