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How do pregnancys go about showing up on blood test? Do they always check if you are when taking blood? As a teenager how likely is it to misscary?

How do pregnancys go about showing up on blood test?
Do they always check if you are when taking blood?  As a teenager how likely is it to misscary?

Teen Pregnancy: Blood tests measure a hormone called beta HCG. It is only measured when specifically ordered (not in every blood test). Being a teenager does not increase your risk of having a miscarriage. I hope this helps! ...Read more

Dr. George Yang
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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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At what stages of pregnancy will a blood test be positive?once it's late enough to be positive, will it be positive through out the whole pregnancy

At what stages of pregnancy will a blood test be positive?once it's late enough to be positive, will it be positive through out the whole pregnancy

10-12 days: Once the egg is fertilized, it takes about a week for implantation in the uterus. That's when the production of the pregnancy hormone hCG begins, and in 3-4 days after implantation a sensitive blood test will be positive. The pregnancy test will remain + throughout the pregnancy. ...Read more

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If a woman pregnancy exam went positive in the first try, is she pregnant? And is it necessary to take a blood test exam in order to confirm it ?

If a woman pregnancy exam went positive in the first try, is she pregnant? And is it necessary to take a blood test exam in order to confirm it ?

Blood test not : Needed. A positive urine pregnancy test is generally reliable. If you have any other signs/symptoms of pregnancy, there is no need for blood test. However, you should seek antenatal care for the sake of your and your baby's health. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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Are there two types of pregnancy blood test? And what's the difference?

Are there two types of pregnancy blood test? And what's the difference?

Yes: Both tests check to see whether the pregnancy hormone, known as HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) is present. The qualitative HCG simply gives a result as to whether any HCG is present or not. The quantitative HCG test actually measures the level of the HCG in the blood. This can be helpful in diagnosis of abnormal pregnancies such as ectopic, molar, or miscarriage. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a negative blood test in early pregnancy?

What are the chances of a negative blood test in early pregnancy?

Very low: It depends on how "early" you are referring to, but generally, the blood test for pregnancy is very accurate with a very low false negative rate. ...Read more

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I got a negative pregnancy blood test and now 10 days late is it possible I could still be pregnant I also have all symptoms ?

I got a negative pregnancy blood test and now 10 days late is it possible I could still be pregnant I also have all symptoms ?

Not pregnant: Iif the blood test is negative, you are not pregnant. You had a delayed or failed ovulation. Your GYN may need to give you medication to restart you period. ...Read more

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Is it possible to still be pregnant if blood test also says negative but you have a lot of pregnancy symptoms or might there be something else wrong?

Is it possible to still be pregnant if blood test also says negative but you have a lot of pregnancy symptoms or might there be something else wrong?

Needs evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful answer from the information provided. It is imperative to see your doctor for a physical examination and may be lab tests to ascertain the reason for the symptoms. ...Read more

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If my girlfriend take the pregnancy blood test to soon is it possible she can still get a negative result?

If my girlfriend take the pregnancy blood test to soon is it possible she can still get a negative result?

Takes 6-12 days: Yes, it takes 6-12 days for the test to become positive. She should wait at least one week after intercourse before doing a pregnancy test. If it is still negative after 2 weeks, you can rest assured she is not pregnant from any sexual encounter from at least 2 weeks prior. ...Read more

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What blood test should I get for pregnancy?

What blood test should I get for pregnancy?

A beta-HCG test.: A serum or urine beta-human Chorionic Gonadotropin test is/are best for determination of pregnancy. There are home pregnancy tests which mostly test urine, and serum/blood tests, which are done in the clinical lab. It would like;y be best to wait a week, and then go see your doctor to get a serum test in the lab as an outpatient. ...Read more