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Home Pregnancy test

When should I use a home pregnancy test

Before visiting your gynecologist, it may be a good idea to take a simple home pregnancy test to confirm your pregnancy.  You can take a pregnancy test from the day that your period is due.  Although home pregnancy tests are not 100% reliable, if performed correctly, they are over 95% accurate. These tests diagnose the pregnancy by detecting the presence of the hormone hCG (human Chorionic Gonadotropin) in the urine. 

All you need to do is to add a few drops of urine (preferably when you wake up in the morning) to the solution provided, and wait for about 5 minutes to read the results.  If the solution changes color and becomes lighter, then it means you are pregnant.  Although it may be able to detect your pregnancy as early as the first day of your missed period, the accuracy of the results increases with each passing day.  If you are unsure of the results, repeat the test after a week or so.  It is best to purchase two test kits at the same time, so that if you did not perform the test correctly, you can take it again.
 

What are the popular home pregnancy tests available in the market

Some of the popular pregnancy tests include First Response, One-Step, Advance, E.P.T, Answer, Fact Plus, Clearblue Easy, Confirm, and Conceive.  Most of these tests are very good and are equally effective.  Depending on which brand you purchase, the test kit costs between $10-15.  Many of these test kits come in packs of two, and can certainly be more cost-effective.
 

Are there any home pregnancy tests available in India

There is one pregnancy test available in India called Pregcolor.  It costs roughly Rs. 45, and is available at most chemist shops.  The only drawback of this test is that it requires a 30-minute waiting period before one can read the results.

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.1 year ago
Dear friend..I got periods last month ie aug1..now it is sep 11..but still i didnt get periods..i test in home twice but result was negative,,but i dnt knw wat to do with plz help me out wat to do with???
 
 
 
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riya verma.1 year ago
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megha.2 years ago
the article is very nice and helpful bt i want to if there are any home pregnancy test available in india easily..???
 
 
 
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.3 years ago
hi...i want to know that if a lady conceives...then do she get the periods? i mean by first periods after sex... ? help plzz
 
 
 
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Rajeev.4 years ago
hi i had sex with my girlfreind without any protection on 5th day of her periods now i am worried will she get pergnent? if yes then how can we know in a month,and what is the solution plz tell me.
 
 
 
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little bit scared.4 years ago
hi i had sex with my girl frend recently 5 days before her peroid cycle with out protection also i took precautions so that she cant become pregnant. but she didnt get her period normally.. so she ate all the stuff needed so that she can get constapation. atlast she got an unnormal period not usually as she gets.. still she is in dilemma whether she is pregnant or not.. so can u please suggest any answer so that i can comfort her...
 
 
 
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priyal.4 years ago
i'm 27 yrs old girl very soon i'm getting married i have a some questions:
1. if u sex with ur partner very first time is there any chances to getting pregnant??
2.after completion of monthly period from that day (may be on 3rd or 4th day ) if u had sex with ur partner is there any chances to getting pregnant??
(i read somewhere after completion of period from that day upto seven days..betweeen these days if u had sex with ur partner pregnency chances are less…
may be not coming.. its safe) can u tell me plzzzzzzzz.
3.its my personal problems means some white colourless sticky things (like water) or sometimes
white thick things coming out from my vagina..what all are this?? is this any dangerous problem to affect my future married life?? can u help me and give me some suggestion.
thnks
 
 
 
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carry.4 years ago
hi... i had sex and was having the pains in my stomach it did not fill like minstral pain but i started bleeding the next morning and was not suppose to star for another week or two.. can i be preganant i was told that bleeding was a sign of that..
 
 
 
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Tridisha.4 years ago
i am missing my periods for 20 days in this month.last month i had periods on 9th.my periods are delayed by 8-10 days. am i pregnent?i got a pregnency test 2 days ago.result is negative
 
 
 
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Hello.4 years ago
there is a test called velocit in india. it does not have any waiting time of 30 mins. please update.
 
 
 
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