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Doctor insights on: How To Read A H Cg Pregnancy Test

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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 long does it take after conception for an at home pregnancy test to read positive?

How long does it take after conception for an at home pregnancy test to read positive?

HCG testing : After conception the fertilized egg travels for about 5 days, down the fallopian tubes, before implanting in the uterus.During this time tests will be negative .After implantation begins, at about 10 days post conception( fertilization) urine tests start turning positive.Serum blood test may be positive 1-3 days before a urine test. Good luck ...Read more

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How soon after ovulation will a waldorf pregnancy test show positive?

How soon after ovulation will a waldorf pregnancy test show positive?

About 2 weeks: It is best to wait until you are due for your period to check a home pregnancy test. They will not be accurate until at least a day or two before then. ...Read more

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How to read pregnancy tests?

How to read pregnancy tests?

Yes: Each kit is a little different but there is usually a control line that is always there and a line next to it that is there if the pregnancy test is positive. ...Read more

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A doctors post on here said you can get a positive pregnancy test result before implantation. How? Explain...

A doctors post on here said you can get a positive pregnancy test result before implantation. How?  Explain...

Too early to be +ve: Implantation happens about a week after ovulation but before you can get a positive home pregnancy test or blood pregnancy test. An implanting embryo is making tiny amounts of pregnancy hormone (HCG) but not enough to detect in your blood or your urine, until the levels get higher about 10 days to 2 weeks after ovulation - three days or less before your missed period if you're regular. ...Read more

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Equivocal pregnancy test at 7 hCG can I go on to have a healthy pregnancy?

Equivocal pregnancy test at 7 hCG can I go on to have a healthy pregnancy?

It is very early or : Low 7 would be less than 1 day pregnant , please repeat it in 3 days and most likely it will be less than 5 which is - , if u have a very early normal preg which is unlikely with that number the bhcg will double and also a Progesterone level can be drawn. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a home urine pregnancy test to be accurate?

How long does it take for a home urine pregnancy test to be accurate?

Varies: Pregnancy tests will be positive depending on how sensitive they are to the HCG hormone. Implantation occurs seven to nine days after fertilization. Hcg hormone starts to be produced and can be measured a few days after implantation. ...Read more

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How soon can you get a positive on a urine pregnancy test & blood pregnancy test ?

How soon can you get a positive on a urine pregnancy test & blood pregnancy test ?

Preg test: 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

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How to read a sperm test results?

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How to read a sperm test results?

Here are some ...: Hi! Zaldy5, You probably meant semen test. Sperms comprises less than 2 % of total semen (1.5-4.5 cc). Semen analysis for infertility is to look into the volume, total sperm count and viscosity of semen as well as the concentration, motility, maturity, and shape of sperms so to get a rough idea of overall semen quality for favoring fertilizing the awaiting egg. ...Read more

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How soon can a blood pregnancy test detect pregnancy?

How soon can a blood pregnancy test detect pregnancy?

Missed period: One gets concerned about pregnancy when misses period. By that time blood pregnancy test should be pregnancy. ...Read more

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The earliest for a pregnancy test to be positive?

The earliest for a pregnancy test to be positive?

See below: 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 positive a day before a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. A negative test done too early is not useful. ...Read more

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When to test for pregnancy?

When to test for pregnancy?

1 week overdue: If you do it too early, you run the risk of false negative results. ...Read more

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How soon can you get a positive pregnancy test after conception?

How soon can you get a positive pregnancy test after conception?

10 - 14days: With sensitive quantitative blood tests, the test can start to be positive at 10 days and always by 14days after conception. The problem is knowing when conception is in most cases. Urine tests start showing positive at 13-14days and most would be positive at 18days. ...Read more

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Can do blood hCG test at home through pregnancy test kit? Is this possible

Can do blood hCG test at home through pregnancy test kit? Is this possible

Just do urine test: Home urine pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's 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

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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