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Can you have one pregnancy test come out with a very, very, very faint second line, then have another one come out negative, and it reads the same amount of hcg, and what does it mean?

Can you have one pregnancy test come out with a very, very, very faint second line, then have another one come out negative, and it reads the same amount of hcg, and what does it mean?

Could be: Depending on teh concentration of your urine, call you OB so u can do ablood preg test tomorrow as that one measures down to 5miu and it is more accurate. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Can a pregnancy test hCG be used twice?

Can a pregnancy test hCG be used twice?

No: Once you have used a home pregnancy kit, it cannot be reused. Hcg can be tested in different tubes of blood -- but I am not sure that is what you are asking. ...Read more

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Took pregnancy test hCG and is negative and it is one day late. What is happening?

Took pregnancy test hCG and is negative and it is one day late.  What is happening?

Normal??: Too early to decide if you are pregnant or not. Menstrual periods are normally not ruled by a stop watch. Did you use any form of contraception? Wait one more week and the repeat the test. If still negative after another week then consult with your ob-gyn. ...Read more

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0.11 of beta hCG on qualitative pregnancy test. One month since last intercouse. Can i still be pregnant?

0.11 of beta hCG on qualitative pregnancy test. One month since last intercouse. Can i still be pregnant?

Pregnancy: Most likely not, i recommend to repeat b-hcg and follow up with your provider to make sure no ectopic (tubal ) pregnancy. ...Read more

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I got a ? on a first response pregnancy test. does that mean there is still hcg present but not enough for a positive result?

I got a ? on a first response pregnancy test. does that mean there is still hcg present but not enough for a positive result?

Mommy,AreWeThereYet?: Maybe it means that you are pregnant and the baby has a question for you.Or,according to their instructions,it means there was an error in the test and that they want you to do the test again.Tests of various kinds often have to be repeated for that reason,a glitch in the mechanics of the test,or a faulty sample.But I kinda like the first idea.Think about what questions your baby might ask you ...Read more

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Is it true that hCG sometimes doesn't show up on a pregnancy test till your 6-7 weeks i'm late over a wk but test was negative?

Is it true that hCG sometimes doesn't show up on a pregnancy test till your 6-7 weeks i'm late over a wk but test was negative?

Not likely: The current tests for HCG are quite sensitive and a properly done test, after a week of missed period, will be positive, if the woman is pregnant. You may wish to see your doctor for a blood test and may be an ultrasound exam. ...Read more

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Even technically pregnant until 3 weeks and you don't start producing hCG until then so could that be why my pregnancy test are negative?

Even technically pregnant until 3 weeks and you don't start producing hCG until then so could that be why my pregnancy test are negative?

I don't understand: precisely what you are asking, but hCG is produced and detectable by 10-12 days after fertilization, which also means roughly 2-3 days before you'd expect your period in a 28-day cycle. If you test negative at this time, you are not pregnant. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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At what point does a urine pregnancy test measure hCG of 25mlu?

At what point does a urine pregnancy test measure hCG of 25mlu?

Very early.: In normal pregnancy, HCG can be detected in blood in 7 days after fertilization of egg. It doubles every alternate day and reaches 100 mlu/ml at the first missed menstrual period. ...Read more

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Equivocal pregnancy test at 7 hCG can I go on to have a healthy pregnancy?

Equivocal pregnancy test at 7 hCG can I go on to have a healthy pregnancy?

It is very early or : Low 7 would be less than 1 day pregnant , please repeat it in 3 days and most likely it will be less than 5 which is - , if u have a very early normal preg which is unlikely with that number the bhcg will double and also a Progesterone level can be drawn. ...Read more

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At what point and at what level is the hCG first detectable in a urine pregnancy test?

At what point and at what level is the hCG first detectable in a urine pregnancy test?

Depends on the test: Different home pregnancy tests have different HCG levels to trigger a positive. Usually if a woman is pregnant, by the time she misses her period - it will trigger a positive test with first morning void. However, this doesn't always happen and sometimes needs to be repeated. ...Read more

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How long does it take hCG to build up in order to get a positive urine pregnancy test ? How many days ?

How long does it take hCG to build up in order to get a positive urine pregnancy test ? How many days ?

Take a test: 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 long does it take the 10,000 hCG trigger shot to leave your system befor I can take a first response pregnancy test?

How long does it take the 10,000 hCG trigger shot to leave your system befor I can take a first response pregnancy test?

HCG: 10,000 units: The 10,000 units of HCG will stimulate ovulation, and will remain in your system for 7-10 days at least. If you do not have a period in three weeks after the shot, obtain a "quantitative" serum HCG test, and if elevated at that time will be positive for pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Sudler
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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