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Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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Why do people choose to terminate pregnancies after getting test results?

Why do people choose to terminate pregnancies after getting test results?

Personal decision: It is a personal decision. The tests indicated whether or not the baby has a problem like down's syndrome. ...Read more

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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

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If your five days late, have many pregnancy symptoms but have a negative test can I still be pregnant?

If your five days late, have many pregnancy symptoms but have a negative test can I still be pregnant?

Possibly: Pregnancy tests are quite accurate, but they are not perfect. Premenstrual symptoms can easily be mistaken for pregnancy symptoms. You are probably not pregnant. If you don't get your period in another 5 days, do another test to be sure. ...Read more

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I was 3 weeks along when I terminated my pregnancy. Now a week later, pregnacy test shows positive. Is that normal?

I was 3 weeks along  when I terminated my pregnancy. Now a week later, pregnacy test shows positive. Is that normal?

Still pos preg test: your hormone level of pregnancy ( beta-HcG) does not go to zero immediately after surgery. It gradually steps down making a test persistently positive. It is never a bad idea to check a final level at your final check up. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have pregnancy symptoms when the test is negative?

Is it possible to have pregnancy symptoms when the test is negative?

Absolutely: Pregnancy symptoms are non-specific. This means something else could be going on other than pregnancy. Fatigue, breast tenderness, "morning sickness" could all be due a variety of other causes, most of which will resolve with time. Pregnancy tests are also not perfect. If symptoms persist see your OB for a pregnancy blood test. ...Read more

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Is their any test during pregnancy to show if their is down synddrom or not?

Is their any test during pregnancy to show if their is down synddrom or not?

Yes there is : However, i don't know how accurate it is .I know a case her lab test came back negative , but her child had down syndrome. ...Read more

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