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Pregnancy Blood Test Positive
Timing: It is possible that the urine pregnancy test detected HCG that was in the urine even as a pregnancy was failing (impending miscarriage) but by the time a blood test was done, the miscarriage had already occurred and the levels of the HCG pregnancy hormone were cleared. Alternatively, it could have just been a false (+) urine pregnancy test. ...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
Can pregnancy blood test give false negative. 3 days late, urine test negative and blood test negative too?
I had a positive pregnancy test and a positive blood pregnancy then levels declined quickly. Then positive home test. Negative blood. Any suggestions?
See below: Return to your doctor for additional testing, if needed. ...Read more
Home pregnancy test was positive but blood hCG came back negative. Ob perform a blood test again. Hcg 750 progesterone 21. Why first hCG was negative?
Lab error: Presuming the first blood pregnancy test was close to the second, one of them had to be a lab error, probably the first one that was negative. If there is any question about the health of the pregnancy, your doctor can follow the bhcg level to see if it is rising appropriately and obtain an ultrasound when the level is high enough.For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more
Yes: Yes is correct! the blood test will turn positive at least several days earlier. ...Read more
I took 7 home pregnancy test all positive but doctor test say negative and blood test was negative why?
Please clarify: Perhaps the reason can be known when you tell us honestly why you kept testing at home even though the test told you a positive answer. Something must have clued you into the fact something was not normal. You tell us. ...Read more
Need to re do test: Blood test is generally more sensitive and reliable than a urine test for pregnancy. You may wish to repeat the urine test as you can do that home. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. Only do the home test if you are 4-5 days past the expected onset of your period. ...Read more
No: The term decidual bleeding is a very imprecise term to describe first-trimester bleeding due to shedding endometrial fragments. Like it's "cousin" implantation bleeding, these terms are very loosely defined and don't really mean much that is useful. If you are pregnant a test will be positive, regardless. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Threatened AB: It may be normal. Usually bleeding or cramping early in pregnancy can be concerning and may signal an abnormal pregnancy with an upcoming miscarriage. However, this isn't known yet so your OB will check hormone levels and decide if an ultrasound is helpful. Good luck to your early pregnancy. ...Read more
Mentral periods: Periods vary from 3 to 5 days, light and heavy. This is normal and depends on your health and activity level. However, if you had sex and are worried, make sue you did your pregnancy test correctly as per the instructions and repeat it a week later to double check the accuracy. If no sex, then no way pregnant. If not pregnant, do nothing about the light period. ...Read more
Hormonal imbalance: 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. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Am having stomach pain lately so i got a test done it says raised FSH &LH values' pregnancy blood test weakly positive what is this weakly positve?
Weak pregnancy test: May be miscarrying or in early pregnancy. ,Repeat in a week, it should go up ,if going down, likely miscarrying. If vaginal bleeding, worsening pain,fever seek medical attention immediately as may be ectopic pregnancy which can be very dangerous. Raised LH/ FSH may be false positive or early preg or reflect low progesterone/ impending miscarriage. Follow up with doctor/urgent care. this week ...Read more
No such thing: You can not be weakly positive, or a little pregnant. It is either positive or negative. Odds are, it is positive. If you are not sure how to read the test, wait a day or two and repeat it with a test that has 1 line or 2 or turns a definitive color, etc. So you have no question as to the answer. Good luck. ...Read more
If the first one blood pregnancy test said positive and the second one said negative can I be pregnant ? Should i take another blood test ?
At what stage of pregnancy will blood test be positive?will it ever be too late for the test or only too early?
At what stages of pregnancy will a blood test be positive?once it's late enough to be positive, will it be positive through out the whole pregnancy
10-12 days: Once the egg is fertilized, it takes about a week for implantation in the uterus. That's when the production of the pregnancy hormone hCG begins, and in 3-4 days after implantation a sensitive blood test will be positive. The pregnancy test will remain + throughout the pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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