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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. Oscar Novick
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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

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