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when an ovulation test is positive what does that mean

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: I would recheck with first morning urine (higher level of hormone then and makes test more accurate) Can have false positive result. If your cycles ar ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Repeat test: in 2 weeks for definite answer. though there are some sensitive tests, but your bs are not affected that fast.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You: Are probably ovulating. Remember that there is a 15 percent chance of conception with each cycle.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Storment
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
False pos: Women showing a positive surge 8 days in a row likely have a high lh hormone due to other reason. U should be evaluated for pcos or at least try tem ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wlodzimierz Wisniewski
29 years experience Neonatology
No immunity: If you talking about rubella antibody test, it means you did not have rubella, you did not have vaccine for rubella, or if you had any of above mentio ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. D Elan Simckes
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Elevated luteinizing hormone.: There are several possible answers to your question. First you had your ovulation wrong and in fact you going to ovulate five days late. Second, you ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Ovulation prediction: I assume you're referring to ovulation prediction kit (opk). If that's the case, a positive test confirms you've ovulated but says nothing about pregn ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Negative for HbSag: Initial screening tests are set at high sensitivity and generate some false positives. If the confiramtory test was negative and you do not have any o ... Read More
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Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
21 years experience Gynecology
LH surge: A positive ovulation test indicates the lh surge. Typically ovulation is 12-24-36 hours after the surge.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
MMR is a vaccine: Testing positive for MMR means you are immune to these infections.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Probably Rh positive: So A+ or B+. Such as a blood type, I suppose.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Inconclusive: It means that you probably took the test too soon. If your period is not late yet you must wait. If that is not the case then take a second test.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not always accurate: Odks are a convenient way to help time ovulation and the timing of intercourse, they are not always accurate. They can occasionally be positive but ot ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OPK /UPT: An ovulation predictor kit will let you know when you are ovulating but isn't useful for confirming a pregnancy. The urine pregnancy test can confirm ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Need more info: This is impossible to answer as the ANA is nonspecific and can be positive in numerous diseases and even normal persons. Why was the test done in the ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Virus in the body: If the antibody for HSV (1 or 2) is positive, it means the person was infected with the virus and the virus is in the persons nerves forever, even if ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Syphilis: The test you mention is a confirming test for Syphilis. The person with this test result needs to 1. Avoid any (further) sexual contact 2. Consult wi ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Which test?: "negative" means "not there" rather than "bad", necessarily. I'm sorry no one was able to answer. Let us know which test and what the result was.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Insulin in future?: Glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies (gada) is the most important factor for prediction of Insulin therapy within 3 years in young adult diabetic pa ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Your heart's OK!: It means you did not show signs of heart trouble with exercise ("stressing the heart"), and is generally a sign that your heart function is normal, wh ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bleeding/ period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of ... Read More
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Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
No further meaning: No further significance other than you are pregnant.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Fertility: Fertility is when in your menstrual cycle you can become pregnant. This is the short window from ovulation to post ovulation time that sperm can impr ... Read More

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