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Dr. Gary Pess
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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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Why would someone start feeling nauseous every night around 5 or 6 p.m and the women takes a pregnancy test and comes back Negitive?

Why would someone start feeling nauseous every night around 5 or 6 p.m and the women takes a pregnancy test and comes back Negitive?

Find symptom's cause: Nausea/vomiting may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. Find & treat cause. ...Read more

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Floating pregnancy test?

Floating pregnancy test?

?: ? Not sure what you are referring to? Are you asking about increased plasma levels in women? ...Read more

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When to take pregnancy test?

When to take pregnancy test?

Hpt: At least one early pregnancy test product states it can provide results 6 days prior to a missed period. The company states it is > 99% accurate the day of the expected period. If you are using a standard pregnancy test would wait until you miss a period. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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Can a pregnancy test be wrong?

Can a pregnancy test be wrong?

Any test can be: Wrong. However, if done correctly and after about a week past a missed period, these tests are generally accurate. ...Read more

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What is the best pregnancy test?

What is the best pregnancy test?

Blood test: The most accurate pregnancy test is a blood pregnancy test. This test measures a hormone called hcg, which is produced once the embryo implants into the uterus. ...Read more

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When a pregnancy test will work?

When a pregnancy test will work?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests will turn positive when you're about 1 week late. If it's negative, repeat it in 1 week. ...Read more

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How do you fake a pregnancy test?

As above: Do u want to fake pregnancy? ! this is not nice.! ...Read more

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When can I take pregnancy test?

When can I take pregnancy test?

Missed period...: A home pregnancy test should be taken when you miss a period. If it is negative and the period doesn't start repeat test in one week. ...Read more

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How reliable is a pregnancy test?

Depends what type: Many urines can measure down to25- 30 miu a few even lower but the concemtartion of the urine can effect the accuarcy, but a blood test measures down to 5 miu and is not affected obviously by urine concentration, and no urine test can measure that low. ...Read more

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Using pH level as pregnancy test?

Using pH level as pregnancy test?

No: The vaginal ph is not significantly affected by pregnancy. It would not be an accurate way to diagnose pregnancy. ...Read more

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When can I take a pregnancy test?

When can I take a pregnancy test?

1-2 weeks: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Best time to take Pregnancy test?

Best time to take Pregnancy test?

Missed period: You can take a pregnancy test anytime after the day you should have had a period. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Best time to take pregnancy test?

Best time to take pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test: For a urine pregnancy test to be more accurate you need to wait 3-5 days after the period was supposed to start. If the test is negative and the period doesn't come, check another pregnancy test 4 days later. ...Read more

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Do some pregnancy test don't work?

Rare: The currently available pregnancy tests are accurate over 98% of the time. It is uncommon for one to be wrong. ...Read more

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How accurate is the pregnancy test?

How accurate is the pregnancy test?

Depends: A blood pregnancy test is very accurate. A urine pregnancy test less. A urine pregnancy test can show a negative result when you are pregnant and very rarely a positive result when you are not. Also blood and urine tests can be both negative despite a pregnancy if the test is done too early. ...Read more

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When can you take a pregnancy test?

When can you take a pregnancy test?

10 days: 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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Can you use a pregnancy test twice?

Can you use a pregnancy test twice?

No: If you mean to use the same kit twice, that will not give you a reliable result. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy test lines fade away?

Can pregnancy test lines fade away?

Yes: The pregnancy test will have instructions for when to read it after use. Too early or too late with the reading may not be accurate because to lines do indeed change with time. Follow the instructions. ...Read more

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Can I use one pregnancy test twice?

No: Don't use the same pregnancy test more than one. They can be purchased inexpensively. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy test is 100% guarantee?

Is pregnancy test is 100% guarantee?

No: No test is 100% but the home pregnancy tests are 99 plus5 accurate if done correctly ...Read more

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What do pregnancy test results mean?

What do pregnancy test results mean?

You're pregnant?: Pregnancy tests come in two varieties. One says yes or no as to being pregnant (urine or blood tested). The other is a blood test which tells how much pregnancy hormone (hcg) is in your blood and can be useful for your doctor in assessing how your pregnancy is progressing. ...Read more

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When should I take a pregnancy test?

When should I take a pregnancy test?

You can take an: Early pregnancy test as early as 6 days prior to your anticipated period. Most women take a home pregnancy test when / if they miss their period, take care. ...Read more

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Can the 1st pregnancy test be wrong?

Can the 1st pregnancy test be wrong?

If you take it too: Early. If your HCG level is too low - it may not trip the test even though pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant you can take a regular home pregnancy test at the time you miss your period. If negative and still no period, repeat in a week. ...Read more

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When should I take a pregnancy test?

About two weeks: After a missed period. Hpts start turning positive about 10 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package, closely. You may see your doctor for a blood test 3-4 days after missed period for a more sensitive test. ...Read more

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