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Positive urine pregnancy test post severe cramping - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   It is time for my period to start and I have been cramping all week. I took a pregnancy test and it was positive. Could a test give false positive results in my case?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXr here
User :   hi
Doctor :   So was this a urine pregnancy test ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   can u tell me YOUR LMP (last menstrual period)?
User :   september 8-12
Doctor :   and when was the last time you had sexual intercourse ?
User :   the week after...
Doctor :   so this was within 10 days of having your period?
User :   yes
User :   sept 17
User :   was the intercourse date
Doctor :   your fertile periods is between, 10th day to 20th day of your cycle ,...
Doctor :   and hence according to your cycles, it would be after 22 to 1st of every month
Doctor :   the urine pregnancy tests if done properly have s sensitivity of more than 95%
Doctor :   i would suggest you to repeat the tests in one week
User :   i had unprotected sex, however he ejaculated outside of me
Doctor :   following the steps mentioned exactly
Doctor :   i understand,
User :   pre ejaculation=pregnancy?
Doctor :   withdrawal techinique has a very high failure rate
Doctor :   even the precome, contains sperms and cause pregnancy
User :   i understand, thats why i took the test
Doctor :   a single droplet can also cause pregnancy
Doctor :   anyway, there is nothing to worry about
Doctor :   you can recheck the tests again in a week
Doctor :   if positive, you can consult your doc, and he will give you medical abortion pills, which are very effective
Doctor :   may i know, where you reside ?
User :   ga
Doctor :   you mean, XXXXXXXX ?
User :   yes XXXXXXXX what could cause positive results
Doctor :   abnormal testing mechanism, using more of urine drops, etc, faulty techinique, etc
Doctor :   a positive test, is not the end, or a disaster
Doctor :   relax and repeat that again, in a week
Doctor :   if positive, consult your gynae,
Doctor :   and she will advice you accordingly
User :   you said 10 days is when im most fertile, I had unprotected sex on that day as well
Doctor :   in that case, chances of pregnancy will increase
Doctor :   but , as i said everything will be ok
User :   were you saying that my cycle is due to start on the 22-the 1st of the month?
Doctor :   no, i meant, fertile period, where in having sex increases the chances of becoming pregnant
User :   ok thanks... take one next week
Doctor :   your cycle can begin anytime within the next week, in case you are not pregnant
Doctor :   for the next time, please remember that, u can use morning after pills, which are very effective in preventing pregnancy.
User :   yes, thank you
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me and please remember to leave your feedback as you log out
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