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Dr. Andrew Berry
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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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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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What does it mean when the positive line on a pregnancy test shows up and has little color right before the ten minute mark, but doesn't get any darker?

What does it mean when the positive line on a pregnancy test shows up and has little color right before the ten minute mark, but doesn't get any darker?

It means one can...: A faint positive line on a urine pregnancy test is still a positive test, if the test is done correctly and read correctly. It means one can repeat a test 1 week later to see if it is positive again (it should be positive because the HCG levels will be much higher a week later if there is a pregnancy), or one can check with her doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Faint positive line on a pregnancy test? Does that still mean im pregnant?

Repeat test: If you had unprotected sex and missed your period, you should repeat the pregnancy test in 2-3 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...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'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 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?

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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Took a pregnancy test & it shows a blury positive, why?

Might be positive: If you took a test and the result is positive then in all likelihood you are pregnant. Given the confusion about the test strip itself, the options are to test with a different brand and see if the result is the same, or go in for a blood test. Make sure you read the directions regarding the time frame within which to read the test. It might turn "falsely" positive after sitting a while. ...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 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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If the pregnancy test comes positive but it comes blurry it can be wrong?

Pregnancy needed con: Pregnancy test is decided by its quantitative value if it is equivocal (by you said as blurry) then it is best clarify by repeated test days later should give you a definitely answer. For your age if no chance to be pregnant then you need complete gyn chechup to rule out other gyn disease which may have positive test by secreting HCG hormone. You need a gyn doctor to advise you sooner thenlater. ...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?

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

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