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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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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Whats earliest to take a pregnancy test?

Whats earliest to take a pregnancy test?

1 week late: 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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Is it to take a pregnancy test the way it describes in the directions imporant?

Is it to take a pregnancy test the way it describes in the directions imporant?

Very important: If you wait quite a while to read the test result - it may show a + when it is infact -. Or there could be a urine evaporation line. Follow instructions exactly. ...Read more

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Is 8dpo to early to take a pregnancy test?

Is 8dpo to early to take a pregnancy test?

It IS kinda early: I wouldn't bother testing earlier than 11 days post-ov, if you want it to be reliable. If you do test 8 days, test again in another few days eitehr way. ...Read more

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When is it too early to take a pregnancy test?

When is it too early to take a pregnancy test?

Before your late: Don't waste money on a pregnancy test before your period is late. But if you are even a day late and you normally have regular cycles, it is reasonable to take one. ...Read more

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Is two weeks too early to take a pregnancy test?

Is two weeks too early to take a pregnancy test?

Usually: For a home pregnancy test that detected HCG in the urine. But if you have a blood test drawn, they are positive much earlier -- although usually only after several days. ...Read more

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I'm 5 DPO is it to early to take a pregnancy test?

Too early: Try to wait a few more days. Even the most sensitive tests are only accurate about 8 days after conception. Most tests are very accurate around the time of a missed period. So i usually recommend waiting until your period was supposed to come before testing. ...Read more

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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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When after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test?

When after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test?

14: 14 days. Home pregnancy tests are accurate and can pick it up earlier, at 14 days it will definitely be picked up. ...Read more

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How long after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How long after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

Missed Period: You wait until your next period is missed and then you test the morning after the first day a period is missed. ...Read more

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Is it accurate to take a pregnancy test a day after takin wine?

Wine?: The pregnancy test is not affected by wine, it is affected by how many days after fertilization you take it. They are generally reliable 12 days after fertilization. ...Read more

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How much time after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How much time after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

After late period: You should never due a pregnancy test until you miss your period. We used to say that a blood test may confirm pregnancy prior to period, however , at times this has also been faulty. Were women may due a blood test and it is negative and after missing the period they repeat test and they are positive. So please best after a late period. ...Read more

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When is it right to take a pregnancy test if i don't want a baby?

It is right..: ....To take a pregnancy test any time you want to find out whether or not you're pregnant, whether you want a baby or not. ...Read more

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When after you ovulate do you have to wait to take a pregnancy test?

2 weeks: About 2 weeks later you can detect a pregnancy. Earlier than that and you could have a false test. ...Read more

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When would be a good time to take a pregnancy test after conception?

When would be a good time to take a pregnancy test after conception?

After missed period.: If your period is even one day late, you can expect 90% sensitivity of the urine pregnancy test in diagnosing an early pregnancy. That goes up to 99-100% a week later. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

If you miss a period: If you are 4-5 days past the expected day of your period do home test using first morning urine. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take a pregnancy test if you been drinking?

Is it possible for you to take a pregnancy test if you been drinking?

Possible but not: Recommended. Alcohol acts as a diuretic and dilutes the urine and may end up producing a negative result. If you could be pregnant or are trying to be pregnant, do not drink at all. Alcohol is the commonest avoidable cause of mental retardation in the baby.You should do the home test 4-5 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...Read more

Catheter (Definition)

A catheter is a thin plastic tube that is inserted into the body to obtain fluids/blood or give medicine. So some catheters can be placed in the veins and medicine given directly into the body, IV fluids given or blood sampled. A catheter can be placed in the bladder ...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