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Is it possible to have 5 false positive hpts?(different brands). I went to the drs & their test was neg. Blood tests will confirm wed, but i'm curios.

Is it possible to have 5 false positive hpts?(different brands). I went to the drs & their test was neg. Blood tests will confirm wed, but i'm curios.

Mega-rare: There is the occasional woman who does not produce the beta-hcg subunit like the vast majority of the population, so routine testing for it will reflect negative even though pregnant. Before decide this is you, I have seen two cases in ~30 years, so (-) is likely (-) and you need to try again and/or consult a fertility specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Home Pregnancy Test (Definition)

Any one of several kits available to the public. They rely on a colorimetric reaction that, in the presence of at least 25 miu hcg, will indicate positivity ...Read more


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2 ovidril triggers @ 250ui each 14 days ago & fresh hatched blastocyst transfer 7 days ago. Faint positive hpt middle of day. False positive odds?

2 ovidril triggers @ 250ui each 14 days ago &  fresh hatched blastocyst transfer 7 days ago. Faint positive hpt middle of day.  False positive odds?

Repeat the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's 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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What can cause a false positive in an hpt?

Time and technique: Testing too early, using dilute urine or not following the testing direction can produce a false negative result. If you have any concern, you may repeat the test with first morning urine, 4-5 days after a missed period and follow the directions carefully. You may also get a blood test through your doctor. ...Read more

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Neg quant at <1 on friday, 2 positive HPT on sunday morning. is this possible. around 7-14 DPO. false positive twice? likely?

Neg quant at <1 on friday, 2 positive HPT on sunday morning. is this possible. around 7-14 DPO. false positive twice? likely?

Miss period?: Did you miss a period? If not wait to test 4-5 days after missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I got a positive hpt result a few days ago. I'm not slightly having brown discharge bleeding is this normal? Was it a false positive?

I got a positive hpt result a few days ago. I'm not slightly having brown discharge bleeding is this normal? Was it a false positive?

Go to the doctor.: The best thing you can do here is to go to your doctor and get examined. If you're having discharge with a positive hpt, you might have a false positive, in which case you'll get your period, or you can be positive with some discharge due to being active, or some other issue. In any case, your best course of action is to see your dr. For a repeat test and exam to rule out any issues. ...Read more

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I had a positive hpt but the. Started bleeding really heavy so i decided it was a false positive but today had light brown creamy discharge. Help?

I had a positive hpt but the. Started bleeding really heavy so i decided it was a false positive but today had light brown creamy discharge. Help?

False positives rare: I would get you to good healthcare. You very well may still be pregnant, or have had a miscarriage. I believe planned parenthood is still available there in texas if you need healthcare and testing. ...Read more

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I have taken medroxyprogesterone 10MG for 10 days and no period. This morning I took a HPT and got a quick positive. Could it be a false positive?

I have taken medroxyprogesterone 10MG for 10 days and no period. This morning I took a HPT and got a quick positive. Could it be a false positive?

Not likely: If you had unprotected sex, without contraception, missed your period and pregnancy test is positive, you should assume that you are pregnant and seek care form a doctor to protect your and your baby's health. ...Read more

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