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A 42-year-old female asked:

Took a pregnancy test faint positive but got darker over time does this mean im pregnant? when first took it was barley noticeable but now u can see two blue lines im 28 days late or could it be evaporation line?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
"Home" pregnancy tests do not detect low levels of HCG (the hormone detected by pregnancy testing), but if the test was positive, it may be early pregnancy. At age 42, delayed ovulation is common, and pregnancy may have occurred very late in your last cycle. Obtain a serum HCG test to be certain about possible pregnancy.

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