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What does a faint negative line mean on an early pregnancy test?

What does a faint negative line mean on an early pregnancy test?

Probably negative: It means the test is probably negative recommend you wait a few days then repeat the test to make sure. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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When can woman go for early pregnancy test (i heard after 6 days of ovulation, is it true?)?

When can woman go for early pregnancy test (i heard after 6 days of ovulation, is it true?)?

Hpt: At least one early pregnancy test product states it can provide results 6 days prior to a missed period. The company states it is > 99% accurate the day of the expected period. If you are using a standard pregnancy test would wait until you miss a period. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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If I test positive on an early pregnancy test does that mean I could have twins?

If I test positive on an early pregnancy test does that mean I could have twins?

No: Testing positive on an Early Pregnancy Test means you are pregnant. It does not provide information about the number of potential babies. ...Read more

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I took an early pregnancy test a got a very faint positive I was really shaking while doing it thou can this cause a false positive or is it for real?

I took an early pregnancy test a got a very faint positive I was really shaking while doing it thou can this cause a false positive or is it for real?

Can retest in 1 week: Might be real. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a negative result may be due to testing too early. ...Read more

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Can I have pregnancy symptoms before even having positive early pregnancy test?

Can I have pregnancy symptoms before even having positive early pregnancy test?

Not usually: It would be possible if you had an extremely long menstrual cycle. However, most of the time a woman has no symptoms until she misses a period. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get two vertical lines on an EPT early pregnancy test?

What does it mean when you get two vertical lines on an EPT early pregnancy test?

Read instructions: The instructions are usually on the box. It is best to clarify results against the guidance on the box. If you are unclear then get a digital test that says pregnant or not pregnant- or go to the doctor for more specific testing. ...Read more

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I want to take an early pregnancy test... But don't know what day is the best... Plz help?

I want to take an early pregnancy test... But don't know what day is the best... Plz help?

After missed period: It would be better to do the test 4-5 days after a missed period, use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package carefully. You may see your doctor for a blood test one day after a missed period. ...Read more

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I've take ten early pregnancy test and all of them showed a faint line. Am I pregnant?

I've take ten early pregnancy test and all of them showed a faint line. Am I pregnant?

When did you use the: Early pregnancy tests? Many can show pregnancy up to 4 days prior to anticipated period or 7 to 10 days after ovulation. If you tested earlier than that they may not be accurate. In most pregnancy tests - a faint line is the equivalent of a positive. ...Read more

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Should an early pregnancy test pick up a pregnancy 9 days after ovulation or is it still too early?

Should an early pregnancy test pick up a pregnancy 9 days after ovulation or is it still too early?

Too early: Too early to tell. Take it at 7 days after your missed period and you'll have a more accurate answer. If you still havent' had your period, see your doc. ...Read more

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I am 18 days after the intercourse and 2 day after my period was due. I took a BFP EARLY PREGNANCY TEST STRIPS this morning can I trust the result?

I am 18 days after the intercourse and 2 day after my period was due. I took a BFP EARLY PREGNANCY TEST STRIPS this morning can I trust the result?

If the test was: ...positive, you can "trust" the result. If the test was negative, then, if you don't get your period in another few days, you should repeat the test at the same time of the day as you did this morning. If you still don't trust the results, you should make an appointment with your gyno or family practice doctor. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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If I conceived 8 days ago, now on day 21 of 26 day cycle, and breasts are tender, how accurate is early pregnancy test? Took1 yesterday-neg. 1 today-neg

If I conceived 8 days ago, now on day 21 of 26 day cycle, and breasts are tender, how accurate is early pregnancy test? Took1 yesterday-neg. 1 today-neg

Testing too Early: You are wasting your money on tests that will not be valid. Please you must be patient. There is no other option but to wait. ...Read more

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Is there a chance I could be pregnant I spotted on the 18th light pink only when I wipe. Had nothing yesterday and today spotted again light pink. Took test it was negative but my period is due on the 22nd. The hpt was not the early pregnancy test. Is the

Is there a chance I could be pregnant I spotted on the 18th light pink only when I wipe. Had nothing yesterday and today spotted again light pink. Took test it was negative but my period is due on the 22nd. The hpt was not the early pregnancy test. Is the

Yes.: Yes. The standard home pregnancy test is not designed to be used until you have actually missed your period. Even then you could be pregnant and still get a negative test result if the HCG level is too low to trigger a positive. In that situation you could retake it within a week or sooner. ...Read more

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Hello I am 4 days late on my period. I took a early pregnancy test and it came out negative. I was on birth control stopped it on can I be pregnant?

