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Got a very light line on test then what seemed to be my period started two days early and lasted four days instead of the normal seven days am I pregn?

Got a very light line on test then what seemed to be my period started two days early and lasted four days instead of the normal seven days am I pregn?

Repeat the test: If the pregnancy test was inconclusive simply wait a day and then repeat it. If you are still not sure how to interpret the result then see a doctor so they can do the testing ...Read more

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I toke a pregnancy test they came out positive but with a very light line but know I have brown discharge is it normal to have discharge?

I toke a pregnancy test they came out positive but with a very light line but know I have brown discharge is it normal to have discharge?

Could be: Intermittent bleeding during pregnancy is not uncommon. However, you may wish to repeat the pregnancy test to ensure that pregnancy is continuing. ...Read more

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If my last period was april 8th and I missed my next period and may 4th a home pregancy came up with a very light line positive when did I conceive?

If my last period was april 8th and I missed my next period and may 4th a home pregancy came up with a very light line positive when did I conceive?

4-6 weeks u are: Your probably very early in pregnancy. Suggested not definitively by just missing period. A blood test can narrow how many weeks and when to see embryo on ultrasound. ...Read more

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Started metformin for prediabetes & pcos. Had sex one time/first time. Missed period next month. Very light line on preg. Stick. Can it be false +?

Started metformin for prediabetes & pcos. Had sex one time/first time. Missed period next month. Very light line on preg. Stick. Can it be false +?

Can recheck in 1 wk: 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

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Why my pregnancy strip shows a very light 2nd line after an 7 hour?

Why my pregnancy strip shows a very light 2nd line after an 7 hour?

Follow directions: When taking a pregnancy test at home it is important to follow the directions exactly as directed. If you leave a test out for 7 hours it often turns positive. This is not a true result. Take the test again following the directions exactly as directed. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test and there was a very light second line what does that mean?

I took a pregnancy test and there was a very light second line what does that mean?

Pregnancy test: A faint line on the pregnancy test can mean either an early pregnancy (low levels of hormone) or it may be a false positive. Make sure you use an early morning sample and repeat the test in one week for confirmation. Alternatively you may see your physician and get a blood test done. ...Read more

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Hi, I have tested urine pregnancy test and dark pink line comes in" C" and very light pink line on" T" after 20 to 30 minz, what it means?

Hi, I have tested urine pregnancy test and dark pink line comes in" C" and very light pink line on" T" after 20 to 30 minz, what it means?

Follow instructions: It is very important to follow the instructions for the test, including the time within which the result should be read. Use first morning urine, and do the test at least 4-5 days after a missed period. If you still have doubt, see you doctor for a more reliable blood test for HCG. ...Read more

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I took a home equate test their is a very light negative horizontal line and the other little box has a very dark vertical blue line am I pregnant?

I took a home equate test their is a very light negative horizontal line and the other little box has a very dark vertical blue line am I pregnant?

Equate test: This pregnancy test comes packaged in 2 different ways. The package should have an image on it testing you how to interpret the results. From what you're describing, you're result is negative BUT check the picture on the package. I'm attaching an image of what I believe your result is. If the image looks like what you have, it is negative. ...Read more

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I'm 5 days late. I took 3 hpts. All 3 had very light positives. The 2nd line was there just light. What does that mean? I'm confused.

I'm 5 days late. I took 3 hpts. All 3 had very light positives. The 2nd line was there just light. What does that mean? I'm confused.

Likely pregnant.: This likely means that you're pregnant. You can test again in a couple of days, but your history of being late with your period, amd 3 light positives is strong eveidence that you are pregnant. As your pregnancy progresses the beta HCG that this test measures goes up and so if you were to do this test in a week the 2nd line would be more pronounced. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How to do sex?

How to do sex?

??: Need to be more specific however with the right person nature will take over and remember to protect yourself from stds. ...Read more

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Can I smoke??

Can I smoke??

No. Of course not.: Not a good thing to do. The intentional habit of inhaling burning organic material, combined with various chemicals used in the growing and manufacturing of that material (regardless of whether it is tobacco, marijuana, or any other plant) is bad for the body. Just think about it. Who would intentionally start something burning and inhale the stuff over and over and over? ...Read more

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Is lead safe?

Is lead safe?

Not if inside us...: Lead is naturally occurring on earth. Outside of our bodies, lead is not a problem. If we eat or drink too much of it, it becomes a toxic contaminant inside our bodies. Lead is everywhere in our industrialized world, which means one shouldn't worry too much about it, but be sure our families are not eating or drinking things containing lead, nor using lead-contaminated containers or toys. ...Read more

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How do I fast?

How do I fast?

Fast: I assume you are asking about fasting for a test. This is usually nothing except water after dinner. About a 12 hour fast. ...Read more

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I'm new member?

