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So I took the first response rapid result test and it showed it was positive but then on the box said it was expired 2 years ago is this still mean ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Pregnancy test?

If a person has reason to believe she is pregnant, and then has a positive urine pregnancy test result using a old, expired test strip, she can presume she is pregnant but still should do a confirmatory test with a new test strip either at home or at her doctor's office.

In brief: Pregnancy test?

If a person has reason to believe she is pregnant, and then has a positive urine pregnancy test result using a old, expired test strip, she can presume she is pregnant but still should do a confirmatory test with a new test strip either at home or at her doctor's office.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine

In brief: It is probably

accurate, but you can't be 100% sure.
The most likely thing to happen with an expired rapid response pregnancy test is that the sensitivity of the chemical detecting hCG (pregnancy hormone) has diminished and the test will be falsely negative. If it is positive, it probably means the chemical is still sensitive. But apparently false +'s can happen. Best check with current valid test. Good wishes!

In brief: It is probably

accurate, but you can't be 100% sure.
The most likely thing to happen with an expired rapid response pregnancy test is that the sensitivity of the chemical detecting hCG (pregnancy hormone) has diminished and the test will be falsely negative. If it is positive, it probably means the chemical is still sensitive. But apparently false +'s can happen. Best check with current valid test. Good wishes!
Dr. Julie Abbott
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Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Internal Medicine

In brief: Pregnancy

If it is positive, most likely it is positive.
Negative test on expired kit needs to be repeated

In brief: Pregnancy

If it is positive, most likely it is positive.
Negative test on expired kit needs to be repeated
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
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