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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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13daya before my period been having unpeotected sex how soon can u find out im pregnant before my missed period and how soon will i feel pregnant sym?

13daya before my period been having unpeotected sex how soon can u find out im pregnant  before my missed period and how soon will i feel pregnant sym?

Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. 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. Use over the counter Plan B if intercourse was within 72 hours. ...Read more

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How soon should I take a pregnancy test when my period starts march 2? Can i take one before i start my period if I have it?

How soon should I take a pregnancy test when my period starts march 2? Can i take one before i start my period if I have it?

See detailed answer: If you feel your periods are irregular and you are currently concerned about being pregnant then you should take one now. If you are regular, then there is no reason to take a pregnancy test unless you miss a cycle. (period). ...Read more

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I can't wait on my next period .. I want to know if im pregnant... In how many days after intercourse can I use pregnancy test?

I can't wait on my next period .. I want to know if im pregnant... In how many days after intercourse can I use pregnancy test?

See below: You can see your doctor, who can perform a serum quantitative test. Anything greater than 10 miu/cc HCG indicates pregnancy. The newer home pregnancy tests turn postive up to 72 hours prior to your expected period. ...Read more

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How do I know if I conceived before a missed period?

How do I know if I conceived before a missed period?

You don't: The chemicals that trigger any pregnancy symptoms and a positive pregnancy test are generated by the conception mass after it attaches to the womb. This takes time. The chemicals are usually present in enough quantity to turn a urine pregnancy test positive about two weeks after conception. An early morning urine is often more concentrated and more sensitive. ...Read more

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How soon can I do a pregnancy test to see if I am pregnant. I would like to know before my next period.

How soon can I do a pregnancy test to see if I am pregnant. I would like to know before my next period.

Patience. Patience.: Erase the desire to know before the next period. A urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant. ...Read more

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I had sex right before I was supposed to start my period, how soon can I take a pregnancy test?

I had sex right before I was supposed to start my period, how soon can I take a pregnancy test?

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. ...Read more

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When can I get pregnant after my period if unprotected?

When can I get pregnant after my period if unprotected?

14 days: Typically conception happens around 14 days from the first day of your menstrual cycle. However, conception can happen any time. If tyring to concieve, using ovulation predictor kit beginning on day 10 and timing intercourse when you ovulate is the best method to achieve pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant if my period is irregular?

How can I get pregnant if my period is irregular?

A challenge: If your period is irregular then it can be difficult to determine when your 'fertile' days are. Sometimes a doctor prescribes progesterone to provoke a period, and then you can attempt to determine that your fertile period is 9-14 days after that withdrawal bleed. Ovulation predictor kits can help if you have an estimate. See a doctor for assistance if you've been trying without success ...Read more

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How can I know im ovulating if I've missed my period?

How can I know im ovulating if I've missed my period?

Probably didn't : When you ovulate you should either get a period about 2 weeks later or be pregnant. Occasionally a cyst can cause a delay, but otherwise no period means you did not ovulate. ...Read more

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How soon can I get pregnant if I had unprotected sex while ovulating?

How soon can I get pregnant if I had unprotected sex while ovulating?

Same day: Anytime you have unprotected intercourse while ovulating, it is possible to get pregnant the same day. Best wishes! ...Read more

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If I don't get my period after a misscarriage can I get pregnant?

If I don't get my period after a misscarriage can I get pregnant?

Yes: It is possible to become pregnant with the next cycle after a miscarriage. If this were to occur, you would not experience a period. ...Read more

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How long after conception date can I take a preggo test?? How will I know if im prego now?

How long after conception date can I take a preggo test?? How will I know if im prego now?

HPT: Most females take a pregnancy test if their period is late. Some take an early response type test several days prior to anticipated period. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if i got my period the day after having unprotected sex, can I still get pregnant?

What to do if i got my period the day after having unprotected sex, can I still get pregnant?

Pregnancy: If you had a normal period then you should not be pregnant. Please use protection 100% of the time if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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How soon can you tell if your pregnant? I dont get my period for another two weeks and im really anxious :(

How soon can you tell if your pregnant? I dont get my period for another two weeks and im really anxious :(

One week: With the best OTC pregnancy test, you may be able to know 7 days before your period is due. If you get a blood test at your doctors office, you can find out a few days sooner. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I take plan B and my period was a week ago how long till I should get my period to tell if I didn't get pregnant?

If I take plan B and my period was a week ago how long till I should get my period to tell if I didn't get pregnant?

Plan B and pregnancy: It is very effective but like everything in life it is not perfect. Best to check with a home pregnancy test and if - check again in another week for more certainty. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more