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Dr. James Lin
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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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After a missed period, how quickly can you take a pregnancy test?

After a missed period, how quickly can you take a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy: If you have regular cycles, a pregnancy test will be positive soon after your missed period. Still, as you get older, you may have more irregular cycles, have anovulatory cycles, or stop having periods entirely. Still, i would check a pregnancy test if you are concerned at all. ...Read more

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How quickly after intercourse can you take a pregnancy test?

How quickly after intercourse can you take a pregnancy test?

2 days before period: It does not matter when you had intercourse, it matters when you ovulated and when your period is expected. A home test is reliable roughly 2 days before the expected period, I suggest doing one then, and good luck. ...Read more

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When can you take a pregnancy test?

When can you take a pregnancy test?

10 days: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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When should you take a pregnancy test?

When should you take a pregnancy test?

Hpt: If you have been sexually active and have missed your period then you can go ahead and take a home pregnancy test (HPT) now. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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How soon can you take a pregnancy test?

How soon can you take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: You can take it sooner, but the results, if negative, are unreliable. Positive results mean you are pregnant, but if you have your period, the fertilized egg may have been shed too. Better to take after a missed period. ...Read more

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When can you take a pregnancy test if you are irregular?

About 20 days: After sex. You may take hpt 15-20 days after the episode of sex you think may have resulted in pregnancy. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...Read more

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How long after should you take a pregnancy test in general?

How long after should you take a pregnancy test in general?

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 early can you take a pregnancy test and find out for sure?

How early can you take a pregnancy test and find out for sure?

Pregnant?: Obtain a home pregnancy test. They turn positive at about the time you'd be ready to start your next expected period. If negative, repeat in 1 week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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

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

After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do the test, use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. The test may be positive sooner, but negative result at an earlier time will not rule out pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when could you take a pregnancy test while on jolessa?

Today : In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. Take one whenever you like even if on medication. The most accurate time is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Whqt symptoms do you get before you take a pregnancy test to know that you are pregnant?

Whqt symptoms do you get before you take a pregnancy test to know that you are pregnant?

Missed period: Missing a period is the #1 sign that a woman is pregnant. Following that, normal signs are nausea and tenderness of the breasts. Take a home pregnancy test if you are at all worried. They are fast and accurate. Good luck. ...Read more

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When after sex can you take a pregnancy test?

When after sex can you take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 after a missed period to do home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. You may see your doctor for a blood test that may be positve as soon as one day after a missed period. ...Read more

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Can you take a pregnancy test while spotting?

Can you take a pregnancy test while spotting?

Yes: Yes, first morning urine is usually most accurate. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you take a pregnancy test a week after sex ?

Can you take a pregnancy test a week after sex ?

Can, but not useful: 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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How long after Plan B can you take a pregnancy test?

Unless you were to : Take an early pregnancy test, would usually wait until you had missed your period (often within 7 days of a missed period). ...Read more

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Can you take a pregnancy test while you're spotting?

Can you take a pregnancy test while you're spotting?

Yes: You can take a pregnancy test at any time. It will be positive by about 10 days after conception. ...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