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How Long Do You Wait For A Pregnancy Test Result
Missed Period: It is accurate from the day you miss your period. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Preg. test negative?: Urine pregnancy tests depend on implantation of a fertilized egg, so "23 days" after unprotected sex depends on when the test is taken. To be certain obtain a serum test (HCG) from your healthcare provider if your period is delayed from normal. It is very accurate, and urine :over the counter": tests are not always reliable. ...Read more
Yes: Because if you are on actual period then you are not pregnant. ...Read more
Unlikely: Birth control will not likely change the accuracy of a pregnancy test. If you ovulate while on birth control pills (which can happen, but is unlikely) the timing of your period is likely to be different, and that can make a pregnancy test a little more challenging to know when to do. But the test will be accurate. ...Read more
Can a copper IUD interfere with a pregnancy test result, im worried bc my doctor wants to pull my iud. Negative ptests but weird feeling i'm prego?
Hi doc, last month and until now im not having my menstruation cycle i got a pregnancy test result but it was negative what should i do??
Wait it out: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more
Depends: It depends on how far along you are in pregnancy plus some tests have a higher false positive and negative rate. But if you do a couple of positive tests then you are likely pregnant, it is important to recognize that it takes a little while, usually 2 weeks, after conception before a urine pregnancy test is positive. ...Read more
It depends on test: Each company that makes a urine pregnancy test has a level(sensitivity) at which the test will convert to positive which is not zero so as to avoid false positive tests. That information is usually printed on the insert inside or on the box.Most tests convert to positive after a woman has missed her period by 5 to 14 days. ...Read more
Depends: A positive test has two bands. One band means either a negative test or an invalid test. Please read the package insert as the position of the colored band determines if it is a negative test of an unreliable test. ...Read more
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My pregnancy test result was faint positive what does it mean??I tested 2 times and the result was clear negative and 3rd time I got faint positive.
Tested too soon?: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine 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 positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more
A positive pregnancy test result followed by a negative result which is more likely false positive or a false negative?
Does pregnancy test ahowing faint positive result is an evaporation line?when i took my test result was -ve,after several hrs it was faint +ve,prego?
You tell us: Only you know which brand of test you have and what the specific instructions say about the timing of reading the results. It sounds like when you were following the instructions you were not pregnant and the test was a valid one. After the test time frame is accomplished you throw it away. You don't keep it and keep reading it as if a different result will appear. ...Read more
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