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What is the most accurate home pregnancy test?

What is the most accurate home pregnancy test?

See below.: "first response manual” and “first response gold digital devices" are the most sensitive tests on the market with a 97% + sensitivity on the day after the missed period. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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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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Is blood test the most accurate to detect pregnancy?

Is blood test the most accurate to detect pregnancy?

Yes: In early pregnancy, the blood test is more accurate than the urine test. The accuracy of doing one or two (second one a week later) urine tests is good enough for most people to use. ...Read more

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Which type of pregnancy test is the most accurate from the drug store? And how accurate are pregnancy test?

Which type of pregnancy test is the most accurate from the drug store? And how accurate are pregnancy test?

HPT: All home pregnancy tests sold in the states are extremely accurate, capable of detecting pregnancy as early as 4 weeks after your last menstrual period. None are any more accurate or effective than others. So pick one based upon cost & ease of use. Better yet, talk to your family doc about contraception so you won't need hpt. And make him wear a condom to prevent sexually transmitted infections! ...Read more

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Which home pregnancy test brandis considered the best?

FDA approved: Any of the fda approved brands will provide accurate results. For optimum results, you should do the test 4-5 days after a missed period, use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package carefully. ...Read more

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Is a home pregnancy test the same as a doctors pregnancy test ?

Is a home pregnancy test the same as a doctors pregnancy test ?

Yes...and no: Docs can provide pregnancy tests that are essentially the same - the urine hCG detection. They can also obtain a serum hCG in the mother's blood, which will pick up a pregnancy much faster due to its high sensitivity. That said, unless you are high-risk, your doc may not be able to justify it to your insurance company. ...Read more

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What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test for the most accurate result?

What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test for the most accurate result?

A week: A week after the act or after missing a period whichever come first repeat in another week for confirmation and a blood test ordered by the doctor for more confirmation ...Read more

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How accurate is the blood test for hsv2? Which is the most accurate one?

How accurate is the blood test for hsv2? Which is the most accurate one?

Herpes Testing: The test is very accurate. If there is any doubt the doctor can order a confirmation test known as a western blot test. ...Read more

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Is the bleach and urine pregnancy test accurate?

Is the bleach and urine pregnancy test accurate?

Of course not: This is a youtube video that claims pregnancy can be ruled in or out by the amount of fizzing when urine is added to bleach. I suspect this was placed as a cruel prank. Please use a real home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Which is more accurate: the Answer pregnancy test or FRER pregnancy test?

Which is more accurate: the Answer pregnancy test or FRER pregnancy test?

Hpt: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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How accurate are the home pregnancy tests!?

How accurate are the home pregnancy tests!?

Pretty accurate : It's always a good idea to get it confirmed by your doctor but they are pretty similar to the ones we use in our office. That said I am suspicious of some if the really cheap ones out there. ...Read more

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What is the most accurate hpt?

What is the most accurate hpt?

One of the early: pregnancy tests is more likely to pick up on pregnancy early on than a standard home pregnancy test. Blood test is the gold standard. ...Read more

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If the home pregnancy test is positive and the blood test is negative is there still a chance of pregnancy?

Most probably not: Blood HCG test is more sensitive and usually detects pregnancy earlier than urine HCG test. Moreover blood test is done in labs with better controls that urine test done at home under stressful condition. ...Read more

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Which test is the most accurate for finding parasites?

Which test is the most accurate for finding parasites?

Which parasite?: Complex question. There are numerous techniques for examining body fluids and tissues for parasites, but which are employed depends upon the condition being looked for. If this is a colonic parasite, many can be detected by stool examination micro or macroscopically, or for some there are antibody or pcr antigen detection methodologies. See an infectious disease expert and get evaluated. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Home Pregnancy Test (Definition)

Any one of several kits available to the public. They rely on a colorimetric reaction that, in the presence of at least 25 miu hcg, will indicate positivity ...Read more