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What does a positive pregnancy test look like from the doctors?

What does a positive pregnancy test look like from the doctors?

Blood test: Pregnancy test can be done on urine or blood. Blood test is more sensitive and you need to see a doctor for that. Urine test is the same whether done by the doctor or done at home. Blood test gives a number which is the level of beta hcg. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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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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What does a positive clear plan pregnancy test look like?

Clear plan pregnancy: " easy to use: hold the absorbent tip in urine stream for 3-7 seconds. Easy to read: results in 3 minutes - two lines mean you are pregnant, one line means you are not pregnant. " i thought this produce had been discontinued by the manufacturer. ...Read more

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What does a positive pregnancy test with a 300 count hCG mean? What does the hCG level indicate?

What does a positive pregnancy test with a 300 count hCG mean? What does the hCG level indicate?

Congratulations: You are pregnant. The level depends on the duration of pregnancy. See this site for more information on HCG levels. http://americanpregnancy.org/while-pregnant/hcg-levels/ ...Read more

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Why do some very pregnant women never get a positive pregnancy test until like 20 weeks?

Why do some very pregnant women never get a positive pregnancy test until like 20 weeks?

Likely improper : Testing. A blood test for pregnancy is considered positive when the HCG level reaches 5 units. Any normal pregnancy reaches that level soon after implantation. Home pregnancy tests on urine take 7-10 longer to turn positive, but are positive in a normal pregnancy. About the only reason for the test to be negative is if the person does the test incorrectly. ...Read more

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I had a positive pregnancy test this morning i'm someone who doesn't like to eat a lot of meet I still eat meat but I per not too. Is there anything I can eat that will give the same nutrition?

I had a positive pregnancy test this morning i'm someone who doesn't like to eat a lot of meet I still eat meat but I per not too. Is there anything I can eat that will give the same nutrition?

Balanced diet: Meat is not essential for a good diet. A diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains and dairy will provide adequate nutrition. To increase protein in your diet you should add tofu, beans, nuts and egg whites. I trust that you are taking pre-natal vitamins, if you were not taking these, do so asap. Keep your appointments with your OB for pre-natal checks. ...Read more

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How can I get a positive pregnancy test?

How can I get a positive pregnancy test?

See below: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Pregnancy and some tumors produce positive results. ...Read more

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Can some medications cause a positive pregnancy test?

Can some medications cause a positive pregnancy test?

Yes: Certain medications such as phenothiazine can interfere with test results. Women receiving hCG therapy to treat a luteal phase defect or other fertility problem should consult their doctor as to accuracy of home pregnancy tests and when testing should be performed. Occasionally urine can be contaminated with blood or gross amounts of protein leading to inaccurate results. ...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