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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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 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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When is the soonest i can take a pregnancy test, after i (think) had implatation bleeding?

When is the soonest i can take a pregnancy test, after i (think) had implatation bleeding?

Forget implantation: Bleeding, it's unreliable and usually doesn't happen. If you know when you ovulated you can test 11-12 days after that, if you don't know ovulation you can test 1-2 days before your next expected period. ...Read more

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When is the absolute soonest i can take a pregnancy test if i intimidated on 01-19-2013 and my next period is 02-05-2013?

When is the absolute soonest i can take a pregnancy test if i intimidated on 01-19-2013 and my next period is 02-05-2013?

Pregnancy test: Most urine pregnancy test kits have become sensitive in detecting low levels of pregnancy hormones. Some can detect a pregnancy 3-4 days before the missed period. This would be the earliest you should check. Accuracy of the test increases after you miss your period. ...Read more

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When is the soonest that I can take a pregnancy test? I had sex on October 22, 2015. When should I take a test?

When is the soonest that I can take a pregnancy test? I had sex on October 22, 2015. When should I take a test?

After missed period: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...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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When is the latest you can take a pregnancy test? Will it become less reliant the longer you wait?

Any time: There is no latest for doing a pregnancy test but there are too late for some of the responses to the results and there is a point at which pregnancy becomes so obvious that it is unnecessary. Hope this helps. ...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

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