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What is the best home pregnancy test to use?

What is the best home pregnancy test to use?

They are similar: I would just bu the one y can afford. They are all very similar. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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 is the best pregnancy test to take at home?

What is the best pregnancy test to take at home?

All good: There's no one best brand -- they all use the same test. The key is to follow the directions carefully. Have a friend help, just to be sure. ...Read more

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Is the morning the best time to use a pregnancy test?

Is the morning the best time to use a pregnancy test?

Follow the kit: The test kit should come with directions for whether that particular kit wants you to use your early morning urine or a subsequent urine. Follow those directions, and good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best method to avoid pregnancy?

What is the best method to avoid pregnancy?

The obvious answer..: Hi hamster89203, the obvious answer is not having sexual intercourse. Another absolute way to prevent pregnancy is removal of the uterus. Beyond these choices all birth control methods are effective, but not 100%, if directions are followed. The choice for you is best decided in conversation with your doctor. Doc ripley. ...Read more

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What is the best method for not pregnancy?

What is the best method for not pregnancy?

Talk to ur Doc: Types of contraception are best discussed with one's personal physician who will know you, your health history and can help one make the most appropriate decision. ...Read more

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Constipation during pregnancy what is the best thing to use?

Constipation during pregnancy what is the best thing to use?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Fiber, fluid, exercise and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) . Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is not absorbed in your system and thus should not hurt your baby. ...Read more

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What is the best home pregnancy test?

What is the best home pregnancy test?

Missed period: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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What is the best pregnancy test?

What is the best pregnancy test?

Blood test: The most accurate pregnancy test is a blood pregnancy test. This test measures a hormone called hcg, which is produced once the embryo implants into the uterus. ...Read more

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What time of the day is it best to use ovulation test kit.

What time of the day is it best to use ovulation test kit.

Doesn't matter: The hormone it measures doesn't vary within the day (unlike basal body temperature which should be measured first thing in the morning) so it shouldn't matter ...Read more

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What is the best way to test for Osteoporosis?

What is the best way to test for Osteoporosis?

DEXA scan: A DEXA scan is an x-ray type test that measures bone density in the lumbar spine, hip, and wrist. Your bone density is then compared to a young normal population of females (or males) to determine your "T-score" (standard deviation). A score of -1 to 0 is normal, -2.4 to -1.0 is osteopenia, -2.5 or lower is osteoporosis. ...Read more

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What is the best way to test your thyroid?

What is the best way to test your thyroid?

Dr ordered labs: Lab work to start (based on a history and physical examination). Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best condoms to use for my situation?

What is the best condoms to use for my situation?

Please clarify: Please clarify what your situation is so that we may better understand and answer. ...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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What is the best way to stop pregnancy?

What is the best way to stop pregnancy?

Several to try: Abstinence is 100%; bcp + barrier approaches 100% & reduces std's; bcp alone done right is 99+% but no std help;barrier methods done right approach 98% with some std help. Planning to pull out before ejaculation is a sure way to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What is the earliest to take a pregnancy test usually?

See below: Home pregnancy tests can turn positive as soon as 72 hours prior to the onset of your next expected period. If its negative, repeat it in 1 week. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take the home pregnancy test??

When is the best time to take the home pregnancy test??

After you have: missed your period. A first morning void is optimal. Take care. ...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 best use of my insurance to test for lymphoma?

What is the best use of my insurance to test for lymphoma?

Doctor visit: The best use of insurance is a visit to a doctor, where you can discuss and evaluate your health concerns. ...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