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How do I interpret a home pregnancy test?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Read the box
Home pregnancy tests have several benefits.
They can be done with quick results and in the privacy of your own home. There are two outcomes for hpts. Either pregnant or not pregnant. Read the box on how to interpret the results. Some tests say "yes" or "no". Others say "+" or "-" or "pregnant" or "not pregnant".

In brief: Read the box
Home pregnancy tests have several benefits.
They can be done with quick results and in the privacy of your own home. There are two outcomes for hpts. Either pregnant or not pregnant. Read the box on how to interpret the results. Some tests say "yes" or "no". Others say "+" or "-" or "pregnant" or "not pregnant".
Dr. Brian Enggano
Dr. Brian Enggano
Thank
Dr. Ian Taras
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Need a 'control'
The test will explain in their instructions, but one thing is universal.
There will be 2 indicators. The most important is that there is a 'control.' that is an indication to you that the test is working and should give you an accurate result. After you see that come up then you look to see if it is 'positive' (pregnant) or 'negative' (not pregnant).

In brief: Need a 'control'
The test will explain in their instructions, but one thing is universal.
There will be 2 indicators. The most important is that there is a 'control.' that is an indication to you that the test is working and should give you an accurate result. After you see that come up then you look to see if it is 'positive' (pregnant) or 'negative' (not pregnant).
Dr. Ian Taras
Dr. Ian Taras
Thank
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