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Pregnancy Tests Latonia KY

You may not be sure yet, you might be in the middle of the two week wait or you may have just gotten your first faint pink line. Maybe it's your first beta and you're not sure what to make of it, not sure what the next step is. Pregnancy tests can be confusing, especiallu if you've been going through fertility treatments, but don't lose hope.

John R Castle, MD
(859) 514-5547
9722 Cloveridge Dr
Independence, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1953

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Stephen Hensley
(859) 442-1530
140 Plaza Dr
Cold Spring, KY
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Edward C Hall
(859) 301-2423
1 Medical Village Dr
Edgewood, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John Ronald Jackson
(859) 341-2510
20 Medical Village Dr
Edgewood, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Eugene James Burchell Jr, MD
(859) 341-2510
20 Medical Village Dr
Edgewood, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: St Elizabeth Med Ctr-North, Covington, Ky; St Luke Hosp -West, Florence, Ky; St Luke Hosp -East, Fort Thomas, Ky
Group Practice: Ob-Gyn Specialists Of N KY

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Hooshang Silanee
(859) 441-6300
1801 Alexandria Pike
Highland Heights, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Stephen Hensley
(859) 781-6222
140 Plaza Drive
Newport, KY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: St Luke Hosp -East, Fort Thomas, Ky
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Vincent M Lubrano
(859) 331-4665
20 Medical Village Drive
Edgewood, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Shona C Murray, MD
(859) 344-2211
20 Medical Village Dr Ste 258
Edgewood, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Queens Univ, Fac Of Med, Kingston, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1988

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Maureen M Pelletier, MD
(859) 442-0800
351 Centre View Blvd
Crestview Hills, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1984

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Early Pregnancy

Early Pregnancy, especially after ART

You may not be sure yet, you might be in the middle of the two week wait or you may have just gotten your first faint pink line. Maybe it's your first beta and you're not sure what to make of it, not sure what the next step is...

If you're in the middle of the 2 week wait , you might want to read one (or both) of these:

  • Pregnancy Signs - Surviving the Two Week Wait and Typical Pregnancy Symptoms
  • That Rotten Two Week Wait

If you've just gotten your first faint pink line, you might be confused if:

  • You previously got hormonal injections containing hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) and are not sure the hCG from the injection is already out of your system
  • You are feeling symptoms that you are getting your period
  • You're not quite sure if a faint pink line means positive or not

If you were given one or more injections containing hCG (e.g., Profasi, Novarel, or Pregnyl) you can get a false positive on a pregnancy test if you wait less than 14 days. It is possible to test in order to determine when the hCG is out of your system. A positive result obtained after two consecutive negative results, using early morning urine, will usually indicate that new hCG is being produced.

Symptoms of the impending arrival of the famous 'Aunt Flow' (AF, as it is called in infertility circles, or - in everyday terms - your period) don't necessarily mean that that's in fact what's going on. Bloating and light cramping are very common in early pregnancy. If you've just gotten a faint pink line, stop panicking :-) whether you feel cramping, nausea or nothing at all, it's likely that everything is just fine.

Does a faint pink line mean positive? Actually - unless you have hCG in your body from another source - yes. It doesn't say anything about the chances of a live birth, whether you're having multiples, how far along you are, etc., but it does mean that hCG is being produced.

hCG, unfortunately, will also be produced in a chemical pregnancy. A chemical pregnancy is when there is no longer a live embryo - there was one to begin with, but it stopped developing before it would have been visible on ultrasound. Usually such pregnancies are picked up early either by non-doubling beta tests (beta = beta hCG, the 'pregnancy hormone') or by an early ultrasound that does not show a gestational sac. This ultrasound can be performed as early as 2 weeks after your missed period. Frequently, even before the first ultrasound, a woman with a chemical pregnancy will experience bleeding.

Additional Topics of interest
Pregnancy
Early Pregnancy
Getting Pregnant
Gender Selection Techniques
Infertility Resources

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