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What is the most accurate home pregnancy test?

What is the most accurate home pregnancy test?

See below.: "first response manual” and “first response gold digital devices" are the most sensitive tests on the market with a 97% + sensitivity on the day after the missed period. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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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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Are at home pregnancy tests ever wrong? What is the accuracy rate?

Are at home pregnancy tests ever wrong? What is the accuracy rate?

Quite accurate: If you take a test when you miss your period and it is negative, you may need to repeat in a week or less if the urine HCG level just wasn't high enough to trigger a +. ...Read more

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Is a home pregnancy test the same as a doctors pregnancy test ?

Is a home pregnancy test the same as a doctors pregnancy test ?

Yes...and no: Docs can provide pregnancy tests that are essentially the same - the urine hCG detection. They can also obtain a serum hCG in the mother's blood, which will pick up a pregnancy much faster due to its high sensitivity. That said, unless you are high-risk, your doc may not be able to justify it to your insurance company. ...Read more

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Is blood test the most accurate to detect pregnancy?

Is blood test the most accurate to detect pregnancy?

Yes: In early pregnancy, the blood test is more accurate than the urine test. The accuracy of doing one or two (second one a week later) urine tests is good enough for most people to use. ...Read more

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How accurate are the home pregnancy tests!?

Pretty accurate : It's always a good idea to get it confirmed by your doctor but they are pretty similar to the ones we use in our office. That said I am suspicious of some if the really cheap ones out there. ...Read more

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What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test for the most accurate result?

What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test for the most accurate result?

A week: A week after the act or after missing a period whichever come first repeat in another week for confirmation and a blood test ordered by the doctor for more confirmation ...Read more

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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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When is it most accurate to take an at home pregnancy test after Plan-B?

2-3 weeks: It would be most accurate after your next period would have been due or 2-3 weeks after you take it. ...Read more

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Going to test at the clinic, i have 8 positives and 1 negative home pregnancy tests. How accurate is the test at the clinic?

Going to test at the clinic, i have 8 positives and 1 negative home pregnancy tests. How accurate is the test at the clinic?

Accurate: if you have a missed period for 2 weeks by urine and if tested by blood sooner. 8 positive tests at home very likely means you are pregnant. All the best. ...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 earliest to take a pregnancy test usually?

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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Is the bleach and urine pregnancy test accurate?

Is the bleach and urine pregnancy test accurate?

Of course not: This is a youtube video that claims pregnancy can be ruled in or out by the amount of fizzing when urine is added to bleach. I suspect this was placed as a cruel prank. Please use a real home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What are the best brands for an at home chlamydia test? Is the swab test or urine test more reliable?

What are the best brands for an at home chlamydia test? Is the swab test or urine test more reliable?

Any NAAT, urine: Probably you mean specimen collection at home, sending it to a lab. (No self test for chlamydia is approved or available in the US.) Any lab-based NAAT (nucleic acid amplification test), such as Aptima®, will be highly accurate and reliable. Urine is best, partly because most men will have difficulting passing a swab 1-2 inches into the urerthra, required for highly accurate testing. ...Read more

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At what point and what level is hCG first detectable in most home urine pregnancy tests?

At what point and what level is hCG first detectable in most home urine pregnancy tests?

Very accurate: A home urine pregnancy test can be positive a few days before your period is due. It becomes very accurate by 1 week after your period is due. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Home Pregnancy Test (Definition)

Any one of several kits available to the public. They rely on a colorimetric reaction that, in the presence of at least 25 miu hcg, will indicate positivity ...Read more