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Trying to conceive. Can mixing bleach with urine sample determines pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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User:hello doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:i am trying to conceive. i was going through some sites in which home made pregnancy test were mentioned
User:i want to know whether mixing bleach with urine sample...if it forms foam like then is it positive?
Doctor:Well the home pregnancy tests measure the amount of anhormone
Doctor:called beta HCG
Doctor:this hormone values start rising with pregnancy.
User:I tried this and got a white foam like formation hence was curious....sounds to be silly but cannot wait for missed period
Doctor:Which pregnancy kit did you use?
User:it is not a kit doctor
Doctor:oh ok
User:i read some mixing bleach in urine one can determine
Doctor:No this is not reliable indicator
Doctor:I would suggest that you wait for 7 days after a missed period to do a home pregnancy test.
User:ok doctor.
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