What do doctors do to determine whether you are pregnant?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

Usually they will test your urine to see if you are pregnant. If it is more than a week before your period, they may do a blood test instead. Sometimes they may do a blood test anyway to get a general picture of your health at the start of pregnancy. You may also be weighed, and your blood pressure taken.
There is also the option of doing a home pregnancy test. Kits are available in most areas from a chemist or some supermarkets. They are very easy to use - you just dip the tester into a small amount of urine or place the test stick in the flow of urine. In this way, you can be in the privacy of your own home when the all-important discovery is made and be the first to know.

They will also do an ultrasound. To confirm the presence of a baby.
A doctor will do either a urine test or blood serum test for a hormone called HCG which is normally only present in the human body during pregnancy.

its include 4 things
  • history

amenorrhea,nausea,vomiting,gernerlized malaise and breast tenderness
  • physical examination

enlarged uterus on bimanual examination,breast changes,softening and enlargement of cervix(hegar sign),bluish dicolaration of cervix(chadwick sign)
  • laboratory examination

beta HCG,progesterone,early pregnancy factor
  • utrasonography

transvaginal ultrasonography is more superior to transabdominal ultrasonography
11 people found this useful

Is there any way for a doctor to determine whether the alcoholism is a by-product of depression or if the depression stems from the alcoholism?

Answer The question is immaterial. Depression is the result of imbalances in neurotransmitters. Alcohol causes imbalances in neurotransmitters. Therefore, the alcohol has t

How do doctors determine how many months you have been pregnant?

Answer . \nI admit that i am not an Obstetrician but my basic medical training has equipped me fairly well enough to answer this one. Doctors employ a variety of methods

How do you determine whether a substance is soluble?

The simplest and most obvious would be to dissolve the test substance in the other. If the first is completely miscible in the second and seen not to form separate layers or b

How do we determine whether a substance is pure?

1. Check the melting point or boiling point of the substance. E.g. it is known that the boiling point of water is 100 degree celcius. It a sample of water boils are 101 degree
In Uncategorized

How can you determine whether a bacterium is lipolytic?

When lipids are added to an agar-solidified culture medium and are cultured with lipolytic bacteria, the surrounding medium becomes acidic due to the release of fatty acids. B
In Gay Lesbian and Bisexual

How can you determine whether your friend is gay?

If he is your friend, ask him. If he hasn't bothered you with it,it shouldn't matter to you if he is. You can't catch it, he wasborn that way. If he is your friend, tell him i