Urine Pregnancy Test

About "Urine Pregnancy Test"

The test which is done to detect the presence of hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) hormone in the urine of a woman suspecting pregnancy is called a urine pregnancy test. It can be done at home or hospital. There are many home pregnancy strips available commercially, which are very easy to use.

Related Terms: Beta Hcg, Pregnancy Test, Delayed Period, Unprotected Sex, I-pill, Emergency Contraceptive Pill, Ovulation

Recently Answered Questions


Took urine pregnancy test on the 1st day of missed periods. Is that right?
Query: Hello doctor, I have got a very regular 28 day cycle. I got my periods for three days in the last month with a heavy flow. So, my due would be today for this month. But, last three days I got very little bleeding and the color was light watery red and sometimes brownish. I did not have any physiolog...  Read Full »
Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You tested too early with a urine pregnancy test. Please wait for three to four days and then retest if period does not start by then. Urine pregnancy test though theoretically can give correct result on the day of a missed period, practically it is not that sensitive and...  Read Full »
 
Could urine pregnancy test be false negative?
Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend on 5th of last month. It was the fifth day of her periods. Then, she took an I-pill within three hours. She got her periods on the 17th of the same month. May be it could be a discharge because of I-pill. After that, till now she has not gotten her...  Read Full »
Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B
Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it could be because of I-pill. You can get blood hCG hormone (human chorionic gonadotropin) analysis. That will rule out pregnancy. If not, then an ultrasound scan can be done, which will rule out pregnancy and any abnormalities of uterus, ovaries and cervix. For fur...  Read Full »
 
Why are faint T lines appearing on urine pregnancy tests, while ultrasounds say I am not pregnant?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been trying to conceive for a few months, but every time the test comes back negative. My last periods was on the 25th of last month, and I started ovulating on the third of this month, and it ended on the 12th. My husband and I had sex on the fifth. Despite my history of irregular...  Read Full »
Dr. Vidya
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two possibilities here. One is a chemical pregnancy, where only the pregnancy test result come positive, and there is no evidence of sac on ultrasound. Second being a healthy pregnancy is a delayed conception or an ectopic. I suggest you do a serum beta hCG b...  Read Full »
 
I had sex with my partner last month and missed periods. Am I pregnant?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 35 years old and I had sex with my partner last month. My expected period date was a week later. Still, I did not get my periods. I have tried testing pregnancy strips the result was negative. I consumed Regestrone tablets for the past four days. We do not want to have a baby beca...  Read Full »
Dr. Sameer Kumar
Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the urine pregnancy test was done after eight days post missed menses was negative then you are not pregnant. However, to be double sure, you may opt for a serum beta hCG test, where if the hCG levels are less than 3 mIU, then you can be sure that you are not pre...  Read Full »
 
What medicine should I take to postpone my periods?
Query: Hello doctor, I am going on a vacation in two days and I am supposed to get my periods today. I still have not got them. I am wondering if there is anything I can take to get my periods now or take something that can delay my periods.  Read Full »
Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana Kaur Khurana
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Initially, check urine pregnancy test as you were supposed to get menses today, but have not got them. it. Then if it is negative then get one gynecological ultrasound to know the endometrial thickness. If the endometrial lining is less than 5 to 6 mm then you should ...  Read Full »
 
Though my pregnancy test is negative, I miss my period. What to do now?
Query: Hello doctor, I have missed periods and a negative pregnancy test. Should I wait for another test? I tested three days back. The last LMP date was exactly a month back. This is related to my wife.  Read Full »
Dr. Neha Singh Rathod
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since your urine pregnancy test is negative, there is nothing to worry about. The delay could be because of hormonal changes. However, if you do not get periods within a week or so, then get yourself checked by a gynecologist and get a pelvic scan done to rule out the e...  Read Full »
 
I had amenorrhea with a positive pregnancy test but USG shows clear uterus. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old, got married seven months back. I had regular 28 days cycle. Two months back, I had amenorrhoea for 40 days followed by urine pregnancy test positive but followed by bleeding and USG pelvis shows clear uterus, after seven days. Following this, I got some brownish discha...  Read Full »
Dr. Uzma Arqam
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the urine pregnancy test was positive then you got bleeding and then, bleeding and uterus empty, then maybe it was a complete miscarriage. Post bleeding, vaginal brown discharge might be infection or remains of miscarriage. To be on safe side have beta hCG and high v...  Read Full »
 
What does a double red line in pregnancy test kit indicate?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years now and my wife is 31. Today in pregnancy test kit, result came as double red line (a red line for C and a red line for T). Is this positive for pregnancy? Actually yesterday is her date for periods, but this has also not occurred yet. What precautions should we take? We w...  Read Full »
Dr. Sameer Kumar
Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The (UPT Kit) urine pregnancy test kit with two red lines indicates a positive result and that she is at present pregnant. The confirmation for an intrauterine pregnancy can be further done with a transvaginal ultrasound scan. She should be placed on tablet Folic Acid ...  Read Full »
 
Had bleeding after my last sex, but having temperature and vomiting since one week. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, I had sex with my partner before ten days. She took Postpone 72 on the next day. She had bleeding after a week for four days. Now, she has temperature and vomiting for a week. Is she pregnant?  Read Full »
Dr. Jimesh H Mavani
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Just do a urine pregnancy test, if you think, that she is pregnant. But mostly it will be negative. Now, she has temperature and vomiting mostly due to something other reason. It could be due to gastroenteritis if she ate food from outside. Consult a nearby physician. Y...  Read Full »
 
I am pregnant.I do not want to carry my pregnancy.Can I take abortion pills?
Query: Hi, I was supposed to get my period on the 19th of this month. Generally, my period lasts 25 days, but it did not arrive this month. After taking a urine test using a pregnancy detection kit, I received a positive result. So, I think I am pregnant. I have not taken a scan or contacted a doctor. I do...  Read Full »
Dr. Vidya
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi and welcome to icliniq.com. Since a urine pregnancy test result was positive, you are pregnant. However, it is very important to confirm the same by scan and to locate the pregnancy to make sure it is in the uterus and not outside, which is called an ectopic pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancies cannot...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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