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Suggest home tests that can be done to confirm pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Nov-2014
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User:I did pregnancy test one day after missed period. It showed negative. Are there any other tests that i can do at home to confirm the pregnancy?
Doctor:Hi, I am Dr. XXXXXXX
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User:I did pregnancy test one day after missed period. It showed negative. Are there any other tests that i can do at home to confirm the pregnancy?
Doctor:Pregnancy tests are accurate when the test are done atleast 3-5 days after a missed period.
Doctor:Please repeat pregnancy test (using the same home pregnancy kit) 3-5 days later.
Doctor:If the second tests repeated after 5 days is also negative, then it is unlikely that you are pregnant.
Doctor:If you do not wish to wait, then getting blood hCG level is the option.
Doctor:However this test is performed only at a laboratory.
Doctor:Did you follow what I said?
User:Yes
User:Are there any prerequisites for blood test..i.e should be done before having breakfast..etc. ?
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:Are there any prerequisites for blood test..i.e should be done before having breakfast..etc. ?
Doctor:Nothing...
Doctor:You can perform the tests any time of the day.
User:will this be accurate?
Doctor:Yes.
User:Thanks. No further questions.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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