How do pregnancy tests work?
Quick pregnancy test kits like Velocit detect the pregnancy hormone hCG in urine. hCG or Human Chorionic Gonadotropin is a hormone that appears in the urine approximately 20 days after the last menstrual period only when a woman is pregnant.
Could I be pregnant if I have missed my period?
Periods can be delayed due to various reasons like pregnancy, hormones, stress, environment and eating habits. However, take a pregnancy test one week after your skipped period for confirmation.
How do I know I am pregnant?
Use a quick pregnancy test kit like Velocit Eazy to confirm pregnancy. There are also some common signs of pregnancy like missed periods, headache, backache, nausea etc.
- I have missed my period, now what?
If it has been over a week since you have missed your period after the last unprotected/protected intercourse, you could be pregnant. Use Velocit Eazy quick pregnancy detection kit to confirm for pregnancy.
- When to take pregnancy detection test?
Although you can use pregnancy tests like Velocit even on the missed day of the menses, for best results it is advisable to take it a week later.
- How soon after a missed period can I take a home pregnancy test and get an accurate result?
You can use Velocit to detect pregnancy as early as the missed day of menses. In some women though, the levels of hCG are not detectable so early in the pregnancy. If the test is negative, repeat the test after 72 hours. Taking the test one week after your missed period will give an accurate answer.
- How sensitive is Velocit Eazy pregnancy test?
Velocit Eazy pregnancy test is clinically tested to detect upto 25mlU/ml of hCG.
- How accurate are pregnancy tests?
Velocit Eazy mid stream pregnancy test is 99% accurate*. Velocit card test is the number 1 Dr recommended# pregnancy test .
- Which is the best pregnancy test kit?
Velocit is one of the best quick pregnancy tests available in India. Velocit is the No. 1 doctor recommended pregnancy test kit as per ORG IMS Rx audit Sep' 2010 MAT. Velocit Eazy is 99% accurate*, eazy and advanced* quick pregnancy detection test, which gives you the results in just three minutes.
- How to tell if Velocit pregnancy test is valid or invalid?
Click on http://velocit.com/velocit-eazy-reading-results.html to understandvalid/invalid and positive/negative test results.
- When do pregnancy symptoms start?
Click on http://velocit.com/am-i-pregnant.html for the earliest symptoms of pregnancy.
- What are the first signs of pregnancy?
Click on http://velocit.com/am-i-pregnant.html to know the early signs and symptoms of pregnancy.
- My home pregnancy test says that I am not pregnant. Might I still be pregnant?
Yes. Sometimes result can be negative, because you have miscalculated the period. Wait for one week and repeat the test with a new Velocit pregnancy test kit. Drinking large amounts of water can dilute the hormone levels in urine leading to inaccuracy of results. Also read the User Information leaflet provided with your Velocit pack to ensure that you have performed the test correctly.
- What does slight variation in colour of both T and C strips on the quick pregnancy detection test mean?
Slight difference in colour of both T and C strips does not make a difference to the accuracy of the result. Colour difference may occur due to low levels of hormones in the body when you are pregnant. However, if either of the lines that has appeared is too faint or faded, it is better to repeat the test.
- Can anything affect home pregnancy test results?
Yes, birth control pills and antibiotics as well as medicines that have the pregnancy hormone hCG can interfere with the results. Alcohol and illegal drugs do not affect the results.
- When is it safe to have sex without getting pregnant?
Always use protection or contraception during sex to avoid unwanted pregnancy, although the fertility phase is between 9th-15th day from the start date of your period. You are most likely to get pregnant during this time.
- How safe is it to have sex during the fertile period?
If you are using any method of contraception/protection, chances of pregnancy is low.
- Can I get pregnant even after using protection?
Yes, but chances of getting pregnant are low if you are on any kind of contraception or protection.
- How to read the periods cycle?
Suppose you got your periods on the 1st of the month. That means the most likely duration for pregnancy would be between 9th-15th of the month. On getting pregnant you are likely to miss your next periods due on 28th of the month ideally, assuming you have a 28-day cycle. You can now safely use new Velocit Eazy home pregnancy detection kit a week after missing your periods. To learn more, refer to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menstrual_cycle.