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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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 can I get a positive pregnancy test?

How can I get a positive pregnancy test?

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 done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Pregnancy and some tumors produce positive results. ...Read more

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3 pregnancy test positive can I be pregnant?

3 pregnancy test positive can I be pregnant?

Yes: If you missed your period and pregnancy test is positive, you are pregnant. Please seek care from a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health. ...Read more

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Can some medications cause a positive pregnancy test?

Can some medications cause a positive pregnancy test?

Yes: Certain medications such as phenothiazine can interfere with test results. Women receiving hCG therapy to treat a luteal phase defect or other fertility problem should consult their doctor as to accuracy of home pregnancy tests and when testing should be performed. Occasionally urine can be contaminated with blood or gross amounts of protein leading to inaccurate results. ...Read more

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Can you receive a positive pregnancy test then a negetive?

Can you receive a positive pregnancy test then a negetive?

Yes: Either one of the tests may be in error. If both test results are accurate, it may reflext loss of an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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When is the earliest you can get a positive pregnancy test?

When is the earliest you can get a positive pregnancy test?

See below.: The earliest pregnancy test you can take is a quantitative blood test. It can detect HCG 8-9 days after fertilization of the egg. If it shows a level less than 25, then it is equivocal and might need to be repeated in a couple of days. Visit your doctor if there is concern. ...Read more

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Would I have had a positive pregnancy test by 29 days post sex?

Would I have had a positive pregnancy test by 29 days post sex?

Yes you would: A blood beta HCG pregnancy test can become positive 10 to 12 days after fertilization I.e. 10 to 12 days after sexual vaginal inntercourse with a fertile man. ...Read more

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Got a positive pregnancy test today. Any advice on what to do now?

Got a positive pregnancy test today. Any advice on what to do now?

See your doctor: It is important for you to consult your doctor so that you receive proper care for yourself and your baby. ...Read more

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If im 4weeks pregnant shouldn't I be getting positive pregnancy test?

Just missed period?: If by 4 weeks pregnant you mean your lmp was 4 weeks ago, just being a little off in your dating might affect the results. Retest in a week to be sure. ...Read more

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Sex on saturday positive pregnancy test on wednesday is that possible?

Sex on saturday positive pregnancy test on wednesday is that possible?

Sure!: Sounds like the pregnancy started weeks ago, as it takes 2-3 weeks for a urine pregnancy test to become positive. If the test result is true, then having sex 4 days ago doesn't affect the test result, because the pregnancy was already there. ...Read more

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Where do I go for help if late, can a positive pregnancy test be false?

Possibly: Do a blood preg test at your gyn's office or the er and if u do n ot want the pg that is your choice, they can rec somewhere to terminate. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a positive pregnancy test then a negetive test?

What does it mean to have a positive pregnancy test then a negetive test?

Accuracy of test: Either one of the tests may be in error. If both test results are accurate, it may reflext loss of an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 9 days late but have not had a positive pregnancy test?

What to do if I'm 9 days late but have not had a positive pregnancy test?

Late period: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...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