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Pregnancy Tests Cambridge MA

Local resource for pregnancy tests in Cambridge. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to early pregnancy tests, first-response pregnancy kits, home pregnancy tests, pregnancy blood tests, and ovulation kits, as well as advice and content on finding sexual health centers.

James Thomas Roan III, MD
(617) 661-8809
1493 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1991

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Katherine Elena Economy, MD
1493 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1995

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Chana S Wasserman
(617) 253-0556
77 Mass Ave
Cambridge, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Teresa R Corcoran
(617) 575-5570
237 Hampshire St
Cambridge, MA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Dr.Chana Wasserman
(617) 253-0556
77 Massachusetts Avenue #268
Cambridge, MA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Mit Medical
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Mohamad Ali Farhat
(617) 665-2800
1493 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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James Joseph Nolan, MD
237 Hampshire St
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1947

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Chana Sara Wasserman, MD
77 Massachusetts Ave # E23-315
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1993

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Julie Vogel
(617) 665-1018
1493 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Cheryl Lynn Hamlin, MD
(617) 665-2800
26 Central St # 1FL
Somerville, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1988

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Pregnancy Tests

Pregnancy Tests

If you believe you might be pregnant, the first thing to do is to take a pregnancy test. Every type of pregnancy test you take, whether it's in your doctor's office or over the counter, detects your level of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in your urine or blood. As soon as the embryo attaches to your uterus, hCG can be detected. This hormone is only present in pregnant women, so any sign of hCG is a sure sign that you're pregnant.

You can take a home pregnancy test, although you'll need to confirm positive results with your doctor. Home pregnancy tests are extremely accurate, and most of the time when a women gets a positive result from a test she is pregnant. A home pregnancy test can detect hCG as early as three days after you miss a period. For a home pregnancy test, you will urinate on a pregnancy indicator. Each brand of home pregnancy test is different, and the amount of time you'll have to wait to see the results varies.

Some brands are much better at detecting hCG than others, and always check the expiration date as this can affect results. Also, most tests will warn you that if you leave the test for too long, it could show a positive result even if you really aren't pregnant. So, make sure you read the directions and follow them carefully.

With a home pregnancy test, it's rare to have a false positive, which means the test shows you're pregnant when you're really not. If the test is wrong most often it's a false negative, which means that the test shows you aren't pregnant when you really are. This is usually due to the fact that hCG may not yet be apparent, so your pregnancy goes undetected. It's a good idea to buy two tests, and retake the test a few days later if you suspect you're pregnant.

If you've done a home pregnancy test that's come back positive, or believe that you could be pregnant, you should schedule an appointment with your physician as soon as possible. Blood tests performed by your docto...

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