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Period is late. Urine test positive. No pregnancy symptoms. What does it mean?

my period is 8 days late..not feeling paregnancy symptoms but urin test positive Before this,I had Period on nov 29,&urin test was once positive and once negative .IN jAN 15,17,18,19 HAD spotting finally had period on Jan 23.But now my period is 8 days late..not feeling paregnancy symptoms but urin test positive ? what it means
Asked On : Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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Pregnancy testing after the date of expected menses in a sexually active women is over 80% sensitive in diagnosing pregnancy. With a positive test and with a missed period, pregnancy is the diagnosis.
Concerning, the last series of pregnancy tests being positive and later negative, a logical explanation could be that you had a missed abortion (if considering that all both results were correct with no error) and by the time you took the second test that was negative, B-HCG levels ( hormone use to diagnose pregnancy and secreted by the developing embryo) were already low to be detected. B-HCG levels typically fall within 3 weeks following termination of pregnancy. Also, the possibility of having one of the test being a faulty result cannot also be left out.
However, the present situation is what is in question. You could do an endovaginal ultrasound to have a visual proof of pregnancy or repeat pregnancy test.
Concerning the pregnancy symptoms, it is possible not to have symptoms at this early age with only a missing period indicating pregnancy.
Best regards and hope this helps you.
Dr. Achuo
Answered: Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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