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How soon can a blood test detect pregnancy?

How soon can a blood test detect pregnancy?

Soon: You can get a blood test with same day results and they can be reliable 1 to 2 days before your missed menses. I do not like to do pregnancy tests too early. Several women have biochemical pregnancies that do not grow and get a normal period 1 to 2 days later. So, my suggestion is that you do your blood test when you miss your period. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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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 soon after intercourse can a blood test detect pregnancy?

How soon after intercourse can a blood test detect pregnancy?

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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What is bpp test in pregnancy.

What is bpp test in pregnancy.

Fetal testing: A bpp (biophysical profile) is a type of antenatal testing designed to determine the status of the fetus. It is offered to women who have high risk conditions such as diabetes, pprom, hypertension, etc. And is performed in the third trimester of pregnancy. It involves using an ultrasound to check certain fetal movements/activity and to measure the amount of fluid around the baby. ...Read more

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What tests are done during pregnancy?

What tests are done during pregnancy?

Blood and urine: 1. CBC (complete blood count). 2. Blood type and screen. 3. Variety of STD screens, including HIV. 4. Urine culture. 5. Pap smear (age 21 and over). The above list is not exhaustive. ...Read more

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Possible pregnancy, when should I test?

Possible pregnancy, when should I test?

Day post late period: If your periods are regular, you can pregnancy home test within a day after your period is late. If your cycle is irregular or uncertain, test yourself 21 days from time of probable last unprotected sex. A first morning specimen when you arise in the morning is best but not required. If the test is negative, wait three days and retest or go in to your provider and get checked. ...Read more

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When exactly am i suppose to test pregnancy?

When exactly am i suppose to test pregnancy?

After missed period: A pregnancy test from home will likely be positive around the time of the expected period. Tests can sometimes be + as early as 7-10 d after unprotected sex, but more commonly turn positive the week after you expected to get your period. Blood pregnancy tests are somewhat more sensitive than home tests. ...Read more

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Can i test my pregnancy during my first month?

Can i test my pregnancy during my first month?

Clarify : If you mean can you do a pregnancy test to find out if you are pregnant then yes. If you mean can you see a doctor to make sure the pregnancy is proceeding normally then yes. If you are asking something different then please reword your question and ask again. ...Read more

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When does a pregnancy show positive on a test?

Not very far: Usually within a week after fertilization enough pregnancy hormone is produced to cause + results on a home test. Blood tests can show even sooner. ...Read more

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What do I do after i test positive for pregnancy?

See an...: ....Obstetrician. They specialize in taking care of pregnant women and delivering babies. You should begin seeing an obstetrician as soon as you know you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Symptoms of pregnancy in first month after a test?

Symptoms of pregnancy in first month after a test?

Varies individually: Varies from one individual to another, and from one pregnancy to another. Some symptoms of early pregnancy include nausea, vomiting, breat tenderness. ...Read more

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Can you test to early for pregnancy with bloodtest?

Can you test to early for pregnancy with bloodtest?

Yes : It takes about 9 days after conception to make enough HCG to be reliably detected by most pregnant tests. ...Read more

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When are the tests in pregnancy that look for disabilities?

When are the tests in pregnancy that look for disabilities?

Depends on type: Some genetic conditions that are associated with disabilities can be detected by studies of the fetal blood or amniotic fluid, obtained by amniocentesis. Others might be suspected based on ultrasound imaging of the fetus. In addition, an examination of the newborn by a medical geneticist can provide further information. But often there's no test that can predict type or extent of later disability. ...Read more

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Symptoms of pregnancy at 1 week and can a test be accurate?

Symptoms of pregnancy at 1 week and can a test be accurate?

Not 100% clear: What you mean by pregnancy at 1 week, but if you mean you think you conceived 1 week ago, i'm sorry the answers are 1) no and 2) no. There are no reliable symptoms at all, and a test will not be accurate, too early for both. Good luck. ...Read more

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What tests can I avoid so that pregnancy won't be detected?

What tests can I avoid so that pregnancy won't be detected?

WHY: ARE YOU ASKING THIS QUESTION? Are you in "trouble" Avoid PREGNANCY tests there are not others I can think of!! REMEMBER is you are trying to HIDE a Pregnancy eventually NOTHING will HELP! Hoping this helps! DR Z ...Read more

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What tests in pregnancy look for disabilities in your child?

What tests in pregnancy look for disabilities in your child?

Ultrasound and labs: Throughout pregnancy there are incremental examinations for disabilities. Sometimes there is an early sonogram inside of 10 weeks, that can visualize the heart and check size. Around 20 weeks, there is a full sonogram that looks over multiple areas for any kind of anomalies. Depending, there may be one later too. There are also labs drawn that look for congenital and spinal defects around 20 wks. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to terminate pregnancy based on test results?

No: Ending a pregnancy is always your decision. A test result can influence that decision but it doesn't make it for you. Take into consideration the problem that the test found. How would it impact your family? How would it impact your child? Ultimately, you decide if the abnormality is not something you can put yourself, your family or your child through. ...Read more

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