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What does blue mean on a pregnancy test?

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

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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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 negative line mean on an early pregnancy test?

What does a faint negative line mean on an early pregnancy test?

Probably negative: It means the test is probably negative recommend you wait a few days then repeat the test to make sure. ...Read more

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What does a gray negative line mean on a pregnancy test?

What does a gray negative line mean on a pregnancy test?

See the package: There are many different home pregnancy tests available. The package insert is the best way to find out what exactly the different results mean for the brand you are using. hope this helps. ...Read more

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Faint positive line on equate pregnancy test, what does this mean?

Repeat the test: Sounds like it's positive but you can repeat in a few days to see if the result sis more obvious. ...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 exactly does it mean when you skip your periods but have negative results on pregnancy tests?

What exactly does it mean when you skip your periods but have negative results on pregnancy tests?

Anovulation: If you missed your menstrual cycle, and aren't pregnant, you may have pcod, a thyroid disorder, or another cause for anovulation. If you gained or lost weight over a short period of time, it may also cause your cycle to be irregular, you should talk to your doctor to find out what is going on especially if you are trying to get pregnant. ...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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Three lines on a pregancy test, what does that mean?

Invalid test: You should read the package insert carefully. Usually two lines means a test positive for pregnancy, a single line means a negative results of invalid test. Three lines likely means an invalid result and you may wish to repeat the test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in package insert carefully. ...Read more

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What does ur pregnant on a urine test mean?

What does ur pregnant  on a urine test mean?

See below: If you have a positive pregnancy test - you are definitely pregnant - now you just have to see if the pregnancy is viable. ...Read more

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What does it mean if i have four days of positive ovulation tests?

What does it mean if i have four days of positive ovulation tests?

No need to repeat: You stop doing ovulation kits after it turns positive because it will stay positive for awhile. If you are having regular periods and your ovulation tests show you are ovulating there is simply no value or utility in doing more tests. Why the urgency to get pregnant at age 19? Consider focusing on your career and education at this once in a life time point in your life. ...Read more

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What does a blood pregnancy test mean when its borderline?

What does a blood pregnancy test mean when its borderline?

Inconclusive: It means that you probably took the test too soon. If your period is not late yet you must wait. If that is not the case then take a second test. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get two vertical lines on an EPT early pregnancy test?

Read instructions: The instructions are usually on the box. It is best to clarify results against the guidance on the box. If you are unclear then get a digital test that says pregnant or not pregnant- or go to the doctor for more specific testing. ...Read more

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Period 10 days late. Pregnancy test was negative. What should I do? What does this mean? Is it late?

Period 10 days late. Pregnancy test was negative. What should I do? What does this mean?  Is it late?

Repeat test: If you are usually regular and are 10 days late be very suspicious.Repeat EPT on a first voided urine of the day(right after you get up ). ...Read more

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Faint line on a pregnancy test. Does this mean I'm pregnant?

Faint line on a pregnancy test. Does this mean I'm pregnant?

Probably: A faint line is still a line and usually does mean you are pregnant; Its always best to repeat it in a few days to be certain. Best wishes! ...Read more

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5dpo got a positive ovulation test what does that mean?

5dpo got a positive ovulation test what does that mean?

Elevated luteinizing hormone.: There are several possible answers to your question. First you had your ovulation wrong and in fact you going to ovulate five days late. Second, you had it wrong the other way and in fact lobulated earlier and the positive ovulation kit is actually registering HCG that is to say you are pregnant. Third, you are actually not ovulating and have chronically elevated luteinizing hormone levels such as occurs often in pc os, polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when i tested positive on an ANA test?

What exactly does it mean when i tested positive on an ANA test?

Need more info: This is impossible to answer as the ANA is nonspecific and can be positive in numerous diseases and even normal persons. Why was the test done in the first place? ...Read more

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What does it mean if all together had 1 positive pregnancy test and 3 negative test after miscarriage does that mean i'm pregnant again or no?

What does it mean if all together had 1 positive pregnancy test and 3 negative test after miscarriage does that mean i'm pregnant again or no?

Blood test: You will need to see a doctor for blood testing. After the miscarriage there is lingering bhcg hormone that will be detected on a test until the miscarriage has completely resolved. The most recent test will be the most accurate result reflecting what hormone is present today. ...Read more

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My pregnancy test result showed one red line, what does it mean?

My pregnancy test result showed one red line, what does it mean?

Depends: A positive test has two bands. One band means either a negative test or an invalid test. Please read the package insert as the position of the colored band determines if it is a negative test of an unreliable test. ...Read more

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Does it mean im pregnant if my ovulate test shows one line?

Does it mean im pregnant if my ovulate test shows one line?

Maybe: The hormones lh (what you test with an ovulation test) and bhcg (the pregnancy hormone) are very similar in structure. A positive lh test or ovulation predictor test can be positive if someone is pregnant. I recommend getting a bhcg blood test with your provider to confirm whether you are pregnant or not. ...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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Whats 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?

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 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 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

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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

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