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Does timing of day matter when taking pregnancy test. I'm only 2 days late is it too early?

Does timing of day matter when taking pregnancy test. I'm only 2 days late is it too early?

Pregnancy test: Hi. No, time of day of the test does not matter, and yes, 2 days after a missed period may be (but is not necessarily) too early. Good luck! ...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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Had intercourse with "pullout" method on the 9th of august went for a pregnancy test on 25th of august it said negative, is that good timing?

Had intercourse with "pullout" method on the 9th of august went for a pregnancy test on 25th of august it said negative, is that good timing?

Inconclusive: There is no "pullout method".Sperm are present in pre-cum at anytime during intercourse and it only takes one healthy sperm to get you pregnant.The tests rely on the fertilized egg entering and attaching to the womb, after which the embryo begins to make chemicals that show you are pregnant.Early on the tests are often falsely negative until the chemicals are at higher levels. Test again later ...Read more

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I haven't had my period in 2 months or a little longer. I took a pregnancy test about a month ago and it was negative. I had sex with my boyfriend about a week ago but we used protection. I've always had a problem with my period when it comes to timing. I

I haven't had my period in 2 months or a little longer. I took a pregnancy test about a month ago and it was negative. I had sex with my boyfriend about a week ago but we used protection. I've always had a problem with my period when it comes to timing. I

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can u use blood instead of urine in a normal urine home pregancy test?

Can u use blood instead of urine in a normal urine home pregancy test?

No: Home pregnancy tests kits are designed for testing urine only. Use first morning urine and do the test 4-5 days after a missed period. ...Read more

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Could i still be pregnat if i took a urine pregancy test and it was negative?

Could i still be pregnat if i took a urine pregancy test and it was negative?

Trust the test: The first step is to repeat a home pregnancy test. They are quick, reliable and easy to do. If the test is negative then you are not pregnant. In that case you can monitor the cycle over the next few days and schedule a visit with an obgyn to discuss birth control. If the pregnancy test is positive then you will need to see an obgyn soon to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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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