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    Crystal32 posted:
    The beginning of my last cycle was on March 25, 2013 and I took it upon myself to do a pregnancy test in mid April and it read negative but, when I went back the next day to check it, it had a very very light positive line. As of now, May 13, 2013, still no period. Should I take another pregnancy test or go about calling my Gyn? Thank you
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    georgiagail responded:
    Take another pregnancy test first.

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    An_251897 responded:
    Take another test... Maybe two just to be on the safe side. They're not expensive, so you've really got nothing to lose.

    I found one on the web that has a 99%-plus accuracy rate and costs about $5. Here, have a look for yourself: http://www.eganmedical.com/Pregnancy-Test-p/ormt-fhc-102h.htm
     
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    fcl responded:
    It's perfectly normal that it should read positive the following day - it's an evaporation line and NOT a positive that you saw. These occur after the timeframe stated in the pack. This is whay you need to respect the timing given.

    In any case, 3 weeks after the start of your cycle would be too early to test for most women (other than those who ovulate early) which is why you got a negative with the correct usage of the test.

    However now that you have missed your period you should take another test and see what it says. There's no point in calling your gyn until you have a positive test.

    Good luck!


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