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Should I Get A Blood Test To Confirm Pregnancy
Its 7 dpo too soon to get a home pregnancy test or a blood test?Or can I get an ultrasound that confirms if I am pregnant Cause I am not feeling good.
Too soon to test: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more
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
Just recently had blood test to confirm pregnancy. On 1/15/13 my hCG level was 64, today 1/17/13 my level was 239... Is this normal?
Wide normal range: There is a wide normal range for HCG levels and yous appears normal. See this site for more info. http://www.americanpregnancy.org/duringpregnancy/hcglevels.html. ...Read more
This month i took Clomid (clomiphene) 100 ..Day 15 2 grown follicles..Day 24 progestetone levels 30 ng/ml..When can I take blood test to confirm pregnancy ?
Missed period: 1-2 weeks after you miss your period. ...Read more
Obstetrics: You can get this at any family clinic, OB clinic or even at planned parenthood. ...Read more
See below: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Please seek care from a doctor to protect your and your baby's health. ...Read more
Negative pregnancy test after 38 days. 19 days since 6 days of light bleeding. Should I get a blood test or trust it? I've been constantly nauseas.
Something's going on: Could try another test (follow instructions exactly) If negative, see your doctor, likely a blood pregnancy test will be done since you ad an abnormal period and are nauseated. If negative other cause of nausea can be looked for and treated. If you have abdominal pain, fever, vomiting, dizziness or weakness, go to the ER though. ...Read more
7days late periods...age 24 good health...negative home pregnancy test today...when can I take another hpt to b sure or should I get a blood test..
May repeat in a week: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a negative result may be due to testing too early, such as less than 2 weeks after conception. ...Read more
Part 2: I toook a pregnancy test 5 days ago & it said "Not Pregnant" I believe it's wrong. My period is 3 days late. Should I get a blood test?
3 consecutive missed periods, several negative pregnancy tests. Take Loestrin 1.5/30 reliably. Pregnancy tests inaccurate? Should I get a blood test?
Not Uncommon: There are some women who may eventually stop menstruating on OCPs, especially if they have been on them for a period of time. Or, if they have some conditions like polycystic ovarian syndrome. If 3 pregnancy tests are negative, you are not likely to be pregnant. As long as you take your BCP as directed, there should be nothing to worry about. ...Read more
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