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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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White line on pregnancy test after a few hours. (Looked positive) negative test the next morning. Should I test again? I'm so confused. Having symptoms

Pregnancy test pos?: Usually, home pregnancy tests are meant to be evaluated several minutes after testing. Also, usually lines showing +be results are blue or pink. A white line is usually a careful inspection of where the test would have shown a blue or pink line -- if it was +ve. However, not knowing which test you used, makes it tough to be sure. The best thing to do is see your ob for a reliable, clear test :) Read more

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8dpo a very faint line on pregnancy test first urine & done another 2, 2 hrs later & negative? Pregnant or not?

8dpo a very faint line on pregnancy test first urine & done another 2, 2 hrs later & negative? Pregnant or not?

A Lille bit early: Wait a few days and repeat it. 8 days post ovulation is a little early. Pregnancy hormone doubles about every two days so if you wait a little the repeat test will be more accurate. Read more

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Pregnancy test keep coming up negative?

Pregnancy test keep coming up negative?

Negative test: Not sure what else may be on your mind. Please speak with a medical professional about your concerns. Take care Read more

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I did pregnancy test but it was negative?

I did pregnancy test but it was negative?

Timing?: If you have been sexually active and have missed your period then you can go ahead and take a home pregnancy test (HPT) now. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. Read more

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I took a pregnancy test 1 was positive 1was negative?

I took a pregnancy test 1 was positive 1was negative?

Pregnancy test: Depending on how early in a pregnancy, the test may be negative and turn positive later, when the pregnancy hormone levels for a positive test are reached. Two different tests may have slightly different methods and levels of detection. The blood test will be the most sensitive and accurate. Read more

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Is it to be pregnant while pregnancy test is negative?

Is it to be pregnant while pregnancy test is negative?

Possible: Pregnancy tests depend upon the presence of certain biological chemicals above a certain concentration to be found in blood or urine. You could be pregnant but without having reached the threshold for the tests. Wait a week or two to confirm the data. Read more

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Took a pregnancy test & it shows a blury positive, why?

Took a pregnancy test & it shows a blury positive, why?

Might be positive: If you took a test and the result is positive then in all likelihood you are pregnant. Given the confusion about the test strip itself, the options are to test with a different brand and see if the result is the same, or go in for a blood test. Make sure you read the directions regarding the time frame within which to read the test. It might turn "falsely" positive after sitting a while. Read more

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I'm 20so days late but the pregnancy test says negative?

I'm 20so days late but the pregnancy test says negative?

Amenorrhea: There you are. Thank you for including that. There are dozens of reasons for no period in a your female. Are you not talking to your girlfriends or your mother? Stress, fatigue, too much exercise, not enough calories in the diet, the wrong calories in the diet, medication interactions or hormones, birth control, etc. It you are concerned then a trip to the gynecologist's office is warranted. Read more

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What could cause a false negative for a pregnancy test?

What could cause a false negative for a pregnancy test?

See below: The test is past its expiration date; you took the test the wrong way; you tested too soon; your urine is too diluted because you consumed large amounts of fluid right before the test; you are taking certain medications, such as diuretics or antihistaminics. If you are still concerned you may see your doctor for a blood test. Http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/guide/pregnancy-tests. Read more

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Can pregnancy test show up negative when you're postive?

Can pregnancy test show up negative when you're postive?

Yes it can: It is called a false negative test because the test was either done too early or incorrectly when if fact a pregnancy existed. Read more

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Is it possible to get false negatives on a pregnancy test?

Is it possible to get false negatives on a pregnancy test?

DEFINITELY: False negatives are possible. If it is too early for implantation of maybe even if it is an ectopic pregnancy. The false positives are the ones that are rare! Read more

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What are the odds of a false negative uring pregnancy test?

What are the odds of a false negative uring pregnancy test?

Minimal: The pregnancy tests currently available are quite accurate. The earlier in the pregnancy that the test is done, the more likely to have a pregnancy hormone level too low to detect - but by the time of a missed period the false negatives would be less than 2%. Read more

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How common is it to get a false negative on a pregnancy test?

How common is it to get a false negative on a pregnancy test?

Depends: Almost all comercial preg tests report efficacy close to 99%. Trick is however, that depends on when they are done. There is a higher false negative rate if performed before the time os the missed cycle. Most-if not all- pregnancy tests should be positive by one week after a missed cycle. Always check the boxes. They state their "sensivitiy" level. 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