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Possible pregnancy, when should I test?

Possible pregnancy, when should I test?

Day post late period: If your periods are regular, you can pregnancy home test within a day after your period is late. If your cycle is irregular or uncertain, test yourself 21 days from time of probable last unprotected sex.
A first morning specimen when you arise in the morning is best but not required. If the test is negative, wait three days and retest or go in to your provider and get checked. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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Can you help me with figuring out a possible pregnancy?

Can you help me with figuring out a possible pregnancy?

OTC test first.: Your best first bet, assuming you've missed a period, would be to do a home urine pregnancy test, with the first morning urine. If positive, then we have an answer. If negative, continue to perform on three successive mornings, just to be sure. ...Read more

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I have some questions about possible pregnancy can you help?

I have some questions about possible pregnancy can you help?

You must ask the? S: Ask the? 's and attempts will be made to answer them. ...Read more

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Possible pregnancy, but negative test. Have a couple questions.

Possible pregnancy, but negative test. Have a couple questions.

Probably not: Pregnancy tests are very reliable. If you have had a negative pregnancy test and are not sure about the results, take another test in a week. If you think you are pregnant or are planning pregnancy you should take Folic Acid everyday. Taking Folic acid prior to pregnancy and during every early pregnancy helps prevent some birth defects. Other questions should be submitted separately. ...Read more

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What are possible pregnancy complications?

What are possible pregnancy complications?

Multiple.: Miscarriage, stillbirth, fetal anomalies, multifetal pregnancies, preterm birth, preeclampsia/eclampsia, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, cholestasis, pemphigoid, pyelonephritis, malpresentation and cesarean section, atony, hemorrhage, previa, accreta, maternal/neonatal death are some of the possible pregnancy complications. ...Read more

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Possible pregnancy, I took plan b. What else should I do?

Possible pregnancy, I took plan b. What else should I do?

Take home pregnancy: Test. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. ...Read more

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At 3 days late some pink blood, that could be possible pregnancy?

At 3 days late some pink blood, that could be possible pregnancy?

Bleeding: Is not a sign of a pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test and it will show if you are pregnant. My guess is that you are not pregnant and you had your period. ...Read more

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I have every possible pregnancy symptom but am testing negative is it possible to still be pregnant?

I have every possible pregnancy symptom but am testing negative is it possible to still be pregnant?

Maybe: It is possible but unlikely as current tests are pretty accurate. If you've been using the same test kit, it is possible that you have a faulty kit. To be most accurate, you can have your HCG level checked...If it is negative, it is unlikely that you are pregnant. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing pregnancy symptoms. 7 days late. Following day consisted of bleeding (not heavy, not light) lasting 1 day. Possible pregnancy?

I've been experiencing pregnancy symptoms. 7 days late. Following day consisted of bleeding (not heavy, not light) lasting 1 day. Possible pregnancy?

Always possible: If you are 7 days late, pregnancy is always a possibility. Fortunately pregnancy tests are available just about anywhere and are easy and inexpensive! Better find out, and see your doc either way. ...Read more

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Are nightmares a possible pregnancy symptom?

Are nightmares a possible pregnancy symptom?

Anxiety: Nightmares are severe anxiety showing up in dreams. They can be a symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder, which is an anxiety disorder related to having been severely traumatized. If you are wondering whether you're pregnant, a blood or urine test will tell you. But pregnant or not, being worried and suffering from anxiety can bring on nightmares. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Thick endometrium means ovulation or possible pregnancy?

Thick endometrium means ovulation or possible pregnancy?

Lining of uterus: When the lining of your uterus is thick it means that either you are in the last phase of your menstrual cycle or also it can be due to pregnancy. However, medical conditions of the uterus can also resemble a thick endometrium, like endometrial hyperplasia (pre -malignancy) endometrial polyps, or uterine fibroids. ...Read more

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Is feeling "off" a few days after sex a possible pregnancy symptom?

Is feeling "off" a few days after sex a possible pregnancy symptom?

No: Implantation of a pregnancy doesn't happen until around day 6 after sex, so not much is happening, biochemically or physiologically in the days immediately after having sex. About 5 days before you should get your period, can do a home pregnancy test. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Possible pregnancy? Penetration for less than 2 minutes, no ejaculation, Plan B within 2 hours

Possible pregnancy? Penetration for less than 2 minutes, no ejaculation, Plan B within 2 hours

Can I be pregnant?: It surely does not sound like you are pregnant given what you describe. ...Read more

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Could possible pregnancy be detected through blood work levels even if the test wasn't to find a pregnancy?

Could possible pregnancy be detected through blood work levels even if the test wasn't to find a pregnancy?

No: But however if the test may show hormonal mileu that could suggest pregnancy. Specific pregnancy test is required for confirmation ...Read more

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My bf came in me 6 days ago when chance of pregnancy on my calendar was high. Is there anything I can do now to prevent a possible pregnancy?

My bf came in me 6 days ago when chance of pregnancy on my calendar was high. Is there anything I can do now to prevent a possible pregnancy?

It's a bit late.: There are several options for "emergency postcoital contraception " (Plan B pills, Ulipristal pills, a copper intrauterine device. ..). but they all seem to lose their effectiveness if used after 5 days; it is usually recommended that they be used ASAP after unprotected intercourse and up to 5 days later only. ...Read more

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The Period was ment to start yesterday but hasn't. Been getting possible pregnancy symptoms for the past week. How long should I wait to take a test?

The Period was ment to start yesterday but hasn't. Been getting possible pregnancy symptoms for the past week. How long should I wait to take a test?

Take a test: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more