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What Can Affect A Pregnancy Test
User error: The directions must be carefully followed in order for the test to be accurate, reliable and valid. ...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
Testing too soon: Main thing is timing-it takes time (up to 2 wks) for your urinary levels of HCG to get elevated enough to be detected. Over-the-counter tests aren't always as sensitive as tests at your doctor's office, but even those usually take at least a few days after you're late to turn positive. Recheck 1-2 weeks later if you're late for your period & suspect you might be pregnant. ...Read more
Pregnancy test ok: Adipex will not affect the result of a pregnancy test. If you think that you are pregnant, or trying to become pregnant, you should stop all non essential meds and discuss your situation with your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Because if you are on actual period then you are not pregnant. ...Read more
No: But if you are thinking about pregnancy, you shouldn't be on depo-provera. Pregnancy is possible when you stop using the birth control injections, but it may be delayed. This method of birth control is not recommended for someone who wants to get pregnant quickly after discontinuing use. ...Read more
Can pcos affect a pregnancy test? I've been feeling nauseous for the past couple weeks and I took 3 tests (1 at first urine) and all negative.
No: Today's pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by pcos, foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more
How much water would affect a pregnancy test? Already had my period drank half a bottle of water, urinated then took it half hour later. How accurrate
Pretty accurate: Even drinking 1/2 bottle of water shouldn't dilute your pregnancy test results. It used to be that we recommended taking the test first thing in the morning when urine most concentrated, however, the technology of tests has gotten better and pregnancies are detected at earlier dates. If you're worried, take another test first thing tomorrow morning, but results likely same. ...Read more
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