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How To Determine If Your Pregnant Without A Test
Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms of pregnancy include missing a period, nausea and vomiting, breast tenderness, urinary frequency, feeling of extreme fatigue, to mention a few. However, some women have no symptoms at all. A pregnancy test, which can be purchased over the counter at the drug store is the best way to determine whether you are pregnant or not. Just follow the instructions. ...Read more
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
Tried to get pregnant on 08/27. Is it too early to determine if I am? If so, what date should I take a test?
None that work: Throughout human history many odd and strange techniques were used to try and determine pregnancy. None work. Until the invention of home pregnancy tests none were accurate. Fortunately now anyone who wants to know if they are pregnant can just buy a 99 cent test at the pharmacy. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Blood tests can pick up pregnancy very early. Sometimes as early as 7-10 days from conception. Important to remember that most women don't know exactly when conception actually occurred. Also, blood and urine tests only tell you of pregnancy. A single test does not assure a normal pregnancy or even normal location (could be ectopic - out of uterus). ...Read more
9 days late never late. 2 negative tests. Would a blood test be able to determine if I'm pregnant or not?
Is there any kind of test to determine how many times a women got pregnant in her past? It me be a baby's birth or abortion?
Unknowable: Nope. There is no such test. But, you should provide such information to any medical professional serving you. ...Read more
When trying to determine if you are pregnant which is a better method a box test or blood test? Can a box be neg and you really are pregnant?
Pregnancy Tests: One kit, the first response early result pregnancy test, emerged as the most reliable and sensitive test. "it detected HCG at concentrations as low as 6.5 miu/ml (thousandths of an international unit per milliliter) - that's almost sensitive enough to detect any pregnancy soon after implantation, " consumer reports wrote. "most other kits were far less sensitive ". ...Read more
It helps: A quantitative pregnancy test (that gives a number result rather than just yes/no) can give some idea of how far pregnant, but it's not commonly used in that way. It may be used if there is a question of an abnormal pregnancy such as a tubal pregnancy or miscarriage. ...Read more
Can pregnancy test determine when your pregnant in two months even though it is not your first urine in that day? Thankyou :)
Is there any value in temping to determine pregnancy before a test can detect? I.E. "implantation dip" or is that a pregnant myth?
Sorry: But it's complete and total myth. Good luck with your test! ...Read more
What produces "early pregnancy factor" (epf) in the blood 24-48 hours after fertilization? Why isn't this type of test used to determine pregnancy?
I understand that I can only determine if I am pregnant by taking a test, but what are my chances if I used a condom combined with withdrawl method?
Condoms leak: Condoms leak and fail even prior to ejaculation so pregnancy is still possible. If you are mature enough at age 17 to have sexual intercourse, you are mature enough to obtain contraception for yourself and not rely on your partner, as you are the one who will suffer the consequences of "failure" and baby carrying & caregiving with life interruption. ...Read more
I am so confused due to the timing of events... right now despite negative pregnancy tests, I am still trying to determine if I am actually pregnant..
Your question?: Negative is negative. What is your question. Why do you think you are pregnant? Could have blood testing if that concerned ...Read more
Not very much: 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
Is there a blood test that can be done in early pregnancy to determine baby gender? If so what is it called.
No such test: There is no blood test that is available to determine this. ...Read more
My girlfriend has been delayed for more than one month, she doesn't wan't to have a pregnancy test. How can I determine if she's pregnant?
So a test: The best thing is to get over the denial and find out for sure by doing a test. If she still won't, well, if she delivers a baby in about 7-8 months you'll know. ...Read more
Not really: Drinking "too much" water, and I'm not really even sure what that means, could only potentially cause the pregnancy test to be negative if it is actually positive as there won't be enough HCG to trigger a positive result. The first urine of the day is usually the best time to do a pregnancy test as it is typically when a person's urine is the most concentrated. Good luck! ...Read more
How do home pregnancy tests work? Where you urinate on the stick. How is it able to determine if you're pregnant from your urine?
Do the digital home pregnancy tests with conception indicator give you a rough estimate of how far along you are? How do they determine this?
My wife has just had a pregnancy test and has a HCG level of 7139 IU/L. Are you able to determine when conception was?
Ultrasound: Sonograms are useful in estimating due date and conception date. Blood levels are not useful in date estimates ...Read more
Am I pregnant if my period is light and came on time. Took test 2nd day in it was negative is that too early for the test to determine?
Depends...: It all depends when you had intercourse. If it was a week ago then wait another week and if still suspecting you could be pregnant repeat the test then. ...Read more
Urine pregnancy tests with conception indicator- I know it can't determine gestational age, but can they give a rough estimate of conception?
Possibly: These tests are not terribly accurate. Your OB can give you a better answer. ...Read more