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Is it possible that a pregnancy test detect the pregnancy hormone after 5 weeks?

Is it possible that a pregnancy test detect the pregnancy hormone after 5 weeks?

Yes: If your periods are regular (every 28-30 days), you likely ovulated about 2 weeks after your last period. In that case a pregnancy test would clearly be accurate 5 weeks after your last period. Good luck! ...Read more

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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I took another pregnancy test last night it came out negative i still have symptoms of prrgnancy could my hormones be too low to detect pregnancy?

I took another pregnancy test last night it came out negative i still have symptoms of prrgnancy could my hormones be too low to detect pregnancy?

See your gyn for : A blood preg test blood will be + about 4 days before the missed period if you are that far and blood is - then your symptoms can be due to other causes which your gyn can work up , very rarely u could have an ectopic with a neg preg test but that is extremely uncommon, so see your gyn for a quant bhcg. ...Read more

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How soon after sex to do pregnancy test? No monthly per. Hormone profile normal

How soon after sex to do pregnancy test? No monthly per. Hormone profile normal

2 weeks: It usually takes 2 weeks after conception for a pregnancy test to become positive. However, if you're not having periods, pregnancy is unlikely. Regular periods usually indicate regular ovulation, and no periods usually means no ovulation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hormones are slighlty high with a positive pregnancy test?

Hormones: I think it depends on which hormones you are referring to as being high. Is your beta hcg higher than expected? If this is the case then maybe you are further along than first thought. The expectation is for the hcg to rise, in fact double every 2 days. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if positive pregnancy test 5 weeks after d&c . is it just left over hormones?

What do you suggest if positive pregnancy test 5 weeks after d&c . is it just left over hormones?

Not likely: If you have been having unprotected sex since the D&C you could be pregnant. You may wish to repeat the test to be sure and it would be prudent to contact your doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health. ...Read more

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When is it a good time to take a pregnancy test ? My hormones are low i believe from having in the IUD in can that be it

When is it a good time to take a pregnancy test ? My hormones are low i believe from having in the IUD in can that be it

Anytime: An iud should not change your hormone levels. If you have not had a period in over 1 month, you should do a pregnancy test to make sure you are not pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...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