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Yes, home pregnancy tests can produce both false positives and false negatives. If a home pregnancy test is positive, you should see a gynecologist to have the pregnancy confirmed as soon as you can.

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Q: Can positive pregnancy tests means something other then pregnancy?
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Do both lines on a pregnancy test have to be dark in order to be positive?

No, they don't. If you read the instructions included in the pregnancy test box then you'll see that one line may be fainter than the other. Two lines means positive.

Can a urine pregnancy test be positive other than in pregnancy?

No, because the test reads positive only for a horomone that is present in pregnant women. So if a test is positive, it detected that PREGNANCY horomone in your urine

What are other reasons you have a positive pregnancy test?

There aren't any. Your pregnant.

Does c on a pregnancy test mean positive?

no this is the Control section of the window in regards to whether the test was done right, it can appear with the other line though and that means you are!!

What are the positive and negative referred to?

When used with numbers, positive means "more than zero", and negative means "less than zero". Other meanings are:* Positive: something favorable; negative: something unfavorable. * Positive: something is found; negative: nothing was found. Especially used for medical analysis. Note that this meaning is quite contrary to the previous one - since finding a disease can be quite unfavorable for the patient!

What does intrauterine pregnancy means?

Intrauterine pregnancy means that the pregnancy (fetus) is inside the uterus where it is supposed to be and not ectopic (in the tubes or anywhere other than the uterus).

Would a tubal pregnancy show positive on a home pregnancy test?

Yes, a tubal pregnancy does show positive as the implanted embryo is producing the HCG. If you have a positive test then start having acute pain on one side or the other (with or without bleeding) go straight to the emergency department and tell them what has happened. A tubal pregnancy can be extremely dangerous.

On a pregnancy test does one or two lines mean you're pregnant?

On most pregnancy tests: 1 line means: if the one line that you see is the control line, your test is negative; if the one line that you see is the test line, your test is invalid, and you must use a new test. 2 lines means: if you have two lines on a pregnancy test then your test is positive; if one line is lighter than the other, your test result is still positive.

What could be causing me to have a positive home pregnancy test?

Other than pregnacny? On rare occasions you can encounter a false positive due to improper testing, expired pregnancy tests, rare medical conditions such as certain types of cancer, evaporation lines or a chemical pregnancy.

You took two pregnancy 1 was positive and the other was negative what should you do?

Take another for a tie breaker

If your on the contraceptive patch and bleeding could you still be pregnant if you have all the other signs?

The signs of pregnancy are a missed period and/or positive pregnancy test. Take a pregnancy test to see if you're pregnant.

What can cause positive test other then pregnancy?

A chemical pregnancy...which happens when the fertilized egg does not implant itself in the uterine wall but if the test is taken at the right time it will read positive. A chemical pregnancy is a very early miscarriage, usually before the woman's first expected period.

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