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I take pregnancy test two lines shows up but the first line is not slightly visible compared to the second line. Is it positive?

I take pregnancy test two lines shows up but the first line is not slightly  visible compared to the second line. Is it positive?

Blood test: You may wish to repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. Alternatively you could get a blood test for HCG level. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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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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Hi, i have taken 4 pregnancy tests over the past 2 weeks and the first one had a line barely visible the second was visible the next 2 negative?

Hi, i have taken 4 pregnancy tests over the past 2 weeks and the first one had a line  barely visible the second was   visible the next 2  negative?

Need more info: Did yo have unprotected intercourse? Did you miss a period? If yes to both and you are more than 5 days past the due date for the period, you may re do the test. 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, consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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My girlfriend took a first response pregnancy test just three days after. One dark line but other was only visible in certain lights. Is she pregnant?

My girlfriend took a first response pregnancy test just three days after. One dark line but other was only visible in certain lights. Is she pregnant?

Too soon: If the only time you had sex was 3 days prior to the test, it was too soon for a pregnancy to show up on the test. Some tests will turn falsely positive if left sitting and read at a later time. Be sure to follow the instructions on the package about when the test should be read. ...Read more

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Is ectopic pregnancy possible with a visible gest-sac? Had u/s at what i believed to b 7wks. U/s only showed 5.3wk empty sac. Dr said poss ectopic.

Is ectopic pregnancy possible with a visible gest-sac? Had u/s at what i believed to b 7wks. U/s only showed 5.3wk empty sac. Dr said poss ectopic.

Not likely: Yes, it's possible but rare. The trick is if your doctor was certain he/she saw a gs or some other intrauterine fluid collection. With a sure gs, risk of also having ectopic is exceedingly low. ...Read more

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Would a very thin line still count as a positive pregnancy test? I'm finding its taking ages to produce a line and then it's just thin but visible.

Would a very thin line still count as a positive pregnancy test? I'm finding its taking ages to produce a line and then it's just thin but visible.

Maybe: There is a "well" where the chemical that reacts with pregnancy hormone is placed. If you look closely, you can see the well even with negative tests. Also, if you leave the test out for awhile after a test, it will look positive. If there is doubt, you have 2 options: wait 2 or 3 days then the line will be really dark very quickly, or get a blood pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What are the visible physical changes after the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

What are the visible physical changes after the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Changes of preg: Hi, suggest you google changes of pregnancy and find information about each stage of pregnancy for you. ...Read more

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But a have a visible line below my abdomen part? is it a sign of pregnancy?

But a have a visible line below my abdomen part? is it a sign of pregnancy?

Probably not: Only a pregnancy test will reliably tell, if a woman is pregnant. While there can be changes in a woman's body's physique in pregnancy, these signs can be misleading. ...Read more

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Extremely but visible faint line after about 2-3mins. Evaporation or positive line on a pregnancy test? Thank you

Faint positive: There are several possibilities. Maybe the test is a false positive. Maybe the pregnancy hormone is so low that a bright line will not be seen. You may take another test, or simply see your doctor for a blood test to know for sure. ...Read more

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