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Doctor insights on: What Are Some Ways To Confirm Your Pregnant Before It Shows On A Test

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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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Before taking a pregnancy test and confirming it with my doctor...What are the main symptoms that indicate pregnancy? What should you look out for?

Before taking a pregnancy test and confirming it with my doctor...What are the main symptoms that indicate pregnancy? What should you look out for?

See the doctor 1st.: Early pregnancy may cause a variety symptoms: nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, abdominal pain, vaginal discharge, missed period and/or spotting. Because there is no way to be sure other than to take a pregnancy test, & because some of these symptoms may also indicate another, more serious condition such as ectopic pregnancy, you should visit your doctor. ...Read more

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My husband and i are trying to conceive. What is the earliest to test for pregnancy? And what test is best to buy that will give early results?

My husband and i are trying to conceive. What is the earliest to test for pregnancy? And what test is best to buy that will give early results?

No preference: All of the home tests are comparable and potentially can turn positive even before you have missed a period. Hormone levels rise and become detectable about 8 days after conception, although only a blood test will detect them at the earliest stage. 10 to 12 days after conception is about the best you can do with home tests. ...Read more

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I had a urine test done & everything was normal. What are some of the things that a urine test can determine? Can it determine if you have any cancers

I had a urine test done & everything was normal. What are some of the things that a urine test can determine? Can it determine if you have any cancers

Limited use: Urinalysis picks up a very limited number of things, many of which are of considerable importance, but it's no screen for general health. A kidney or bladder cancer or stone can produce blood in the urine; an infection can introduce white cells. Some crystals may warn of stones. ...Read more

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When is the best time to start an ovulation test kit and for how long should I test? What if none of the test are positive?

When is the best time to start an ovulation test kit and for how long should I test? What if none of the test are positive?

Depends: It really depends on the frequency of your periods. If they are about every 28 days, you can start testing on day 10 of your cycle. The kits usually come with detailed instructions. ...Read more

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What is the latest you can discover your pregnant with a home test can it be later than 4weeks?

What is the latest you can discover your pregnant with a home test can it be later than 4weeks?

Generally: A few days before when your period is about to occur. I would wait to test until after u miss a period. Being hypervigilant about it can cause extra stress. ...Read more

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When trying to determine if you are pregnant which is a better method a box test or blood test? Can a box be neg and you really are pregnant?

When trying to determine if you are pregnant which is a better method a box test or blood test? Can a box be neg and you really are pregnant?

Pregnancy Tests: One kit, the first response early result pregnancy test, emerged as the most reliable and sensitive test. "it detected HCG at concentrations as low as 6.5 miu/ml (thousandths of an international unit per milliliter) - that's almost sensitive enough to detect any pregnancy soon after implantation, " consumer reports wrote. "most other kits were far less sensitive ". ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of early pregnancy before your missed period? How can you tell you are pregnant? And when is the right time to take a test?

What are the symptoms of early pregnancy before your missed period? How can you tell you are pregnant? And when is the right time to take a test?

At the time of mense: A home urine pregnancy test is an accurate predictor of pregnancy and can be taken at the time of expected menses. There are no definitive symptoms to assure pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a blood test tell you that you are pregnant when u because a friend of mind is pregnant but the ultrasound is not picking up a heartbeat 9weeks?

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Can a blood test tell you that you are pregnant when u because a friend of mind is pregnant but the ultrasound is not picking up a heartbeat 9weeks?

Blood test can tell: you that you are pregnant. Measuring the hormone in the blood (hcg) may tell how far along. But by 9 weeks there should be a heart beat. A detailed ultrasound is needed to take a "look" at what is going on. ...Read more

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What to do if I have to take a home drug test tomorrow and i smoked the day before, is there any way of cheating the test so it shows that i'm negative?

What to do if I have to take a home drug test tomorrow and i smoked the day before, is there any way of cheating the test so it shows that i'm negative?

Cannabis?: No - you can't cheat it. Single use of marijuana should be out of your urine in 1 to 7 days. Regular use of marijuana – should be out of urine in 7 to 100 days. Single use marijuana can be detected 12 to 24 hours in blood. Regular use marijuana can be detected for 2 to 7 days in blood. Marijuana regular use detected in hair for months. Single use might not be picked up in hair. ...Read more

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How you know if you are pregnant (except the pregnancy test and the period check) there's different methods ?

How you know if you are pregnant (except the pregnancy test and the period check) there's different methods ?

Yes, ultrasound: Blood and urine tests for HCG are the commonest and easiest way to diagnose pregnancy. Physical examination and ultrasound examination are other common ways. See this site for more info. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/262591-overview#a1. ...Read more

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How you know if you are pregnant (except the pregnancy test and the period check) there's different methods ?

How you know if you are pregnant (except the pregnancy test and the period check) there's different methods ?

That's it: Plus other physical signs that some people get like breasts getting bigger and sore, some get tired more easily, some get nausea and don't like certain foods or smells. ...Read more

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What are ways to tell your pregnant if your on the Depo-Provera shot, but haven't taken a test?

What are ways to tell your pregnant if your on the Depo-Provera shot, but haven't taken a test?

Pregnancy test : Symptoms of pregnancy vary from person to person. Common symptoms include nausea, breast tenderness, missed period and fatigue. Some women have no symptoms. The only way to be sure it to take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a false positive on a herpes test ? and do you know how long its suppose to take for the blood test results to come back?

False pos can occur: The standard blood tests for herpes simplex virus (HSV) are not perfect; false positive results can occur. The strength of the result -- i.e. the optical density ratio (also called ELISA ratio) -- is important in distinguishing true positive from false psotive results. Results usually are available in 2-5 days, but it varies a lot from one lab to another. ...Read more

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Will a digital ovulation test show positive if you are pregnant? If so, how is this even possible? How would it pick it up? I've heard this many times

Will a digital ovulation test show positive if you are pregnant? If so, how is this even possible? How would it pick it up? I've heard this many times

Possibly: An ovulation test detects lh in the urine. Lh and HCG (pregnancy hormone) are very similar chemically, so a test for one will often detect the other. The ovulation predictor may not be as sensitive as a regular pregnancy test. ...Read more

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When you have a urine test then they do a fish test is that to determine the type of cancer?

When you have a urine test then they do a fish test is that to determine the type of cancer?

Yes.: Fluorescence in situ hybridization is a technique which helps identify specific abnormalities in the dna of the studied cells. This can be used to identify the specific genetic makeup of the cancer therefore allowing precise targeting. ...Read more