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Will you get a positive pregnancy test with an ectopic pregnancy?

Will you get a positive pregnancy test with an ectopic pregnancy?

ABSOLUTELY!: Ectopic pregnancy is one of the few life-threatening conditions that cannot be diagnosed by history and physical: a thorough pelvic sonogram and serial serum beta HCG levels are needed, along with appropriate suspicion. See your gynecologist for care! ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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Is it possible to get a positive pregnancy test with a low, hard cervix? Or is that no way to tell at all? When does your cervix change in pregnancy?

Is it possible to get a positive pregnancy test with a low, hard cervix? Or is that no way to tell at all? When does your cervix change in pregnancy?

Yes yes and varies: It's possible to have a positive pregnancy test regardless of what the cervix feels like. The location and consistency of the cervix is no way to tell if there is a pregnancy. A pregnancy test is the way to tell if there is a pregnancy. The cervix can change right away or not until later. It's different for each woman. ...Read more

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What does a positive pregnancy test with a 300 count hCG mean? What does the hCG level indicate?

What does a positive pregnancy test with a 300 count hCG mean? What does the hCG level indicate?

Congratulations: You are pregnant. The level depends on the duration of pregnancy. See this site for more information on HCG levels. http://americanpregnancy.org/while-pregnant/hcg-levels/ ...Read more

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Just had a positive pregnancy test with a positive ANA of 1:40... Any treatment needed?

Just had a positive pregnancy test with a positive ANA of 1:40... Any treatment needed?

No.: A positive ANA is practically insignificant. If you have concerns, ask for a reflex ana, which will give you a systemic lupus diagnostic panel. I bet it is false positive! ...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?

Not necessarily: You are in the reproductive age. If pregnancy is expected in your setting (regular sexual activity), you are most likely pregnant after testing positive for three times. But if pregnancy technically cannot happen in your situation (like no sexual activity), you need to consider the possibility of certain neoplasms, especially germ cell tumor (of the ovary or mediastinum) or trophoblastic tumor. ...Read more

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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