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Control Line Darker
If the control line was dark, but the result window only showed a faint line showing negative, are the results invalid?
Positive or negative: Not invalid. It probably is negative but I would repeat the test again in a few days. ...Read more
I have indometriosis and I try a pregnancy test. The result is faint in control line and dark in test line. What does it mean?
Test positive: If the test line is positive they means you are pregnant. Congratulations. ...Read more
You are pregnant: Yes. You are pregnant. You have already been told this. Please ask a new question or consider going in to see your OB as soon as possible. ...Read more
Took home pregnancy test, the control line is dark and the other line is very faint. Am I pregnant?
+ pregnancy test: The pregnancy test is a very sensitive test that detects the pregnancy hormone beta HCG. If you do not have that hormone in your urine the second (non-control) line would not appear. False positives can occur but it is very rare. It is likely still very early pregnancy. ...Read more
My pregnancy test had a very faint control line and a dark line for negative. Could I be pregnant?
Read Directions: Most pregnancy tests have a control line to ensure a good test so you are correct, the control line should be visible. However, most tests have a second line which appears if your test is positive. Some have "+" or "-" signs. Read the directions again to make sure you're interpreting your test correctly. You can also see your doc if you still have questions. Take care. ...Read more
Took one step pregnantnant test family dollar store faint negative line? In control window and dark line in other window no + but can I stil b pregnant
You might be: You might be, I would repeat the test with test from regular pharmacy, or go to doctor's office to recheck. ...Read more
I did my pregnancy test last nite it showed negative but the control line was very very dark but my periods is only on 16th of october so shld I wait?
Testing: Wait until you miss a period.Get a more detailed answer ›
You are: Ovulating.Get a more detailed answer ›
No significance: The darkness of the line is irrelevant. ...Read more
You ovulated: You probably ovulated about 4 days ago- once the test is positive you do not need to continue testing. ...Read more
What makes my anxiety worse at night? I can controll it in day time but when it gets dark I get scared of dying how can I handle this?
Panic attacks??: It could very well be panic attacks when you are alone at night. During the day being busy your attention is to your visual surrounding. May be at night you have certain thoughts or fears which are precipitating those attacks. Best advice is to see a psychiatrist to discuss these issues and offer you a treatment. ...Read more
I have had a postive on my OPK for going on 4 days. The surge line is darker than the control line. When will the surge lighten or go away completely?
Stop testing: It is normal for ovulation kits to stay normal for several days then become negative. There is no need to check beyond the initial positive result. The hormonal rise that causes the positive result lingers for a few days which will keep an ovulation test positive. Once it is positive then you should begin having intercourse daily. Don't waste money buying more kits ...Read more
I have had 4 positive ovulation tests. The first one the test line was darker than control and the rest have been the same. What does this mean?
I have a 26day cycle today is cd12. My ovulation test done. Control line very faint and test line a bit darker than control line. Is that positive?
Yes: Have intercourse today and again on monday. Good luck. ...Read more
If I take an opk and the test line is just as dark as the control and then the next day I take it and the test line blazing could I be ovulating then?
Took pregnant test family dollar store in control box very faint blue line other box dark blue line can I still be pregnant? Plz help
Yes: Yes you can, if in doubt, and having hard time reading test results go to the doctor and let them do it for you. ...Read more
I took an equate hpt within 3 mins nothing showed up. A few hours later there was a line dark as the control line. What color are evap lines?
I have a faint line on my ovulation test. The packaging says it needs to be as dark or darker than the control line to be positive. Is it normal to?
Package instructions: Each ovulation kit has a package insert that has pictures to help one interpret the result. Compare your test result to the package insert. Then you will be able to know if the test indicates ovulation or not. If you are not sure you can always try again next month. If you are having fertility problems see your doctor who can order more definitive ovulation testing via a Progesterone blood test ...Read more
Pimples Black Heads:
Whatever you do, do not pick on them.
The very best therapy is to check with your doctor. Your doc has a plethora of excellent medicines that are very effective to prevent and cure pimples and black heads (dark spots).
Avoiding food, or eating certain foods, applying over the counter potions, lotions, or liniments, are not effective treatments. ...Read more
Positive: Sounds like that's a positive. Congratulations.Get a more detailed answer ›
Just found out im pregnant. My hpt, the test line is way way way way darker than the control line. What does that mean?
Positive test result:
Please make sure that you are under the care of a doctor to promote your and your baby's health. ...Read more