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Pregnancy Tests Portland ME

Local resource for pregnancy tests in Portland. 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.

Anne Marie Van Hengel
(207) 874-2445
619 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jacquelyn Blackstone
(207) 771-5549
887 Congress St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Beth Hartog
(207) 771-5549
887 Congress St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology

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Robin B Noble, MD
619 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1995

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Margaret J Schoeller, MD
(207) 761-2587
1355 Congress St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1987

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Dr.Toby Fitzgerald
(207) 885-8400
22 Bramhall Street #1203
Portland, ME
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Mercy Hospital Portland Maine
Accepting New Patients: Yes

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Caroline M Hodsdon
(207) 874-2445
619 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Carol G Altman
(207) 874-2445
619 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Daniel Irving Spratt, MD
(207) 771-5549
887 Congress St Ste 200
Portland, ME
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Maine Med Ctr, Portland, Me
Group Practice: Maine Medical Ctr

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Micheal G Pinette
(207) 771-5549
887 Congress St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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