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Home pregnancy tests measure the level of HCG in your urine. HCG is produced only after conception and doubles in strength every day during your first couple of months. Most tests will only begin to pick up the HCG at the time your period is due. It will be very faint as your levels are very low then. The line will become darker as the pregnancy pregresses. A very faint positive line will usually mean you are pregnant. This colour will darken if you take the test again in about a week's time.

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Q: Before you missed your periods if you have taken a pregnancy home test and if the positive line on the test strip is very light in colour does that mean your pregnant or not?
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Your period is 11 days late you have some early pregnancy signs but several neg pregnancy tests periods are irregular don't know whenif you ovulated could you be pregnant?

Not likely. As long as your pregnancy test was not expired, and you performed it correctly, if you are pregnant, it will be positive. My first pregnancy test was positive BEFORE my period was late. See your doctor regarding your irregular periods if it concerns you. No rush.make sureNever trust home pregnancy tests you should see a doc.


How soon can you know you are pregnant?

You can know the pregnancy status before the due date of periods. It is expensive. There is no advantage to know it before ten days of missed periods.


Can we get pregnant when not having periods?

Depends. Why aren't you having periods? A period is not necessary for pregnancy. Some women are "constantly" pregnant; that is they get pregnant after each birth before they have a period. (Each period is the result of not getting pregnant.)


My periods are not regular before 2moths but in June i have crossed my periods date im pregnant?

ask your GP or get a cheap pregnancy test from your local pharmacy or shop and if you are pregnant congratulations


Enlarge breast late periods no pain in nipples could you be pregnant?

late periods is not the sign of pregnancy but no period is. enlarged breast are signs seen before periods.


You had taken a pregnancy test a few days before your period and it came back positive does this mean you are pregnant or not?

Yes. If you see a positive, it is positive.


Is backache a symptom of pregnancy before you missed periods?

no it is not if your are pregnant the pregnancy is not progressed enough for back aches but keep a close eye for other symptoms


Can a woman get pregnant after two weeks before her periods and have headaches instade of periods?

yes,ovulation can occur at any point in your cycle. Headaches are a common symptom of pregnancy. If you feel you may be pregnant you should take a home pregnancy test and/or see your doctor.


When does first week of pregnancy starts?

This can be confusing! The first week of pregnancy is actually considered to be the day of your last menstrual period, before you are technically even pregnant! You are actually two weeks pregnant when conception occurs, and generally four weeks pregnant before you can get a positive pregnancy test!


You were spotting before you took your pregnancy test and then it came out positive does that mean that you are pregnant?

Most probably YES


Is the best time to get pregnant the day before you expect your period?

well It's not necessary because during pregnancy you do not have periods.


Is it possible to diagonise pregnancy five days before periods?

if you have a period, you are not pregnant. don't, YOLO, be safe and use a condom.


What are the symptom before pregnancy?

You have no pregnancy symptoms before you are pregnant.


In which month of pregnancy do your periods stop?

Periods stop immediately you get pregnant. Most women are fertile 12-16 days before a period is due. Although most women do not experience periods during pregnancy some women have periods the first couple of months, up to 6 or 7 months and in rare, throughout the entire pregnancy.


Is it likely you are pregnant if you have cramps and got a pimple like you usually do before your period but your period did not come and a home pregnancy test was positive?

Early pregnancy feels just like your period is going to start. if your home test was positive, then you are pregnant. ~pawsalmighty


Can you still be pregnant before your period then get your period but still be pregnant?

There have been certain RARE cases where the female continues getting her periods even when she is pregnant. A pregnancy tesc is the only way to make out.


How soon after conceiving can you find out if you're pregnant?

There is no use of finding soon that you are pregnant. If you want pregnancy, you will take nine months to get the baby. If you do not want the baby, it is better to terminate the pregnancy after 15 days of missed periods. There are rather expensive tests, which will tell you about the pregnancy as soon as the pregnancy gets implanted. That is one week before your expected periods or 8 days after conception.


Can you get pregnant a week after your periods?

You can pregnant at anytime before after or during


Can you take a pregnancy test 13 days after sex and have a positive result if i am pregnant?

Yes i certainly got a positive exactly 13 days after sex no other possible time before i couldve gotten pregnant


You thought you were pregnant but your period came heavy?

Then you're not pregnant. If you had had a positive pregnancy test before the bleeding it was probably a miscarriage, so you need to go and see your doctor


Can you be 10 years old and be pregnant?

You normally get pregnancy as you attain the puberty. You may get the pregnancy before the periods to come. It is rare to get the pregnancy at the age of ten. But it is possible to get the pregnancy at this age also.


Could you be pregnant now if last month you had to have medication to start a missed period but this month you took 3 home pregnancy tests and they were all positive?

oh yes.. a positive test is a positive test. I wonder if they tested before you started the Provera.. you are pregnant, the question is.. how far pregnant. The OB/GYN will most likely order an ultrasound to date the pregnancy. ~pawsalmighty


Can you fall pregnant a couple of days before your period?

Pregnancy can accur anytime a women ovulates. A women can ovulate anytime of the month, even if they are on their periods!


After getting menses when do you get pregnancy?

Leave 8 days before the periods and 8 days after the periods, the gap between this is the unsafe period in which pregnancy is most possible. You can however get pregnant pretty much any day since a orgasm can make you ovulate again.


Could hormones produced before you get your period cause a home pregnancy test to read positive?

No. The hormones the pregnancy test is reading are only produced from pregnancy. Hello. The only thing that can cause a pregnancy test to read positive is pregnancy itself or HCG containing medication. If your not on medication containing HCG - and you got a positive - you're pregnant. Congratulations. See your doctor for confirmation.