Congratulations: Congratulations for joining. We hope you find this forum to be educational and inspiring. ...Read more

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How to get fat?

How to get fat?

See below: First of all, I don't suggest getting "fat" as it brings about many hazards. But if you are underweight and want to gain weight, do so by increasing your calorie intake. You need to consume more calories than you burn. Don't do this by eating a lot of junk food. Make sure you're getting all your essential nutrients. Also, you can gain muscle mass by weight lifting or other activities like that. ...Read more

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What cause add?

What cause add?

Many things: The cause of adhd symptoms are many, allergies, low blood sugar, learning problems, nutritional deficiencies to name a few. Everyone deserves a thorough medical evaluation to look for these causes. ...Read more

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Who is at risk?

Question?: You do not have a question that I can answer. Please address who is at risk for "what"? Let us know and we will try to answer. ...Read more

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What can I ask?

What can I ask?

Basic questions: If you did not ask for premium, paid services, then this basic HealthTap public forum is free. Post a question with good grammar and spelling, and one or more of the thousands of volunteer doctors can answer it. They might skip repetitive questions, or ones that have too many abbreviations, or are otherwise hard to understand. (HealthTap's premium services provide private, virtual consultations.) ...Read more

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Is sex healthy?

Is sex healthy?

Sex is Part of Life: Sex is a very important part of our human experience. Sex can be used to enhance life, bring life to the world, to heal and enhance relationships. All forms of sexual activity can be used to be healthy but they can be misused and cause hurt and pain.

But, being sexual is going to be part of your life experience and there is nothing unhealthy about being curious and learning. ...Read more

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What cause add?

What cause add?

Not known.: It used to be thought it came from slight brain damage during pregnancy, but no longer. Perhaps it's an adaptive trait for very threatening environments left over from earlier evolution. Maybe, too, that's why it's so common. ...Read more

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What is a toxin?

What is a toxin?

Poisonous substance: From greek word toxicon) produced within living cells, i.E bacteria, insects, fungi or plants. Antharx, botulinum, bee stings, snake bites, poison ivy poison from deadly fungi are all examples. Often erroneously used interchangeably with toxicants or toxics which are man made or in-organic substances which can be toxic. Thse can be man made drugs, or chemicals like mercury etc. ...Read more

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What is a blast?

What is a blast?

Young blood cell: Blood cells that are found in the blood stream are fairly mature. They originate in the bone marrow where they grow from very early cells called stem cells. It is very hard to identify these stem cells but after they divide for awhile, they make young cells that can be identified under a microscope and with special dyes. These cells are called blasts. In acute leukemia there are too many blasts. ...Read more

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Can you help me?

Can try--: Based on your conditions, sounds as though you should be evaluated in an urgent care or er setting to see what is going on. Have someone take you, as should not drive self. ...Read more

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How to eat good?

How to eat good?

Some thoughts...: Successful diets require that a person stick to a plan for months or years, so easier goals and small milestones are good. She must be happy with the foods she gets to eat, so severe calorie restriction is not successful. Eat vegetables with little sauce or dressing. Look for healthier oils. Don't use clarified butter (an animal fat) or eat too many egg yolks. Sugar is unhealthy; try to avoid it. ...Read more

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Add to longevity?

Add to longevity?

Yes: Proper diet, exercise, sleep, controlled stress & social interaction have been shown to drive longevity for seven cultures around the world. The diet is mostly plant based and includes legumes. The exercise comes in the form of low to moderate intensity constant activity. Sleep is at least 7 hours per night. Managing stress is critical through relaxation techniques. Social networks are also key. ...Read more

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What a good diet?

What a good diet?

Balanced diet: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruits, and whole grains; low in saturated fats and processed foods. Limit intake of alcohol. It would be good to supplement your diet with aerobic exercise for a healthful life style. ...Read more

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Is annal sex bad?

Is annal sex bad?

Potentially: The anus is an exit not an entrance, and so I discourage my patients from partaking. Besides the risk of infection including std's, you risk damage to the sphincter mechanism that can not be repaired, leaving you with variable incontinence. Not worth the risk! ...Read more

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How to grow tall?

How to grow tall?

Exercise, eat, sleep: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height beyond one's natural destiny. ...Read more

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How can I be fit?

How can I be fit?

In 400 characters...: Cardiovascular exercise most days of the week, small more frequent meals, 50 grams of fiber daily, plenty of water so urine is almost clear, six to nine hours of sleep nightly, don't smoke, don't drink too much alcohol, don't talk on your cellphone while driving, complex carbohydrates, lean protein sources, keep weight healthy, don't do drugs, obey the speed limit. Did I miss anything? ...Read more

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How to grow tall?

How to grow tall?

Exercise, eat, sleep: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. In rare cases, growth hormone is approved for use in younger, extremely short kids. ...Read more