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How accurate is urine home pregnancy test? If yed wt is the best way to do it

How accurate is urine home pregnancy test? If yed wt is the best way to do it

Very accurate: The test is very accurate if performed correctly at the right time. See the product literature for these details. If you test after you have missed your period the test is very reliable. If there is some concern the test was performed incorrectly - repeat the test in a few days. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Last date of period 27th march, how long before i can test a urine dip pregnancy test? If pregnant how many weeks would i be?

Last date of period 27th march, how long before i can test a urine dip pregnancy test? If pregnant how many weeks would i be?

Need more time/ info: Urine dipstick can be positive within a week of missing period. We need to know normal period pattern ( expected date of period). If pregnant, the gestation is counted from first day of last cycle(27th march here). ...Read more

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I've have a light long period (10 days) took a urine & blood pregnancy test both negative but I'm still having pregnancy symptoms?

I've have a light long period (10 days) took a urine & blood pregnancy test both negative but I'm still having pregnancy symptoms?

Get GYN exam: It is possible that you actually were pregnant and your prolonged bleeding was a spontaneous abortion. This would explain the negative HCG test (nothing is producing the hormone anymore) while you still have residual pregnancy symptoms. Either way, prolonged bleeding should be investigated by your doctor ...Read more

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16 day of embryo transfer and negative result i did the urine home pregnancy test and was in the evening not the morning. Could i still be pregnant?

16 day of embryo transfer and negative result i did the urine home pregnancy test and was in the evening not the morning. Could i still be pregnant?

MAybe: Most likely the urine pregnancy test is accurate by this time. If you do not start your period then recheck in a few days. Most likely you have a follow up appointment scheduled with your fertility doctor for a BHCG blood test ...Read more

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High WBC in urine. Negative pregnancy test. Late period by 2 weeks. Diarrhea and cramps in lower left abdomen?

High WBC in urine. Negative pregnancy test. Late period by 2 weeks. Diarrhea and cramps in lower left abdomen?

Not sure of your ?: Here's some general info. High WBC in urine may indicate a urinary tract infection or simply contamination from vaginal secretions. A urine culture can sort this out. The diarrhea and cramps in lower abdomen could be unrelated to your late period. However, there is a small chance, if you had intercourse since your LMP, of an ectopic pregnancy. If the pain is severe & persistent, see a doctor! ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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


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