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Please tell me how to do a pregnancy test at home?

Please tell me how to do a pregnancy test at home?

Follow directions: 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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Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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Can you explain how to do pregnancy test at home?

Can you explain how to do pregnancy test at home?

Read instructions: Read the instructions on the test you buy at the drug store. Pee on the stick and look for the color change indicator. ...Read more

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Could you describe how to do pregnancy test in home?

Could you describe how to do pregnancy test in home?

Foolow directions: 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 I do a pregnancy test at home?

How early can I do a pregnancy test at home?

10 days: A pregnancy test will be positive by about 10 days after ovulation and conception. If you wait until your period is due, that would be 14 days after ovulation and a pregnancy test will be positive if you have indeed conceived. If your periods are not regular and predictable then the timing is more difficult to estimate. ...Read more

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What do I do after testing positive with a home test pregnancy test ?

What do  I  do  after  testing  positive  with  a  home  test pregnancy  test ?

Pregnancy: After a positive pregnancy test, eat healthy, avoid alcohol, NSAIDs, excessive caffeine and start prenatal vitamins. Schedule an appointment with your physician for confirmation and initiation of prenatal care. ...Read more

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Im overweight, how does that effect the results of a pregnancy test, LMP was in july negative home test, been regular for years... Thank you.. ?

Im overweight, how does that effect the results of a pregnancy test, LMP was in july negative home test, been regular for years... Thank you.. ?

No effect: Your weight should not effect the accuracy of a urine home pregnancy test which measures HCG which is produced by cells within the placental tissues of the conception. A blood test for serum beta HCG can give a more exact measurement of the pregnancy hormone level and can be followed over time to ensure an early pregnancy appears to be progressing properly until an ultrasound can be perfomed. ...Read more

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A negative pregnancy test(Home test) after 3 weeks of intercourse. can i still be pregnant? can i rely the test?

A negative pregnancy test(Home test) after 3 weeks of intercourse. can i still be pregnant? can i rely the test?

Depends: Did you miss a period? You may wish to re do the test in 5-7 days, if you do not get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...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