Hello I am 4 days late on my period. I took a early pregnancy test and it came out negative. I was on birth control stopped it on can I be pregnant?

The EPT test: Would usually pick up on pregnancy when 4 days late. But, you can go ahead and repeat pregnancy test to know for sure. ...Read more

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I stopped taking bc pills and have been using the withdrawl method even during ovulation. I'm a little late but negative ept. I took the early pregnancy test last week and I thought i'd have my period by this week but no and the test was negative. I've be

I stopped taking bc pills and have been using the withdrawl method even during ovulation. I'm a little late but negative ept. I took the early pregnancy test last week and I thought i'd have my period by this week but no and the test was negative. I've be

The: The withdrawal method is much less effective than using other forms of birthcontrol. A male could have pre-ejaculate on his penis which contains a small concentration of sperm and be unaware of it. Sometimes a woman can be pregnant but have a negative pregnancy test. If the HCG level simply isn't high enough to trigger a positive on the test. Using a routine pregnancy test you can check at the time of the missed period, it can be repeated a week or less later. ...Read more

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How early can you take a pregnancy test and find out for sure?

How early can you take a pregnancy test and find out for sure?

Pregnant?: Obtain a home pregnancy test. They turn positive at about the time you'd be ready to start your next expected period. If negative, repeat in 1 week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your pregnant but its to early to take a pregnancy test?

How can you tell if your pregnant but its to early to take a pregnancy test?

See below.: The earliest pregnancy test you can take is a quantitative blood test. It can detect HCG 8-9 days after fertilization of the egg. If it shows a level less than 25, then it is equivocal and might need to be repeated in a couple of days. Visit your doctor if there is concern. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test it was a fainted neg line does that means I could be pregnant?

I took a pregnancy test it was a fainted neg line does that means I could be pregnant?

Repeat in a day: Just repeat the test in a day or two. If you are pregnant the hormone will rise and the test will be clearly positive. If you are not pregnant it won't show up. ...Read more

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If you go to the doctors to early for a pregnancy test can it be wrong?

If you go to the doctors to early for a pregnancy test can it be wrong?

Just retest: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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How early can u take a home pregnancy test?

How early can u take a home pregnancy test?

Before your period: A home pregnancy test can turn positive a day or two before you expect your period. It is best to test your urine first thing in the morning (it is more concentrated then). ...Read more

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How early can you take a blood pregnancy test?

How early can you take a blood pregnancy test?

More reliable if...: A urine pregnancy test can be taken any time, but it gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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Is two weeks to early to take a home pregnancy test?

2 weeks form when?: If has been 2 weeks since you had sex, then it is probably still too early. If you are talking 2 weeks past when your last period was due to happen, a home test should pick up a pregnancy by tha ttime. If in doubt, have your doc do a serum (blood) test. ...Read more

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I believe I might be pregnant my LMP was december 10, 2014. I haven't had a positive pregnancy test. Could it be to early to detect it.?

NO IT IS NOT EARLY: If your LMP was on dec 10, your pregnancy test should be positive by now. It is unlikely that you are pregnant if preg test neg, but repeat it anyway and if still neg contact your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Early positive pregnancy test sign of twins?

Twin pregnancy: Early positive pregnancy suggesting twin can be suspicious if HCG or Progesterone level is higher for her gestational age and only can confirm by sonogram exam will verify then. ...Read more

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Can a blood pregnancy test be wrong if done too early?

Can a blood pregnancy test be wrong if done too early?

Yes: Beta HCG is measured in both blood and urine and is usually detected between 6-12 days after fertilization when implantation occurs. A quantitative bhcg can measure very low levels of bhcg but the typical qualitative blood test usually turns positive at a higher level and is not always better than the urine test. So to be sure you might want to retest some days later. ...Read more

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I took pregnancy test on day of expected period. Too early?

You can wait a: Week and repeat with first morning void if your period has not come. ...Read more

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Is it to early to take a pregnancy test 12 days after ovulation?

Is it to early to take a pregnancy test 12 days after ovulation?

No: 12 days is fine is you are absolutely certain of your ovulation. If ovulation is a guess then it could still be early. ...Read more

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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more