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Many or None: Some people have "typical" pregnancy symptoms like nausea, vomiting, tender breasts, increased urination, etc. Others have no symptoms. If you think you may be pregnant, take an over the counter test or see your doctor for verification. And keep avoiding smoking and alcohol. ...Read more
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
Nope.: The pregnancy test cannot tell where the pregnancy is implanted. It shows positive in both ectopic/tubal and normal pregnancies alike. The way to diagnose tubal pregnancy is by serial blood beta HCG levels and transvaginal sonography in expert hands. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more
Define puberty ?: Puberty is a collection of changes that is first noted in females with nipple growth. It is not considered complete by most observers until growth stops after first menses.If your question is can they conceive before first menses, the answer is yes.It is unusual, but if sexually active when the body is ready for first menses, and ovulation occurs, it can happen.I saw a case as a med student. ...Read more
How to get pregnant?: This question is so fundamentally basic i would first and foremost advise you to get a book or pamphlet on fertility and the female sexuality. If you do not understand the menstrual cycle and when you are fertile at 21 years of age you have some catching up to do. Ovulation is when your body is getting ready to get pregnant. It represents that your fertility is close or present. ...Read more
Pregnancy: It usually takes a month or so after a miscarriage to regain your normal cycle. So it would be unlikely that you are pregnant immediately. Nevertheless it is possible that you ovulated sooner. ...Read more
Is it possible to have your regular periods, no pregnancy symptoms, negative home pregnancy tests and still be pregnant?
Not likely: If you are concerned that you might be pregnant, and you don't want to be pregnant, please go to a doctor or clinic and get on birth control. Also, in my opinion, you should insist on having your partner wear a condom every time for backup protection and to help prevent sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more
Wait until due: Home pregnancy tests are not useful until perhaps a day or two before the period is due. Most implantation does not cause bleeding and most bleeding in the last half of the cycle is not from implantation. No matter how badly you want to know, there is no reason to check a pregnancy test before it is time. ...Read more
See below: The only way would be to have a false positive test. One in which the patient is pregnant bu the test is negative. This happens when the directions are not followed correctly. ...Read more
Can decidual bleeding during early pregnancy give you a false negative pregnancy test after having tested positive?
Yes: If you mean a urine pregnancy test then yes. A serum (blood) pregnancy test is positive at a level of 5 for most labs. Urine pregnancy tests turn positive between 15-25 depending on the manufacturer. So you could have a positive serum and negative urine briefly with a chemical pregnancy ...Read more
Preg bleeding: Any bleeding during pregnancy needs to be evaluated promptly by your doctor. About 50% of women experience some degree of bleeding in early pregnancy making it very common but not normal. Most are fine but sometimes bleeding can indicate a tubal pregnancy or miscarriage. Get checked. ...Read more
Yes, very early: A pregnancy test may not be positive until about 14 days after conception. You can be pregnant during this time and not know it. Also in situations where the pregnancy isn't doing well such as an ectopic pregnancy or pending miscarriage, a home pregnancy test can be negative even though you are pregnant. With a few exceptions, such as I've listed, a home pregnancy test is about 97% correct. ...Read more
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