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How accurate are home pregnency tests and what does single line on it means and best way to take home preg. Test ???

How accurate are home pregnency tests and what does single line on it means and best way to take home preg. Test ???

Read instructions!: Girls can follow directions! I hope. All the pregnancy tests have specific instructions for how to use them, when to use them, and how to read the results. Different brands have different rules. Read the instructions. If negative and no period repeat in 1 week and/or see MD. Use protection! Unprotected sex causes more (and worse) things than pregnancy (like sexually transmitted diseases) ...Read more

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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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Took ecp after sex, periods came one week late than usual. Took 3 urine pregnency tests 10 to 15 days aftr sex came out negative. Can i still b prgnt?

Took ecp after sex, periods came one week late than usual. Took 3 urine pregnency tests 10 to 15 days aftr sex came out negative. Can i still b prgnt?

Unlikely: The morning after pill is a high dose hormone designed to disrupt the lining of the uterus to make it less hospitable for implantation by the embryo. Since it alters things hormonal, your period will be a bit different as a result. Very common. ...Read more

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Missed my last period andhad two pregnency tests which are negative and now got brown spots from last 3 days.My period is getting late frm last 3month

Missed my last period andhad two pregnency tests which are negative and now got brown spots from last 3 days.My period is getting late frm last 3month

UCG is needed: I suppose you are talking about urine pregnancy tests. To resolve your concern, have a ucg done by your md. It is a blood test to determine how high they are. Blood test more reliable than urine unl;ess your hormone level is really high to show in the urine. Drbelga. ...Read more

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How can a pregnency test work?

How can a pregnency test work?

HCG: Hcg (hormone human chorionic gonadotropin) which is produced during pregnancy can trigger a positive on a pregnancy test when the level is sufficient. Different tests have different thresholds. ...Read more

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Can i test pregnency at my home?

Can i test pregnency at my home?

Urine pregnancy test: Typically, pregnancy tests performed on a woman's urine are available without a doctor's prescription in drug stores. ...Read more

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What are the tests required to confirm pregnency?

What are the tests required to confirm pregnency?

Urine pregnancy test: A store bought pregnancy test is fine to confirm a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Took a pregnency test a week after sex came out positive, is it valid?

Took a pregnency test a week after sex came out positive, is it valid?

Pregnancy test: The at home pregnancy tests are usually very reliable but can give you "false positives", i.e. They say they're positive, but in reality it's not for a true pregnancy. You can repeat the at home pregnancy test or get a blood HCG test from your doctor. An ultrasound will also confirm pregnancy that's occurring within the uterus and not somewhere else (fallopian tubes). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is bpp test in pregnancy.

What is bpp test in pregnancy.

Fetal testing: A bpp (biophysical profile) is a type of antenatal testing designed to determine the status of the fetus. It is offered to women who have high risk conditions such as diabetes, pprom, hypertension, etc. And is performed in the third trimester of pregnancy. It involves using an ultrasound to check certain fetal movements/activity and to measure the amount of fluid around the baby. ...Read more

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What tests are done during pregnancy?

What tests are done during pregnancy?

Blood and urine: 1. CBC (complete blood count). 2. Blood type and screen. 3. Variety of STD screens, including HIV. 4. Urine culture. 5. Pap smear (age 21 and over). The above list is not exhaustive. ...Read more

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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

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When exactly am i suppose to test pregnancy?

When exactly am i suppose to test pregnancy?

After missed period: A pregnancy test from home will likely be positive around the time of the expected period. Tests can sometimes be + as early as 7-10 d after unprotected sex, but more commonly turn positive the week after you expected to get your period. Blood pregnancy tests are somewhat more sensitive than home tests. ...Read more

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Can i test my pregnancy during my first month?

Can i test my pregnancy during my first month?

Clarify : If you mean can you do a pregnancy test to find out if you are pregnant then yes. If you mean can you see a doctor to make sure the pregnancy is proceeding normally then yes. If you are asking something different then please reword your question and ask again. ...Read more

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When does a pregnancy show positive on a test?

Not very far: Usually within a week after fertilization enough pregnancy hormone is produced to cause + results on a home test. Blood tests can show even sooner. ...Read more

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What do I do after i test positive for pregnancy?

See an...: ....Obstetrician. They specialize in taking care of pregnant women and delivering babies. You should begin seeing an obstetrician as soon as you know you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Symptoms of pregnancy in first month after a test?

Symptoms of pregnancy in first month after a test?

Varies individually: Varies from one individual to another, and from one pregnancy to another. Some symptoms of early pregnancy include nausea, vomiting, breat tenderness. ...Read more