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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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 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

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What is the soonest i can take a pregnancy test after an abortion, without receiving a false result?

What is the soonest i can take a pregnancy test after an abortion, without receiving a false result?

Depends..: How far along the pregnancy was when it was lost will determine how soon the placental hormones become undetectable. In general, after 1-2 weeks the upt should become negative again (earlier for miscarriages before 8 weeks). Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck next time! ...Read more

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What is earliest can take a pregnancy test?

What is earliest can take a pregnancy test?

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

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How long before i can take a pregnancy test?

How long before i can take a pregnancy test?

Missed period: A standard home pregnancy test can be taken as soon as you miss a period (usually with the first morning void). ...Read more

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When is the earliest i can take a pregnancy test?

When is the earliest i can take a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy Testing: When a period is missed or delayed. Any testing prior to that can be inaccurate and misleading. ...Read more

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How long would it take before i can take a pregnancy test?

How long would it take before i can take a pregnancy test?

Take a test : 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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How long do you have to wait until you can take a pregnancy test?

How long do you have to wait until you can take a pregnancy test?

4-5 days after : Missed period. It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do home test. Use first morning urine and folow the instructions in the kit carefully. Blood test may be positive sooner. See this site for early signs of pregnancy. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...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