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Okay im confused my nurse says pregnancy tests don't work for 30% of woman but the box says nintynine precent accurate.. How acurate are they really?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: They are accurate

I am not sure what your nurse is referring to.
Modern pregnancy tests are very reliable.

In brief: They are accurate

I am not sure what your nurse is referring to.
Modern pregnancy tests are very reliable.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Malinda Linn
In fact, many of fhe pregnancy tests used in a doctor's office are the same as those you can buy over the counter.
Dr. Allen Seely
Some tests POSITIVE < 1 week pregnant
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: More accurate if +

A positive pregnancy test is almost always accurate that you are pregnant.
A negative test doesn't rule out pregnancy since it can be affected by how much fluids you have been drinking.

In brief: More accurate if +

A positive pregnancy test is almost always accurate that you are pregnant.
A negative test doesn't rule out pregnancy since it can be affected by how much fluids you have been drinking.
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Dr. Sheila Goodman
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