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What are the reason for weak positive pregnancy test?

What are the reason for weak positive pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test: If is urine test then probably very early pregnancy (few days) or aaprox 2 wks from a misscariage. If is blood test weak positive and urine negative then is phantom HCG sdr. Basically some antobodies in your blood cross react with the test in lab and causes a persistent low value on result. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Weak positive pregnancy test am I pregnant or gng to have miscarriage?

Weak positive pregnancy test am I pregnant or gng to have miscarriage?

Not sure: You really need to follow with blood tests to know if it is really positive. It could be very early and that is why it is weak. Or may be a false positive. ...Read more

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Weak positive pregnancy test am I pregnant or gng to have my miscarriage? It nearly 60 days I've missed my periods....

Weak positive pregnancy test am I pregnant or gng to have my miscarriage? It nearly 60 days I've missed my periods....

Retest blood w/ doc: The pregnancy hormone, hcg, rises as a pregnancy grows, and falls if the pregnancy fails. So if you were having a miscarriage, the pregnancy hormone level would drop. There is also such a thing as a "chemical pregnancy" which is a miscarriage that happens so early, that there is never any visible gestational sac by ultrasound. It's most helpful to follow the level on blood tests. ...Read more

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If im 4weeks pregnant shouldn't I be getting positive pregnancy test?

Just missed period?: If by 4 weeks pregnant you mean your LMP was 4 weeks ago, just being a little off in your dating might affect the results. Retest in a week to be sure. ...Read more

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Can u get positive pregnancy test at 12 dpo?

Can u get positive pregnancy test at 12 dpo?

May be: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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Can you have a false positive pregnancy test?

Can you have a false positive pregnancy test?

Yes: Certain tumors produce HCG and these will produce a false-positive pregnancy test even in a man. A chemical pregnancy (in which the conception is lost very early) might be considered a false-positive. I trust the specimen is not contaminated. Good luck; I hope that whatever comes next is what you want. ...Read more

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What would cause a false positive pregnancy test?

What would cause a false positive pregnancy test?

Very unlikely: Three tests are what you are asking about and the statistics make that virtually impossible to have been a false positive. ...Read more

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Early positive pregnancy test sign of twins?

Early positive pregnancy test sign of twins?

Twin pregnancy: Early positive pregnancy suggesting twin can be suspicious if HCG or Progesterone level is higher for her gestational age and only can confirm by sonogram exam will verify then. ...Read more

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Would a faint line be a positive pregnancy test?

Would a faint line be a positive pregnancy test?

Most likely: Repeat the test in one week if in doubt or speak your healthcare provider about other test to confirm or rule out pregnancy. ...Read more

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What to do about period + 5 positive pregnancy test?

What to do about period + 5 positive pregnancy test?

If it is an: Actual period then you are not pregnant. Did you read the tests at the correct time? - if you wait too long it can look like a positive. If you are not certain - your doctor can order a blood pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Positive pregnancy test at 8dpo sign of healthy pregnancy?

Likely an error: A positive pregnancy test 8 days after ovulation is more likely to be an error. Please repeat the test and consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Will you get a positive pregnancy test with an ectopic pregnancy?

Will you get a positive pregnancy test with an ectopic pregnancy?

ABSOLUTELY!: Ectopic pregnancy is one of the few life-threatening conditions that cannot be diagnosed by history and physical: a thorough pelvic sonogram and serial serum beta HCG levels are needed, along with appropriate suspicion. See your gynecologist for care! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pink discharge after positive pregnancy test?

Is it normal to have pink discharge after positive pregnancy test?

Possible: About 1 in 3 women will have spotting or bleeding in the first few weeks or months a pregnancy. ...Read more

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I got a positive pregnancy test then brown spotting, what could it be?

I got a positive pregnancy test then brown spotting, what could it be?

Still pregnant: Mild bleeding in early pregnancy is not uncommon. I trust that you are under the care of a doctor. If you are not, please see a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health. If you do not have a doctor, contact your local planned parenthood for advice and service (they do not just provide abortions!). ...Read more

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Can I get a positive pregnancy test at 12 days after sex during ovulation?

Can I get a positive pregnancy test at 12 days after sex during ovulation?

Yes,,: Likely the optimum time is about one week after your period which is about 10-12 days after ovulation depending on the individual, so if it's done then, then an accurate positive result is highly likely. Good luck. ...Read more

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1 positive pregnancy test 4 days before period negative two days after.?

1 positive pregnancy test 4 days before period negative two days after.?

Tested too soon: You had a period. If you were pregnant it was not a viable pregnancy. You have had a period, which meant you did not need to do a test. Periods represent the physical proof of not being pregnant. ...Read more

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I had sex on 04/06/13 positive pregnancy test on 04/10/13 is that possible?

I had sex on 04/06/13 positive pregnancy test on 04/10/13 is that possible?

Yes: People who are already pregnant can have sex, just like people who are not pregnant yet. The test can be repeated in a week, if one wants to be sure she is really pregnant. The ob-gyn doctor can help "date" the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can I get a very dark positive pregnancy test when having an ectopic pregnancy?

Can I get a very dark positive pregnancy test when having an ectopic pregnancy?

Yes: If you are having any bleeding or pain you should be seen. An ectopic will still cause a strong positive pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I got a faint positive pregnancy test yesterday 10 min later im I pregnant or not?

? pregnant: If you had unprotected sex, you may be pregnant. If you miss your period, than check another pregnancy test to know for sure. God luck. ...Read more

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If I had protectd sex but condom pop. Can I get a positive pregnancy test in 2 wks?

If I had protectd sex but condom pop. Can I get a positive pregnancy test in 2 wks?

? missed period: Wait until your period does not come, then 7-10 days after it is missed, check a urine pregnancy test. If your period comes, then you are not pregnant and you do not need to do the test. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hormones are slighlty high with a positive pregnancy test?

What does it mean when your hormones are slighlty high with a positive pregnancy test?

Hormones: I think it depends on which hormones you are referring to as being high. Is your beta hcg higher than expected? If this is the case then maybe you are further along than first thought. The expectation is for the hcg to rise, in fact double every 2 days. ...Read more

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Positive pregnancy test after 5 days of intercourse or from prior intercourse session?

Positive pregnancy test after 5 days of intercourse or from prior intercourse session?

Likely from prior: Most home urine pregnancy tests are sensitive enough to detect HCG levels about 2 wks post-conception. HCG levels double about every 2 days, but these levels vary from woman to woman, and what time of day the test is performed (early morning is best), so the test it may turn positive earlier for some women. It is more likely that your test was positive from prior sex. ...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