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what does a positive fertility test mean?

hi i am 24 yrs old and my husband and i have been trying to concieve for 5 yrs now and nothing we have been seeing a fertility specialist and yesterday they gave me a fertility test and it came back positive then they told me i was pregnant.. then when i got home i notice it was a fertility test so i went to the store to buy an actual pregnancy test and it came back negitive what does this mean? could they have messed up and thought they gave me a pregnancy test instead? and what does a positive fertility test mean
Asked On : Sun, 28 Nov 2010
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello.Welcome.You underwent a ovulation prediction test at your fertility specialist clinic.This means there has been a increase in Leutinizing hormone in you which means you are ready for ovulation in next 24 to 36 hours.Get back to your Gynec for ovulation studies.Good luck.
Answered: Thu, 13 Oct 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Prasad's  Response
Hi.. Welcome to healthcaremagic community forum..
Fertility test probably refers to ovulation test. The test is much similar to Urine pregnancy test where a sample of urine is tested for presence of Luteinizing hormone. This hormone is present in the urine both during ovulation and during pregnancy.
Hence the misinterpretation. A positive ovulation kit with negative urine pregnancy test indicate that you are ovulating and not pregnant..
Answered: Sun, 28 Nov 2010
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