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I got a plus sign on a pregnancy test but then it went away, what could that mean?

I got a plus sign on a pregnancy test but then it went away, what could that mean?

Get blood test: You may consider going to your doctor to get a serum blood test, or waiting several days to repeat the test with your first urine of the morning. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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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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What does a faint positive sign mean on a pregnancy test?

What does a faint positive sign mean on a pregnancy test?

It is positive.: Faint just means the HCG or pregnancy hormone is low but detectable. It typically indicates early pregnancy and would be normal if you have just missed your period;but see your doctor to be certain there is not an abnormality such as an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Friday I took a pregnancy test it came back positive. I took another test today the same clinic same brand and it said negative. What could that mean?

Friday I took a pregnancy test it came back positive. I took another test today the same clinic same brand and it said negative. What could that mean?

It depends.: The test could be read wrong. You could be very early pregnant and the urine today may be too dilute and below the thresh hold of the test. I recommend repeating the test with a first void specimen in the morning or simply do a blood test (serum quantitative beta HCG). ...Read more

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Can you have one pregnancy test come out with a very, very, very faint second line, then have another one come out negative, and it reads the same amount of hcg, and what does it mean?

Can you have one pregnancy test come out with a very, very, very faint second line, then have another one come out negative, and it reads the same amount of hcg, and what does it mean?

Could be: Depending on teh concentration of your urine, call you OB so u can do ablood preg test tomorrow as that one measures down to 5miu and it is more accurate. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test on April 30th and it came back positive. But I started my period the same say and it lasted 5days does it mean I'm not pregnant?

I took a pregnancy test on April 30th and it came back positive. But I started my period the same say and it lasted 5days does it mean I'm not pregnant?

Retake preg test: Retake the pregnancy test and if positive or if bleeding persists, please see your gynecologist. If the test is negative, then you are most likely not pregnant. ...Read more

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Positive pregnancy test have regular periods on birth control had ultrasound done no sign on baby what does this mean?? Check hCG level was 200 now 65

Positive pregnancy test have regular periods on birth control had ultrasound done no sign on baby what does this mean?? Check hCG level was 200 now 65

False Positive: The pregnancy test was probably a false result. It is highly unlikely you were pregnant on birth control pills in the first place!

Hope this helps

Dr Z ...Read more

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What does a very faint line on a pregnancy test mean? I saw the faint line when I checked after the two min wait den took a pic but u can barely see

What does a very faint line on a pregnancy test mean? I saw the faint line when I checked after the two min wait den took a pic but u can barely see

Positive test: If the pregnancy indicator line shows up at all, even faintly, at the recommended timing to check the test strip, then it should be considered a positive test. ...Read more

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What do pregnancy test results mean?

What do pregnancy test results mean?

You're pregnant?: Pregnancy tests come in two varieties. One says yes or no as to being pregnant (urine or blood tested). The other is a blood test which tells how much pregnancy hormone (hcg) is in your blood and can be useful for your doctor in assessing how your pregnancy is progressing. ...Read more

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What does dr mean on a pregnancy test?

Call them and ask: Depending on where the test was done. If it was a blood test, call the lab and ask them. If it was a kit you purchased over the counter at a drugstore, you might find more information including a number to call inside the kit. ...Read more

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What does blue mean on a pregnancy test?

Depends: A positive sign for pregnancy on a home test has two lines. If there is only one line, it is either a negative result or an invalid test. Please read the package insert for clarification. ...Read more

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What's anInconclusive Pregnancy Test, does Means Ur Pregnant?

What's anInconclusive Pregnancy Test, does Means Ur Pregnant?

Inconclusive: Means nothing proven one way or another. The test was not strongly positive or strongly negative. It means wait a bit and repeat. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a pregnancy test does not show any result?

What does it mean if a pregnancy test does not show any result?

Inconclusive: This is rare when this happens but my suggestion is to try again this is happen very infrequently. ...Read more

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What does a question mark on a first response pregnancy test mean?

What does a question mark on a first response pregnancy test mean?

