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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hello
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how can i help u?
User :   yes i took a pregnancy test and waited about 3 mins and it said negative and went back a few moments later and it had a faint positive am i pregnant?
Doctor :   whats ur age/sex?
User :   20 female
Doctor :  
when is the last time u had periods?
User :   i bled very lightly in august and im bleeding very lightly now
Doctor :  
when is ur periods supposed to be?
User :   the begining of the month
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Doctor :  
normally with in one minute it will be positive
User :   so im not pregnant
Doctor :  
This will vary from brand to brand, but results can usually be read in 3 to 5 minutes
User :   it was about 5 mins i would say
Doctor :   Assume that even the faintest line in the test window is a positive result, though you may want to retest in a few days to see whether you get a darker line. Especially if you have tested close to your menstruation date, a faint line might just indicate that your levels of hCG are low.
User :   ok thank you
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