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When should I get a pregnancy test if i had intercource 2 days before my ovulation?

When should I get a pregnancy test if i had intercource 2 days before my ovulation?

Two weeks after ovul: The earliest way to tell if you are pregnant is with an early detection pregnant test done on your first voided urine in the morning. This can be positive even a few days before a missed period. Your doctor's exam should be able to tell if it has been more than 4 weeks since ovulation. ...Read more

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Dr. Lydia Collins
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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What does it mean when you get five positive pregnancy test, and then get two negative ones?

What does it mean when you get five positive pregnancy test, and then get two negative ones?

Time to sched visit: In this case you will need to schedule a visit for a confirmation test with a doctor to determine which is the correct result. ...Read more

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I had a d and c 8 days ago. Spotting has just finished. When will i get negative pregnancy test? Also when should I expect menses? Thanks.

I had a d and c 8 days ago. Spotting has just finished. When will i get negative pregnancy test? Also when should I expect menses? Thanks.

It varies: It's possible that your pregnancy hormone is negative now. Or it could be few additional weeks to go to zero. Every woman is different that way. When to expect menses, you'll first have to ovulate (which you may or may not know when that happens) and then have a cycle. For some women it's as soon as 2-3 weeks, for others, 6-8 weeks. You can get pregnant right away without having cycle. ...Read more

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When i get a positive home pregnancy test what should I do next?

When i get a positive home pregnancy test what should I do next?

See your doctor: Set up an appointment with your doctor to begin prenatal care. The earlier you start, the better for both you and the baby. ...Read more

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If i had sex january 16 and possibly ovulated on the 17th or 18th when would i get a positive pregnancy test ?

If i had sex january 16 and possibly ovulated on the 17th or 18th when would i get a positive pregnancy test ?

Conception: If one becomes pregnant from sexual activity this should be found in a pregnancy test fourteen days after the sexual encounter and after a period is missed. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex the day of my ovulation , what are my chances of becoming pregnant? When should I get a home pregnancy test?

I had unprotected sex the day of my ovulation , what are my chances of becoming pregnant? When should I get a home pregnancy test?

Reasonable: There is a 15 to 20% chance of becoming pregnant by having intercourse on the appropriate day before ovulation. This is the case if there are no other factors that are abnormal that would cause infertility and either one of the couple. ...Read more

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Missed miscarriage at 8wks 0d, only discovered at 12wk scan. When should I get a negative pregnancy test? I stopped feeling preg at around 9 weeks.

Missed miscarriage at 8wks 0d, only discovered at 12wk scan. When should I get a negative pregnancy test? I stopped feeling preg at around 9 weeks.

Varies: After you have a D and C for miscarriage or pass the baby naturally one would expect the first menstrual cycle 3-8 weeks after. The menstrual cycle indicates that all of the bhcg hormone is gone and the ovaries have begun working again ...Read more

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I had my birth control out last April 29 and we've been trying to conceive since then. But I'm not sure when I'm going to get a pregnancy test. And I'?

I had my birth control out last April 29 and we've been trying to conceive since then. But I'm not sure when I'm going to get a pregnancy test. And I'?

Infertility: if you have been trying to get pregnant the last year, then that would give you a formal diagnosis of infertility, for which you should see a infertility specialist. If you are not having regular periods, that may explain things as well and you should see a gynecologist first. ...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