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I took a home pregnancy test and it came back positive after missed period took a second one that came back neg. Help?

I took a home pregnancy test and it came back positive after missed period took a second one that came back neg. Help?

Preg test: At your age of 48(am i correct?), the hormone lh , is likely elevated in your body due to being peri menopausal.This hormone cross reacts with beta hcg(the prgnancy hormone). See your gyn for confirmation of this. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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I missed my period and i took a pregnancy test but it came out negative?

I missed my period and i took a pregnancy test but it came out negative?

Try again next week: If it's the day you missed your period, you could be too early. You could also miss a period for any other normal reason; it might not be a pregnancy. But if you're worried about pregnancy you should see a doctor to establish birth control for you. ...Read more

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My period is four days late and i took a home pregnancy test and the results came back negative could i be pregnant?

My period is four days late and i took a home pregnancy test and the results came back negative could i be pregnant?

Time & technique: If you did the test correctly, you are not likely to be pregnant. To make, you may wish to repeat the test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for testing carefully. ...Read more

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Took home pregnancy test and it came back negative. After a few hours I noticed it said it was positive. Am I pregnant?

Took home pregnancy test and it came back negative. After a few hours I noticed it said it was positive. Am I pregnant?

Not by test result: You need to read the result at the time specified in the instructions. A "positive"color several hours later would not be meaningful . ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test and it came back positive but now I have my period is that normal? Pregnancy

I took a pregnancy test and it came back positive but now I have my period is that normal? Pregnancy

It : It is possible that the bleeding that you are having is implantation bleeding, which occurs when a fertilized egg implants into the uterus. A positive pregnancy test that is false is pretty rare. Take another pregnancy test in a few days and follow up with your doctor accordingly. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test yesterday and it came out with a very very faint positive. I took another this morning and it came out negative. Retest?

I took a pregnancy test yesterday and it came out with a very very faint positive. I took another this morning and it came out negative. Retest?

Yes: With discrepancy in tesing results, retesting is important. If you have concerns or uncertainty, your doctor can do a blood test for pregnancy (hcg). This test can be done qualitatively (positive/negative), or can be done quantitiatively (provides an actual blood level concentration of hcg- done in specific circumstances). ...Read more

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If my pregnancy test was negative then came back positive a couple hours later could I be pregnant?

If my pregnancy test was negative then came back positive a couple hours later could I be pregnant?

Yes: Very early in pregnancy, the level of HCG (pregnancy hormone) in your urine is at the edge of the sensitivity of the test. At this point, due to manufacturing differences, one test might be negative and another positive. Most likely you are pregnant. Test again in a week to be sure or see your doc for a blood pregnancy test. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I've had pregnancy symptoms and took a home pregnancy test. It came out negative. Could i still be pregnant?

I've had pregnancy symptoms and took a home pregnancy test. It came out negative. Could i still be pregnant?

See your doctor,,: If you haven't had a period since october, it would be a good idea to see your doctor for a deeper reason for this. There might be a condition to rule out like polycystic ovary disease, or it might be malnutrition, or simply stress. But you'll never know unless you get examined and have your test done in the office on the outside chance you might be pregnant. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test a week after i missed my period and came out negative. What can the reason be?

I took a pregnancy test a week after i missed my period and came out negative. What can the reason be?

Varies.: Usually a pregnancy test would be positive a week after missing your period if you conceived during that cycle. It is possible that you did not ovulate last month which could also cause you to miss your cycle. It is not that unusual for a woman to be late starting her period and not be pregnant. These issues usually resolve spontaneously. If your period does not start then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I took a home pregnancy test and it came out negative. Now my breast is leaking could i be pregnant?

I took a home pregnancy test and it came out negative. Now my breast is leaking could i be pregnant?

Could be or: You could have a condition called hyperprolactinemia which causes galatorhrrea which is leaking breast, your gyn can do a blood preg test to r/o preg and a prolactin level to rule in or out hyperprolac. ...Read more

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I did the pregnancy test thrice and it came negative. Can I be preg?

I did the pregnancy test thrice and it came negative. Can I be preg?

Miss period?: Home pregnancy test should be done 5-6 days after a missed period. Negative result on a test done too early does not rule out pregnancy. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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I haven't missed my period but a home pregnancy test came back positive could it be wrong?

I haven't missed my period but a home pregnancy test came back positive could it be wrong?

Yes: Not as accurate as blood tests. But it is highly likely that it is positive. See your doctor for better testing. ...Read more

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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