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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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2weeks late pregnancy test are positive, but husband doesn't believe it.

2weeks late pregnancy test are positive, but husband doesn't believe it.

What are you asking?: There's no understanding what people do, think, or say. Don't argue. Congratulations on your pregnancy. Often feelings make us unable to accept the obvious. I trust your husband will come around and be as pleased as I hope you are. Best wishes to all three of you. ...Read more

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Negative pregnancy test results, but still no period.

Negative pregnancy test results, but still no period.

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more

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Ok, so negative pregnancy test but missed period. Why?

Ok, so negative pregnancy test but missed period. Why?

Anovulation: It sounds as if you've experienced an anovulatory cycle. These are cycles in which the ovary failes to release the egg. This disrupts normal hormonal levels. ...Read more

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Pale positive pregnant test n dr test negative then did again at home n its negative?

Pale positive pregnant test n dr test negative then did again at home n its negative?

Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. The question, i assume, since you did not ask one is can you be pregnant.? And it appears that you are not pregnant. Or you were pregnant but it died or was not viable. ...Read more

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Will every women in pregnancy get a positive home pregnancy test? Not blood test. But hpt

Will every women in pregnancy get a positive home pregnancy test? Not blood test. But hpt

Eventually yes: If you are pregnant and take a home pregnancy test, it should eventually be pregnant. Maybe not right away but soon after being pregnant. If rare cases a woman does not get a positive urine test and must take a blood test but that is pretty uncommon. ...Read more

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3 Missed periods, Negative pregnancy test but still feel pregnant. Could I be pregnant?

3 Missed periods, Negative pregnancy test but still feel pregnant. Could I be pregnant?

Possible: It is possible but not likely that you are pregnant with a negative pregnancy test. To be sure, repeat the test at least 3-5 days after the first test. Many things can cause you to miss periods including some medicines, illness such as thyroid disease, diabetes/ insulin resistance, polycystic ovarian syndrome, adrenal diseases, and pituitary tumors, exercise, weight changes, stress, etc. ...Read more

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Would you still get positive pregancy test if eptopic?

Would you still get positive pregancy test if eptopic?

Usually: Ectopic pregnancies are still pregnancies and will produce HCG, the hormone that pregnancy tests look for. However, sometimes the hormone level is low enough that a home pregnancy test will be negative (when an ectopic pregnancy is present). A blood test will almost always still give the correct positive result, even if the hormone level is too low for a urine test. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I took 7 home pregnancy test all positive but doctor test say negative and blood test was negative why?

I took 7 home pregnancy test all positive but doctor test say negative and blood test was negative why?

Please clarify: Perhaps the reason can be known when you tell us honestly why you kept testing at home even though the test told you a positive answer. Something must have clued you into the fact something was not normal. You tell us. ...Read more

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Multiple negative hpt and negative blood pregnancy test. Sore nipples. Definatly Not pregnant?

Multiple negative hpt and negative blood pregnancy test. Sore nipples. Definatly Not pregnant?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Period 10days late home pregnancy negative. Past pregnancies urine pregnancy test will always show negative, could i still be pregnant or just late.

Period 10days late home pregnancy negative. Past pregnancies urine pregnancy test will always show negative, could i still be pregnant or just late.

Trust the test: The first step is to repeat a home pregnancy test. They are quick, reliable and easy to do. If the test is negative then you are not pregnant. In that case you can monitor the cycle over the next few days and schedule a visit with an obgyn to discuss. If the pregnancy test is positive then you will need to see an obgyn soon to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Is I it possible to have negative urine pregnancy test but positive blood pregnancy test. Why do the urine test keep coming out negative?

Is I it possible to have negative urine pregnancy test but positive blood pregnancy test. Why do the urine test keep coming out negative?

Sure: That often happens if a woman is testing too soon after conception. After another week, the level of bHCG should be high enough that tests will be positive on any urine test, even a urine test after she had drank a lot of water. ...Read more

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Negative pregnancy test but really light period?

Negative pregnancy test but really light period?

Not a period?: It might be that this bleeding is not, in fact, related to your period, but rather breakthrough bleeding occurring during a cycle where you did not ovulate this is common and women who have anovulatory cycles often present with absent cycles or unusual, confusing breakthrough bleeding. Talk to your doctor about working through this problem. ...Read more

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Pregnancy test very faint positive then negative am i pregnant at 10dpo?

Pregnancy test very faint positive then negative am i pregnant at 10dpo?

When in doubt: You can repeat. Use first morning void. Home pregnancy tests are accurate, inexpensive & easy to use. Take care. ...Read more

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I have pregnancy symptoms but negative test. very confused?

I have pregnancy symptoms but negative test. very confused?

Peri menopausal?: No negativity intended, but your age of 51 means that impending menopause is the more likely reason that your pregnancy test was negative. Most of the menstrual cycles at this age are anovulatory and contain excesses of estrogen creating "bloating" and "symptoms of pregnancy". ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant when HCG test show negative home pregnancy test show negative but no period for 10 weeks & had sex day before ovulation?

Is it possible to be pregnant when HCG test show negative home pregnancy test show negative but no period for 10 weeks & had sex day before ovulation?

Unlikely: If you did the test correctly and it was negative at 10 weeks after a missed period, you are very unlikely to be pregnant. You may wish to see your doctor for a blood test which is more sensitive and specific. ...Read more