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Pregnancy Tests Washington DC

Local resource for pregnancy tests in Washington. 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.

Lewis R Townsend, MD
(301) 897-9817
10215 Fernwood Rd
Bethesda,, MD
Business
Contemporary Womens Health Care Associates
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John F J Clark, MD
2570 Sherman Ave NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1946

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Scott George Williams, MD
(202) 782-1774
631 D St NW Apt 1129
Washington, DC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1991

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Ralph Thomas De Palma, MD
(510) 653-3335
810 Vermont Ave NW # 111B
Washington, DC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1972

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Stephen B Channey, MD
(301) 206-9912
1612 7th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1987

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Shen-Sho Tseng MD
(301) 212-9447
9075 Shady Grove Ct
Gaithersburg, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Bruno Abilio Chumpitazi, MD
(202) 829-0746
1012 6th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Mayor De San Marcos, Prog Acad De Med Humana, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1972

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William Reynolds Archer III, MD
(202) 245-0142
200 Independence SW 736E
Washington, DC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1980

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Dr.Rita Rigor-Matory
(202) 865-4164
2041 Georgia Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Howard University
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Harold Douglas Johnson, MD
Washington, DC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1973

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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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