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How far along do I need to be to test positive on a urine pregnancy test at the doctors office?

How far along do I need to be to test positive on a urine pregnancy test at the doctors office?

Pregnancy: If you have regular menstrual cycles, a pregnancy test will be positive soon after your missed period (1-3 days). Some tests may detect things earlier. You can check a urine pregnancy test at home if you are concerned at all and have a blood pregnancy test at your doctor's office to confirm the pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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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 they test for pregnancy every time you go to the hospital?

Can they test for pregnancy every time you go to the hospital?

Depends: It depends on why you are there. Some tests or procedures are not done or are done differently when a woman is pregnant. Some medication choices will be different if a woman is pregnant. ...Read more

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What happens after a home birth? Does the baby need to be taken to the hospital for a check-up?

What happens after a home birth? Does the baby need to be taken to the hospital for a check-up?

Home births: My experience has been that people who choose home births do not take their baby for evaluation unless there is a problem. Unintentional home birthed babies are generally taken to the hospital immediately for evaluation and screening for infection. Home birthed babies will miss out of the PKU screenings if they do not go to a pediatrician a within a couple of days after delivery. ...Read more

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What happens after a home birth? Does the baby need to be taken to the hospital for a check-up?

What happens after a home birth? Does the baby need to be taken to the hospital for a check-up?

Usually not: A planned home birth can be safe for both mother and child if the conditions are ideal. This link from the Mayo clinic will answer most of your questions: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/labor-and-delivery/in-depth/home-birth/art-20046878 If you consider doing so, make sure you have an experienced provider and a back up hospital in case you need it. ...Read more

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What is the best time to take a pregnancy test and how many weeks should I wait to get the most accurate results?

What is the best time to take a pregnancy test and how many weeks should I wait to get the most accurate results?

After missed period: Urine tests can detect pregnancy several days after missed period. The longer you wait, the hormone level increases and a positive more likely with time. Get a first morning specimen. ...Read more

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How long after you get a positive pregnancy test should you go to the doctor?

How long after you get a positive pregnancy test should you go to the doctor?

Soon: This depends on you.If you have lived a very healthy life some delay may be O.K. If my wife had a positive ucg (preg test) i'd have her in with the ob-gyn at the soonest opportunity. ...Read more

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How early in a pregnancy can you do a DNA test on the baby?

How early in a pregnancy can you do a DNA test on the baby?

12 weeks: At 12 weeks gestation, you can have an amniotomy done to take sloughed skin cells to test for genetic disorders. However, it is not a risk-free procedure, and you should discuss the risks with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take a home pregnancy test and get an accurate result?

When is the best time to take a home pregnancy test and get an accurate  result?

After missed period: You should do the test 4-5 days after a missed period. if the result is negative repeat the test in 5-4 days, unless you 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

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4 days late. 2 bfn (urine test). Is it to early to get a bfp? When is the best time to go for a blood test to get a positive result?

4 days late. 2 bfn (urine test). Is it to early to get a bfp? When is the best time to go for a blood test to get a positive result?

After missed period: Blood test for pregnancy is generally positive one day after a missed period, if the woman is pregnant. For home test it is better to wait 4-5 days after missed period to do the test; use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. ...Read more

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Could you describe how to take a pregnancy test at home?

Could you describe how to take a pregnancy test at home?

Read the instruction: Read the isntructions. Each brand has its own instructions. If in doubt, ask a friend. If not sure , come to clinic. ...Read more

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During a miscarriage after u pass all the clots and issue how long should it take for a at home pregnancy test to show nevative?

During a miscarriage after u pass all the clots and issue how long should it take for a at home pregnancy test to show nevative?

Within a week: It is entirely important that all the placental tissue and products of conception be completely removed from the uterus. If the tissue is not completely removed the beta HCG .Will persist and pregnancy will be a false positive. If the beta HCG serum levels stay high for more than two weeks this could mean a serious problem and you need to visit your doctor. ...Read more

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When is the soonest you can take a home pregnancy test?

When is the soonest you can take a home pregnancy test?

Home preganacy test: Most home pregnancy test now allow you to take it as soon as 5 days before your missed period. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a job at the hospital if your mantoux is positive?

Is it possible to get a job at the hospital if your mantoux is positive?

Yes: You will need a history, physical exam, quantiferon TB gold or other interferon gamma release study and possibly a chest x-ray. If there is no evidence of active tuberculosis you can work in a hospital. At age thirty two if you have latent TB you may qualify for treatment. ...Read more

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How long after I conceive will I be able to get a positive pregnancy test at a doctors office?

How long after I conceive will I be able to get a positive pregnancy test at a doctors office?

Pretty quick...: ....probably as soon as you notice a missed period, but if you want to do a stealth attack on that poor little thing growing in there, then, depending on the test, about 10 days. Why? You taking bets? BTW, a commercial, over-the-counter urine test is pretty good. And just think, instead of waiting at the doctor's office you can wait in line at Rite-Aid! ...Read more

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What is the best pregnancy test to buy at a local store?

What is the best pregnancy test to buy at a local store?

Any: Virtually all the over the counter pregnancy tests are reliable and dependable. It is not likely to make any difference which test you use. ...Read more

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How to take pregnancy test at home and get accurate results?

How to take pregnancy test at home and get accurate results?

See below: Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test according to instructions. They turn positive at about the time you're 1 week late. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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When is the nearest time to take a home pregnancy test and have a correct result ?

When is the nearest time to take a home pregnancy test and have a correct result ?

Do it a few days to: A week before the next expected menstrual period. Best wishes! http://www.Ehow.Com/way_5158315_time-do-home-pregnancy-test.Html#page=0. ...Read more

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What if i pass an at home drug test will i pass it at the doctors with the same urine?

What if i pass an at home drug test will i pass it at the doctors with the same urine?

Maybe: First, the sensitivity of any test can vary by the technique involved.Available home testing is at the lower end of cost & sensitivity. If they go to the trouble of doing drug screening they often pay for a sensitive test. They will also not let you bring in a urine. It is collected at the receiving area, timed & labeled for legal transport/handling. ...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