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Dr. Tanya Russo
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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 exactly does it mean when you missed your period and have had a negative pregnancy test.?

What exactly does it mean when you missed your period and have had a negative pregnancy test.?

Menstrual cycles: It is common for some women to skip a period or have irregular cycles. It is also more likely to happen if you are very athletic, gain or lose weight rapidly, using birth control pills, or have an eating disorder. I would track your cycles to see if your cycles are regular. If they are not and you are trying to get pregnant you may need to see your doctor if you notice that it remains irregular. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you haven't had your period in a month but get 3 negative pregnancy tests?

What does it mean if you haven't had your period in a month but get 3 negative pregnancy tests?

No period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have light bleeding after positive pregnancy test?

What does it mean if I have light bleeding after positive pregnancy test?

Likely normal: Light bleeding in early pregnancy is not uncommon. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000614.htm. ...Read more

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If i don't see my period but got a negative pregancy test result what does it mean?

If i don't see my period but got a negative pregancy test result what does it mean?

Depends: If you did not have sex since your last period, you are not pregnant. If you had sex since your last period, you should repeat the pregnancy test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a positive pregnancy test then a negetive test?

What does it mean to have a positive pregnancy test then a negetive test?

Accuracy of test: Either one of the tests may be in error. If both test results are accurate, it may reflext loss of an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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If i test positive on an early pregnancy test does that mean i could have twins?

If i test positive on an early pregnancy test does that mean i could have twins?

No: Testing positive on an Early Pregnancy Test means you are pregnant. It does not provide information about the number of potential babies. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you took a pregnancy test home that was positive but its negative when you go to the doctor ?

What does it mean if you took a pregnancy test home that was positive but its negative when you go to the doctor ?

False positive?: A positive home pregnancy test but negative pregnancy test at the doctor's office could have been a false positive, you could have read the test wrong, or you could have had a very early miscarriage and just have a period that is a little late and heavier than normal. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What does it mean if i have four days of positive ovulation tests?

What does it mean if i have four days of positive ovulation tests?

No need to repeat: You stop doing ovulation kits after it turns positive because it will stay positive for awhile. If you are having regular periods and your ovulation tests show you are ovulating there is simply no value or utility in doing more tests. Why the urgency to get pregnant at age 19? Consider focusing on your career and education at this once in a life time point in your life. ...Read more

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After I stop bleeding from having a miscarriage will a home pregnancy test test negative? If it test negative does that mean miscarriage is complete?

After I stop bleeding from having a miscarriage will a home pregnancy test test negative? If it test negative does that mean miscarriage is complete?

More or less: In general, if the home pregnancy test is negative, it means that the miscarriage is finished. There are a few rare exceptions but these are usually identified by persistent spotting or bleeding. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What if you don't get a period the month after you miscarried does that mean your pregnant?

What if you don't get a period the month after you miscarried does that mean your pregnant?

1-2 month delay: It can take 1-2 months for your body to revert back to its normal prepregnancy state where you begin to have regular periods again. It's unlikely that you'd be pregnant, especially if you're not having sex. A pregnancy test within a month of a pregnancy loss can still return falsely positive. Give it time, but get contraception for sure if you're trying to wait. I recommend waiting three months. ...Read more

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If u take pregnancy test and its a faint line does it still mean u can be pregnant?

If u take pregnancy test and its a faint line does it still mean u can be pregnant?

Read instructions: t takes two lines for a positive test result. Please read the instructions for the test carefully. If you had unprotected sex since your last period and have missed a period by 4-5 days, do a pregnancy test. If the result is negative, repeat the test 4-5 days later, unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if i get a negative on my home ovulation test what does it mean?

I'm wondering if i get a negative on my home ovulation test what does it mean?

Ovulation problem: A negative opk when correct means you either did not ovulate are did not ovulate when expected. ...Read more

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What does it mean if all together had 1 positive pregnancy test and 3 negative test after miscarriage does that mean i'm pregnant again or no?

What does it mean if all together had 1 positive pregnancy test and 3 negative test after miscarriage does that mean i'm pregnant again or no?

Blood test: You will need to see a doctor for blood testing. After the miscarriage there is lingering bhcg hormone that will be detected on a test until the miscarriage has completely resolved. The most recent test will be the most accurate result reflecting what hormone is present today. ...Read more

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I had a weak positive blood pregnancy test but started my period the following day what does it mean?

I had a weak positive blood pregnancy test but started my period the following day what does it mean?

Follow up testing: This sounds like you need to have further testing to determine if you are pregnant or not. A blood test may be helpful in measuring pregnancy hormones. An evaluation by a provider may be necessary to determine if your bleeding is related to your period or pregnancy bleeding/spotting. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you dont get your period for 8 weeks and pregnancy test came out negative?

What does it mean when you dont get your period for 8 weeks and pregnancy test came out negative?

OB/GYN consult: You need to repeat the pregnancy test. If negative, a delayed menstrual period can be caused by several factors. Medications,Obesity,vigorous exercise low body fat, eating disorders, thyroid abnormalities, diabetes mellitus, PCOS & some tumors are responsible. Go to your OB/GYN and read link please. Good luck. https://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test it was positive but you have to turn the test at a different angle does that mean I am still pregnant?

I took a pregnancy test it was positive but you have to turn the test at a different angle does that mean I am still pregnant?

Preg test : It could mean that the pregnancy is just getting started and your pregnancy hormone level (HCG) is low. As long as you are not having pelvic pain, wait 2-4 days to repeat the test if you have not had a period by then. The test marker should get darker. If you have not bled, or if the bleeding pattern is abnormal I recommend that you go see your provider ASAP. ...Read more

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Period 10 days late. Pregnancy test was negative. What should I do? What does this mean? Is it late?

Repeat test: If you are usually regular and are 10 days late be very suspicious.Repeat EPT on a first voided urine of the day(right after you get up ). ...Read more

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What to do if I have just done a siemens hCG clinitest pregnancy test. what does the result mean?

What to do if I have just done a siemens hCG clinitest pregnancy test. what does the result mean?

Look at Instructions: Home Pregnancy tests come with instructions on how to perform the test and how to interpret the test results. If you are unsure or the test is equivocal, you can either wait and repeat the test in a few days or go to your primary doctor or an urgent care clinic. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have had 8 positive ovulation tests?

What does it mean when you have had 8 positive ovulation tests?

Stop testing: It is normal for ovulation kits to stay normal for several days then become negative. There is no need to check beyond the initial positive result. The hormonal rise that causes the positive result lingers for a few days which will keep an ovulation test positive. Once it is positive then you should begin having intercourse daily. ...Read more

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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