Our Board-Certified Providers Are Ready to Help

Make a Reservation Find Your Nearest Office

A urine pregnancy test is a quick and easy way to find out if you’re pregnant. All you need is a clean cup to collect your urine in and a few drops of urine on the testing strip. Most home pregnancy tests are about 97% accurate if you follow the instructions carefully.

It’s important not to drink too much fluid before taking the test, as this can dilute your urine and affect the results. The results of a urine pregnancy test can be either positive or negative. A positive result means that you are likely to be pregnant, while a negative result means that you are not pregnant. If you get a positive result, it’s a good idea to see your GP for confirmation and to start planning your antenatal care.

What is a urine test for pregnancy?

A urine test for pregnancy determines if you are pregnant or not by testing your urine for the presence of the hormone hCG. This hormone is only present when a woman is pregnant, and the test can be done at home or at a doctor’s office.

If you take a home pregnancy test, you must collect your urine in a cup and then dip the stick into the urine. The stick will change color if it detects hCG. If you take the test at a doctor’s office, they will collect a sample of your urine and send it to a lab for testing. Urine tests are not 100% accurate, so you should confirm with a blood test if it is positive. However, if it is negative, you are likely not pregnant.

Best time to take a urine test for pregnancy

There are a few different types of urine tests for pregnancy, and the best time to take one depends on the type of test. If you are taking a urine test at your doctor’s office, they usually want you to come in first thing in the morning. This is because your urine is more concentrated at this time, which makes it easier to detect the hormone that indicates pregnancy. No matter when you take the test, follow the instructions carefully, which will help ensure that you get an accurate result.

How accurate are urine tests for pregnancy?

If you’re wondering how accurate urine tests for pregnancy are, the answer is that they’re generally quite accurate. That said, home pregnancy tests can produce some false-positive and false-negative results.

False-positive results can occur if you’ve been taking a fertility drug that contains hCG or if you have an ectopic pregnancy. In addition, false-negative results can happen if you test too early, don’t have enough hCG in your urine for the test to detect, or take the test incorrectly. If you’re concerned about the accuracy of a home pregnancy test, it’s best to take another test a few days later or to see your doctor for a confirmatory blood test.

What are the benefits of taking a urine test for pregnancy?

A urine test for pregnancy can provide quick and accurate results, and it is also noninvasive and does not require a blood draw. Urine tests can be performed in a doctor’s office, clinic, or at home.

A urine test for pregnancy is often the first step in confirming a pregnancy. If the test is positive, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is present in the urine, and it usually indicates that you are pregnant and will need to follow up with your healthcare provider. They will likely perform another urine test or a blood test to confirm the first test’s results.

How can I find a reliable urine test for pregnancy?

You can buy pregnancy tests at your local pharmacy or online. When choosing a pregnancy test, look for one that is over 99% accurate. Check the expiration date and read the instructions carefully before using the test. To use the test, pee on the stick and wait for the results. If the test is positive, you should make an appointment with your doctor to confirm the pregnancy and discuss your next steps.

Coronavirus Information & Resources

COVID-19 Test to Treat

TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track has partnered with the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) to offer oral COVID-19 antiviral treatments for those who qualify. These treatments are being offered at all TGH Urgent Care locations throughout the Tampa Bay area.

COVID-19 INFO

CDC Self Checker

Do you suspect you may have been exposed to Coronavirus (COVID-19)? To learn more about the symptoms and whether you need testing, visit the official CDC Self Checker.

Announcement

Commitment to Responsible Prescribing Practices

We are committed to responsible antibiotic prescribing practices. Our goal is to adequately treat infections while protecting our community from the harmful effects of antibiotic resistant infections. TGH Urgent Care has earned the Antibiotic Stewardship Commendation Award from the Urgent Care Association due to our ongoing commitment to this goal.

4th Street St. Petersburg- NOW OPEN!

4949 4th Street North
St. Petersburg FL

(813) 925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Apollo Beach

6182 North U.S. Highway 41
Apollo Beach FL

(813) 925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Brandon

799 West Lumsden Road
Brandon FL 33511

813-925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Carrollwood

4505 Gunn Highway
Tampa FL 33624

(813) 925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Downtown at The Heights

303 W Palm Ave
Tampa FL 33602

(813) 925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Downtown on Water Street (Temporarily Closed)

564 Channelside Drive
Tampa FL 33602

(813) 925-1903

THIS LOCATION IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED.

Fish Hawk

5464 Lithia Pinecrest Road
Lithia Florida 33547

813-925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Riverview

11406 U.S. 301 S
Riverview FL 33578

(813) 925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Seminole

7601 Seminole Boulevard
Seminole FL 33772

(813) 925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

South Tampa

3301 West Gandy Boulevard
Tampa FL 33611

(813) 925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sun City Center

16521 U.S. Highway 301
Wimauma FL 33598

813-925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Tarpon Springs

40545 US Hwy 19 N unit a
Tarpon Springs FL 34689

(813) 925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Trinity at Starkey Ranch

13531 State Road 54
Odessa FL 33556

(813) 925-1903

Open 7 Days a Week
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

5

Tyrone (Temporarily Closed)


(813) 925-1903

Temporarily closed

Wesley Chapel

5504 Gateway Blvd
Wesley Chapel FL 33544

(813) 925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Westchase

11969 Sheldon Rd
Tampa FL 33626

(813) 925-1903

Open 7 Days a week,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Locations

CLEAN, CLEAN, CLEAN and very friendly!!!

Rosaria F.
See more reviews from others like Rosaria F.

The entire staff was so friendly & helpful. Our first visit here was quick, the office was very clean & they were great with my kids. We will be back for sure!

Sandra P.
See more reviews from others like Sandra P.

Fast, quick, responsive, professional and courteous.

Melanie G.
See more reviews from others like Melanie G.

You dealt with my issue promptly and efficiently and i was on my way.

Stephen S.
See more reviews from others like Stephen S.

The staff was wonderful, very caring and truly cared about how I was.

Brandy P.
See more reviews from others like Brandy P.

By far the nicest urgent care I've had the unfortunate opportunity to experience. The cleanliness and friendliness of this clinic are unmatched. - Sara S.

Sara S.
See more reviews from others like Sara S.

The wait was minimum and the PA was very understanding. The staff at the front desk could be a bit more friendly. Other than that, good overall experience.

Alexander C.
See more reviews from others like Alexander C.

See more reviews from others like Alexander C. See more reviews