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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.

Dr. Gerald Mandell
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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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What does 1/2 test line mean in a pregnancy test?

What does 1/2 test line mean in a pregnancy test?

Difficult to say: Online. Suggest repeat the test and see if the answer is clearer.

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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.

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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.

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