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At what point and at what level is the hCG first detectable in a urine pregnancy test?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Depends on the test

Different home pregnancy tests have different HCG levels to trigger a positive.
Usually if a woman is pregnant, by the time she misses her period - it will trigger a positive test with first morning void. However, this doesn't always happen and sometimes needs to be repeated.

In brief: Depends on the test

Different home pregnancy tests have different HCG levels to trigger a positive.
Usually if a woman is pregnant, by the time she misses her period - it will trigger a positive test with first morning void. However, this doesn't always happen and sometimes needs to be repeated.
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