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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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How accurate are clearblue digital pregnancy test with conception calculator?

How accurate are clearblue digital pregnancy test with conception calculator?

Positive test: They are accurate to determine if you are pregnant or not but not very accurate to give you the date of conception. ...Read more

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Tell me the earliest to take a pregnancy test?

Tell me the earliest to take a pregnancy test?

That depends: At least one early pregnancy test product states it can provide results 6 days prior to a missed period. The company states it is > 99% accurate the day of the expected period. If you are using a standard pregnancy test would wait until you miss a period. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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What's the correct way to take a pregnancy test?

Each brand of: Pregnancy test will have specific directions included for that specific product. ...Read more

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When is the earliest to take a pregnancy test at boh?

When is the earliest to take a pregnancy test at boh?

Hpt: At least one early pregnancy test product states it can provide results 6 days prior to a missed period. The company states it is > 99% accurate the day of the expected period. If you are using a standard pregnancy test would wait until you miss a period. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...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 8dpo to early to take a pregnancy test?

It IS kinda early: I wouldn't bother testing earlier than 11 days post-ov, if you want it to be reliable. If you do test 8 days, test again in another few days eitehr way. ...Read more

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When is it too early to take a pregnancy test?

When is it too early to take a pregnancy test?

Before your late: Don't waste money on a pregnancy test before your period is late. But if you are even a day late and you normally have regular cycles, it is reasonable to take one. ...Read more

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Is two weeks too early to take a pregnancy test?

Is two weeks too early to take a pregnancy test?

Usually: For a home pregnancy test that detected HCG in the urine. But if you have a blood test drawn, they are positive much earlier -- although usually only after several days. ...Read more

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I'm 5 DPO is it to early to take a pregnancy test?

Too early: Try to wait a few more days. Even the most sensitive tests are only accurate about 8 days after conception. Most tests are very accurate around the time of a missed period. So I usually recommend waiting until your period was supposed to come before testing. ...Read more

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Could you describe how to take a pregnancy test at home?

Read the instruction: Read the isntructions. Each brand has its own instructions. If in doubt, ask a friend. If not sure, come to clinic. ...Read more

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When after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test?

When after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test?

14: 14 days.
Home pregnancy tests are accurate and can pick it up earlier, at 14 days it will definitely be picked up. ...Read more

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How long after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How long after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

Missed Period: You wait until your next period is missed and then you test the morning after the first day a period is missed. ...Read more

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Is it accurate to take a pregnancy test a day after takin wine?

Wine?: The pregnancy test is not affected by wine, it is affected by how many days after fertilization you take it. They are generally reliable 12 days after fertilization. ...Read more

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How much time after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How much time after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

After late period: You should never due a pregnancy test until you miss your period. We used to say that a blood test may confirm pregnancy prior to period, however, at times this has also been faulty. Were women may due a blood test and it is negative and after missing the period they repeat test and they are positive. So please best after a late period. ...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 after you ovulate do you have to wait to take a pregnancy test?

2 weeks: About 2 weeks later you can detect a pregnancy. Earlier than that and you could have a false test. ...Read more

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When would be a good time to take a pregnancy test after conception?

When would be a good time to take a pregnancy test after conception?

After missed period.: If your period is even one day late, you can expect 90% sensitivity of the urine pregnancy test in diagnosing an early pregnancy. That goes up to 99-100% a week later. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

If you miss a period: If you are 4-5 days past the expected day of your period do home test using first morning urine. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take a pregnancy test if you been drinking?

Is it possible for you to take a pregnancy test if you been drinking?

Possible but not: Recommended. Alcohol acts as a diuretic and dilutes the urine and may end up producing a negative result. If you could be pregnant or are trying to be pregnant, do not drink at all. Alcohol is the commonest avoidable cause of mental retardation in the baby. You should do the home test 4-5 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...Read more

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Is it too soon to take a pregnancy test one week before your expected cycle?

Is it too soon to take a pregnancy test one week before your expected cycle?

Yes: You need time for the hormone to build up in your system to be excreted in the urine; a good safe time would be a week after a missed period. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many days after conception to take a pregnancy test?

About 12 days: A sensitive pregnancy test should be accurate about 12 days after ovulation. A urine pregnancy test may take a couple days longer to be accurate than a blood pregnancy test: if there is any question, your doctor can order a blood level of hcg. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to take a pregnancy test after sex with husband??

How long do I have to wait to take a pregnancy test after sex with husband??

3 weeks: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...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