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What is the soonest you can take a pregnancy test after having sex? I don't want to wait for a missed period to take a test; when is it reliable?

What is the soonest you can take a pregnancy test after having sex? I don't want to wait for a missed period to take a test; when is it reliable?

Pregnancy test: You should wait at least until your period is due or a few days late for more accurate results. If you test to early you may get a false negative test. Take care! ...Read more

Placenta (Definition)

The placenta is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall to allow nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange via ...Read more


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Can you tell me if a girl is 3 months pregnant would it show on a pregnancy test?

Can you tell me if a girl is 3 months pregnant would it show on a pregnancy test?

Yes: The pregnancy test is fairly accurate and should be able to detect a positive pregnancy well before this time. ...Read more

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When is it right to take a pregnancy test if i don't want a baby?

It is right..: ....To take a pregnancy test any time you want to find out whether or not you're pregnant, whether you want a baby or not. ...Read more

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When is best to take a pregnancy test if i want a child?

When is best to take a pregnancy test if i want a child?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests become positive when you're about 1 week late. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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I am about three weeks pregnant, my doctor sent me to do a blood test to see if a miscarriage could happen.Would he know by the second test if i would?

I am about three weeks pregnant, my doctor sent me to do a blood test to see if a miscarriage could happen.Would he know by the second test if i would?

HCG level: Probably your doctor is getting an HCG level which is marker of pregnancy. If the level is not rising appropriately you may have a miscarriage or you may be at risk of an ectopic pregnancy. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of a week pregnancy without going to a doctor for abortion?

What can I use to get rid of a week pregnancy without going to a doctor for abortion?

Educate: This is an issue which warrants more than a rapid on-line exchange with a physician who doesn’t know you. Recommend discussing this with your personal physician, your gynecologist or at a family planning clinic. This way you will be aware of your options and make whatever decision is optimal for you. ...Read more

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If i go to the doctor for a UTI will they do a pregnancy test before the prescribe me medicine?

If i go to the doctor for a UTI will they do a pregnancy test before the prescribe me medicine?

UTI: Usually not. If it is clear-cut that you have a UTI they will treat it. They will however ask about last sexual activity and your periods and based on that they may do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Do you have to wait a month from your LMP or conception to take a pregnancy test?

Do you have to wait a month from your LMP or conception to take a pregnancy test?

Best to wait: Till you have missed your period as there is less chance of a false negative. You can test earlier and if positive you probably are pregnant, but if negative wait and test again after you miss you period. ...Read more

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Might a doctor recommend a termination if woman had a heart murmur? And what about if she's carried a healthy baby to term before?

Might a doctor recommend a termination if woman had a heart murmur? And what about if she's carried a healthy baby to term before?

CONCERN: Might you be the woman? It would surely depend a lot on the cause of that psrticular murmur. Maybe a cardiologist could be more specific about the meaning of the murmur and whether it really was a cause of concern. Dont ponder this alone - we frighten ourselves needlessly and we're often wrong when we try to guess. ...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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Does folliculitis start to peel after about a week? And would a pediatrician be able to diagnose it without a test besides vision?

Does folliculitis start to peel after about a week? And would a pediatrician be able to diagnose it without a test besides vision?

Folloculitis: Often times skin rashes or topical skin infections, if not properly treated can itch, peel or even burn or become painful. Usually simple enough to treat unless have progressed to a certain extent or more serious infection. It would be best to be seen and treated properly to avoid more serious complicstions. ...Read more

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What to do if I am planning on getting a pregnancy test soon but if i get the Plan B pill will it still terminate a pregnancy if there is one?

What to do if I am planning on getting a pregnancy test soon but if i get the Plan B pill will it still terminate a pregnancy if there is one?

Plan B will: Not terminate a pregnancy. If you think you may already be pregnant- take a pregnancy test. Plan b is not designed to be used by females who are already pregnant. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if a woman continues taking her birth control pill well into a pregnancy?

No evidence of harm: They won't work! :-) while this isn't what is recommended of course, there is not evidence of an increased risk of birth defects or miscarriage. ...Read more

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How long after you get a positive pregnancy test should you go to the doctor?

How long after you get a positive pregnancy test should you go to the doctor?

Soon: This depends on you.If you have lived a very healthy life some delay may be O.K. If my wife had a positive ucg (preg test) i'd have her in with the ob-gyn at the soonest opportunity. ...Read more

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How would i know for sure that im pregnant without taking a test or missing a period?

Labor. : Given time, you will continue to not have a period, you may experience nausea and/or breast tenderness. Eventually, you will go into labor. Sounds obvious. But a upt is the easiest. ...Read more

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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