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What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test after a miscarriage?

What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test after a miscarriage?

1 month: Pregnancy hormone can stay in your body for a month or more depending on the miscarriage and how much and when tissue passed. If its been a month after all tissue has passed, you can probably rely on the pregnancy test. To be sure, serial blood tests with HCG levels can be more accurate. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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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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Miscarried November 2014. Spotted 1 time last night and stopped. Should I take a pregnancy test?

Miscarried November 2014. Spotted 1 time last night and stopped. Should I take a pregnancy test?

You may: Have you had unprotected sex? A negative result may not rule out pregnancy as you probably do not know when your period is due. So do the test and if it is negative repeat it in a couple of weeks. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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After a miscarriage 4(ays later I've been have n unprotected sex he came in me once but pull out a few times when can I take a pregnancy test?

After a miscarriage 4(ays later I've been have n unprotected sex he came in me once but pull out a few times when can I take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: Usually the best and earliest time to check for pregnancy is approximately at the time of a missed menses. It isn't likely that a pregnancy would result so soon after your miscarriage- so give it a few weeks. Depending on the circumstances with the miscarriage, you want to check with your gyn re; starting birth control. , if desired. ...Read more

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How can you find out if you had an early miscarriage if the pregnancy test came back negative?

How can you find out if you had an early miscarriage if the pregnancy test came back negative?

You can't: If all the pregnancy tests done were negative, there is no way to know. If the pregnancy tests were done around the time of expected menstrual period and came back negative, there was likely never a pregnancy to begin with. ...Read more

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Pregnancy test is positive but gets lighter each time i take a test. Could it mean miscarriage?

Pregnancy test is positive but gets lighter each time i take a test. Could it mean miscarriage?

Pregnancy: The test is a yes or no question. It does not tell you how much hormone is in your body. So the color change has nothing to do with the viability of the pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more