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How to read a pregnancy test result when using Pregnancy Kit? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Dec-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i have done a home pregnancy test using Preganews Pregnancy Kit
User:result was showing 1 dark pink line & other lighter pink line what does it mean
Doctor:A ligher line indicates either it is too early or a false positive result.
Doctor:You can retest the sample after 2 days to confirm the result.
Doctor:if the second line persist (either as prominent as the first line or lighter than that)
Doctor:it indicates positive pregnancy.
Doctor:In my opinion, you are most likely to be pregnant
Doctor:than not.
Doctor:I mean, it is less likely to be false positive.
User:it was my day 30 when i tested
Doctor:So please retest after 2 days to confirm it.
Doctor:When were you due for period?
User:i want to know things to be avoided in case of Pregnancy
User:my LMP was 07 NOv and i have 26 days cycle approx
Doctor:The most important is not to jump or run around. Restrict any strenuous physical activities during pregnancy
Doctor:Apart from this, I don't give any other restriction to pregnant mother.
Doctor:Start Tab. Folvite 5mg once a day.
Doctor:It is a folic acid (vitamin) supplement that is recommended for all pregnant mother.
Doctor:And contact an obstetrician for testing.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:my LMP was 07 NOv and i have 26 days cycle approx
User:no thanks
Doctor:As you are late by less than a week
Doctor:lighter tone is natural.
Doctor:So retest again to confirm the result.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Congratulations and wish you a safe pregnancy.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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