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Contradictory results in the pregnancy tests at morning and night - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi doc
User :   my wife's periods are over due by 12 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   last night she did a preg test
Doctor :   ok
User :   and it seemed to be positive
User :   but today in the morning it was negative
User :   what might be the possibility
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   is there any effect if i open the preg strip in the night and do the test in the morning
User :   My Age:- 26 Years, Gender:- Male, Occupation:- xxxxx, Location:- Bangalore, Marital Status:- Married, Dependents:- Yes
Doctor :   did she use midstream flow to test?
User :   My Wife Details are as follows: Age:- 25 Years, Gender:- Female, Occupation:- xxxxx, Location:- Bangalore, Marital Status:- Married, Dependents:- No
Doctor :   ok
User :   what is midstream flow
User :   can u explain
Doctor :   did she use the urine after voiding some amount?
User :   in the morning she didn't
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you check the expiry date on the strip?
User :   it was april 2010
Doctor :   did she drink a large amount of wate before taking the test in the morning?
User :   but one thing is there that in the morning strip the silica gel got opened accidentally
User :   no
User :   in the night she drank a lot of water
Doctor :   i suggest that she repeats the test tomorrow morning
Doctor :   without taking a lot of water
Doctor :   early morning sample would be best
Doctor :   and follow the instructions on the strip thoroughly
User :   does silica gel have any effect on the test
User :   and is there any effect on the strip if i keep it open for more than 5-6 hours
Doctor :   it could effect the readings
User :   means
Doctor :   does your wife have regular periods
Doctor :   before this?
User :   not generally, i mean the period used to come after 5-6 days from the due date from last 1.5 year after marriage but this time it has gone over by 13 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she using any contraceptive pill?
User :   no
Doctor :   or any other medication recently?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many bands were there when she did the test last night?
User :   two bands were there at C and T, At T it was light
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the morning test may have been contaminated
Doctor :   she is most probably pregnant
Doctor :   i suggest you repeat the test next morning
User :   should we go ahead with any lab
Doctor :   early in the morning, first urine sample
User :   or any good brand
User :   of test strip
Doctor :   you can also go for blood hcg testing
Doctor :   velocit is a good brand
Doctor :   Have you filled the Feed back form that I sent you ?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   ok
User :   anyways thanks a lot doc
Doctor :   you can lo for urine pregnancy testing too
Doctor :   u r welcome
User :   which is better blood or urine
Doctor :   in blood we can detect more early and accurately
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?
User :   if it is positive can u suggest me a good gynaeo with whom i can consult
User :   in Bangalore
Doctor :   we can fix an appointment for you
User :   ok thats gr8
User :   but who is the doc
Doctor :   at a hospital closer to your residence
Doctor :   please mention your address
User :   its near xxxxx, xxxxx road
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 91-0000
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   the necessity is of a good doc and not the nearest point becasue she already has one operation in which one tube was removed
Doctor :   ok
User :   the details are correct
Doctor :   will you get back to us after the test?
User :   sure
User :   will do that
Doctor :   ok
User :   but give me the id where i shall get back to you
User :   or it shall be through live chat only
Doctor :   you can chat with us
User :   ok
Doctor :   or contact our email id
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   with all relevant details
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   no thanks a lot
User :   thank you for the info
Doctor :   bye for now
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