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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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How soon after conception would a pregnancy test measure 25 ml/iu (threshold for most urine pregnant tests)?

How soon after conception would a pregnancy test measure 25 ml/iu (threshold for most urine pregnant tests)?

Take a test : 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. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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At what point does a urine pregnancy test measure hCG of 25mlu?

At what point does a urine pregnancy test measure hCG of 25mlu?

Very early.: In normal pregnancy, HCG can be detected in blood in 7 days after fertilization of egg. It doubles every alternate day and reaches 100 mlu/ml at the first missed menstrual period. ...Read more

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How accurate is a home pregnancy test that measures 25 miu day of conception(with faint results, or at least 3 days after conception) is it possible?

How accurate is a home pregnancy test that measures 25 miu day of conception(with faint results, or at least 3 days after conception) is it possible?

Either way: The newer home pregnancy tests are positive within 72 hours when you be starting your next expected period. If it's negative, wait 1 week. ...Read more

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Measured 5 on blood pregnancy test could i be pregnant?

Measured 5 on blood pregnancy test could i be pregnant?

Possibly: Although not probable, its possible. Try a home pregnancy test. If negative, repeat in a week. If you're still having menstrual irregularities, see your doctor. ...Read more

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had my cycle sept 13th 2014 and its a 31 day cycle. i took a pregnancy test on the 11th of oct and it was postive. i got a ultrasound today (vaginal)and the fetus only measured 5 weeks and 2 days, now how it that possible im suppose to be 6 weeks and 4 d

 had my cycle sept 13th 2014 and its a 31 day cycle.
i took a pregnancy test on the 11th of oct and it was postive.
i got a ultrasound today (vaginal)and the fetus only measured 5 weeks and 2 days,
now how it that possible im suppose to be 6 weeks and 4 d

Dates in pregnancy: When the age of a fetus or a delivery date is calculated from the dates of a women's menstrual cycle we say "plus or minus 2 weeks". Menstrual cycles vary in length and regularity and it is impossible to know the exact moment the pregnancy started. During an ultrasound multiple different measurements of the fetus are taken and while this may be more accurate it is also not exact. ...Read more

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Is 2 weeks enough time to show up on a pregnancy test?

Is 2 weeks enough time to show up on a pregnancy test?

Yes: Detection of beta HCG in the urine following conception should be found at this time. ...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