Skip to content


    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!

    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Pregnancy test help
    cat2009 posted:
    I took my IUD out in July of 2013 and have been trying to get pregnant since. I gave been regular with my periods every month since the removal. I should have had my last period around February 21st. It have started yet and I have had not signs if it starting. I have take a few tests but they all look negative. It could a faint line but him not sure. I was throwing the trash out and on fell out. I took it a few days ago and it has a plus sign on it. Is it normal after the test sits for another line to show up after a few days??? When I was pregnant with my daughter I was like 9 weeks pregnant before the test showed positive. Could it be too soon to show positive yet??? Any suggestions???
    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    If you're looking at the pregnancy test after the 10 minutes stated on the instructions, any results are invalid and you're probably seeing an evaporation line.

    Since it took a while for you to show positive with your daughter, that may be the case here. Go to the doctor for a blood test or ultrasound.
    Proud mommy to PJ (6)
    lovebird79 responded:
    Pregnancy tests sometimes have evaporation lines which can happen after the initial 10 minutes. That's why they have a time limit for reading the results.

    Do you have any other symptoms?

    Maybe try a digital test - I got my first positive with a Clear Blue digital - there was no mistaking when it said "Pregnant". Of course I followed that up with several other tests to verify

    Your body might just be one that doesn't show up for awhile. You can either try testing again or go to the doctor.

    Spotlight: Member Stories

    My name is Salina and I have 4 children. My oldest (girl) will be 5 on March 21st, my second (boy) will be 4 April 27th, my third (girl) will be 2 on...More

    Helpful Tips

    trying to get pregnant
    .. im trying to get pregnant for 2 yrs.. im nearly hopeless..pls help More
    Was this Helpful?
    2 of 4 found this helpful

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.