FIRST RESPONSE Early: Result pregnancy test is reported to detect HCG up to 6 days prior to your anticipated period. A certain amount of HCG is required to trigger a + result for the test. A? Means that the threshold was not met. Recommend you repeat in a week with the first morning void. ...Read more

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What are the signs of. Pregnancy before a pregnancy test can tell?

What are the signs of. Pregnancy before a pregnancy test can tell?

See below: A woman may experience tingling of breasts or other symptoms before a test becomes positive. See this site for additional information.
http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a question mark on a pregnancy test?

What does it mean when you get a question mark on a pregnancy test?

Definitely maybe: It means the results are borderline positive, something you might see very early in pregnancy, so you are definitely maybe pregnant but the results are not strong enough to say a definite yes. You can try another brand or wait a few days and try again. A blood test wold be more definitive but a home test should be positive soon if you really are pregnant. ...Read more

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I have done a pregnancy test it said pregnant 1-2 what does that mean?

I have done a pregnancy test it said pregnant 1-2 what does that mean?

Pregnancy Test: In order to know what this particular test means you would have to look at the instructions for that test. It should have a section for interpretation. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test. It has no lines. Just blurred. What does that mean?

I took a pregnancy test. It has no lines. Just blurred. What does that mean?

Bad test: This is probably a result of an out of date home pregnancy test. I would try it again with a new test that has a future expiration date. ...Read more

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I just took a pregnancy test and 3 lines have appeared, what could this mean?

Need to re do test: If you are more than 5 days past the date of your expected period, re do the test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully, including the time within which to read the results. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test and the 2nd was very light does it mean I am pregnant?

I took a pregnancy test and the 2nd was very light does it mean I am pregnant?

Possibly: Recheck in 48 hours--if was very early, more likely to get good test result. If negative, expect clear test. ...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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I took a pregnancy test it was a fainted neg line does that means I could be pregnant?

Repeat in a day: Just repeat the test in a day or two. If you are pregnant the hormone will rise and the test will be clearly positive. If you are not pregnant it won't show up. ...Read more

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I took a first response pregnancy test and a question mark showed up. What does that mean?

FIRST RESPONSE Early: Result pregnancy test is reported to detect HCG up to 6 days prior to your anticipated period. A certain amount of HCG is required to trigger a + result for the test. A? Means that the threshold was not met. Recommend you repeat in a week with the first morning void. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my pregnancy test was negative at first and two our later it was positive?

What does it mean if my pregnancy test was negative at first and two our later it was positive?

Unusual: Likely you mean a urine test not a blood test. There is no way to know which one is accurate so better to have the blood tested to make sure ...Read more

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What does it mean if my pregnancy test was inititally negative but became positive 5 hours later?

Improper testing: You must follow all the instructions for the test, including the time period within which the test should be read. If you are 4-5 days past the expected date of your period, you may redo the test, use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit faithfully. ...Read more

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I have a clear line show up in the + section on a pregnancy test, does that mean that im pregnant?

I have a clear line show up in the + section on a pregnancy test, does that mean that im pregnant?

Repeat test/new kit,: Likely the best thing to do here is to repeat the test and see what you get. Otherwise you might need a new kit. If that doesn't work, it'd be smart to get tested by your doctor to be sure it's done right. Then again, if you get your period during this time, you know you're not pregnant. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What is the earliest one should take a pregnancy test, and what are the earliest signs of pregnancy?

What is the earliest one should take a pregnancy test, and what are the earliest signs of pregnancy?

2 to 3 weeks: Testing too late adds to the anxiety of waiting. Testing too early means you will not be totally sure that you are not pregnant, even if the result is negative. Generally, my advice is to test 2 weeks after intercourse. If result is positive, then you know early. If result is negative and you still have no menstruation, test again 3 weeks after intercourse to be sure. ...Read more

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My gf took a pregnancy test and it was positive then went to negative does this mean she is pregnant?

Maybe: She may still have an ectopic pregnancy or be experiencing a "miscarriage". She needs to see a ob-gyn md to clarify her pregnancy status. ...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