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.

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How should I confirm if I am pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old and trying to get conceive. After my last menstrual cycle as per doctor advice I had HCG 5000 injection for ovulation. As per the follicular study, we had intercourse for two days after ovulation. I bled little with some dark coffee brown on the 11th of the next month, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The history typically suggests an implantation bleed, but as your dark brown bleed coincides with the menstrual due date. It may have been scanty menses as well. Now, as you have done the urine pregnancy test after 7 days post missed periods and it was negative, ...  Read Full »

What causes delayed periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend. I ejaculated on her innerwear. She immediately removed it and washed her vagina with water. Later, after a minute or two, she put on the same. This happened on the third day of her menstrual cycle and now she is over two weeks late on her periods....  Read Full »


Dr. Nidhi Jain Bukharia

General Practitioner, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chance of getting pregnant is less as it was the third day of her menstrual cycle and it was not a penetrative sex. But, as she delayed her periods for more than two weeks, pregnancy can be ruled out. Just go for a urine pregnancy test (by kit). If she is pr...  Read Full »

Do periods get affected by I-pill overdose?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex on 13th of this month and my period was due on the 20th. But, it has not come yet. I took I-pill within one hour of intercourse and due to lack of knowledge took one more dose the next day. Now I am worried. Will overdose of I-pill affect my body? Also, I did my urine pregnancy ...  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the data you have posted. I-pill if taken within 72 hours after intercourse, then it will be 95% effective.  As you have taken it early the chance of getting pregnant is less. Kindly calm down and repeat urine pregnancy test after four days and...  Read Full »

Why were the two lines in my pregnancy test not very clear?

Query: Hello doctor I have history of Thyroid and PCOS, i am taking 50mg of eltroxin. my period is delayed by 6 days .when I tested preganacy test after 4 days of period days two lines are showing but not clearly. please suggest me can I go to doctor for a checkup or wait for 1 week for clear result. or wh...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. I see than you haven't mentioned the date of your last menstrual period. Ideally, if you have had a regular 28days cycles, the urine pregnancy test is usually positive by the time you skip your periods. Delayed ovulation can be common in PCOS, So, I would suggest you to ...  Read Full »

Why did my girlfriend not get periods after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend. She took Unwanted 72 and vomited within one hour. She was late in her period by six days now. So, we had a pregnancy test and it showed negative. It has been eight days and she still did not get her period. What may be the reason?  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com We are here to help you. Probably, the Unwanted 72 - an emergency contraceptive pill got wasted. However, there are chances that she might not have got pregnant as there can be difference in timings of her fertile date and the day you had sex. Urine pregnancy test gets po...  Read Full »

Is it possible for a urine pregnancy test to 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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, 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 do I get heavy bleeds and clot post emergency contraceptive usage?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female who is currently struggling with the unknown of what is happening to my body. Since I first started menstruating, I have always been heavy and longer than average. My normal periods last for 8-10 days, and I use typically 1.5 complete boxes of tampons during ...  Read Full »


Dr. Keeranmayee Mishra

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not be stressed, I am here to help. According to your history, you have not got periods this month and you are having some abnormal discharge. I saw the picture. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). My first suggestion would be to do get a urine pregn...  Read Full »

What is the possibility of pregnancy when the HPT shows negative after a day I missed period?

Query: Hello doctor, I have missed my period for this month. Last month my date was 29th and my cycle is usually 28 to 30 days. I am married and I had tried for pregnancy during my ovulation days. Now, as soon as I missed my period I took the pregnancy test but it came out negative. I am having severe back...  Read Full »


Dr. Vidyaprem

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to iclinq.com. It is unlikely to be a pregnancy as the card is negative. However, if you do not get your regular cycles even after one more week. Do check serum beta HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) blood test to rule out pregnancy, as some times false negatives can happen with ur...  Read Full »

Is spotting normal during early pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 34 years old. I always have regular periods with a 28 day cycle. I have pregnancy like symptoms for the past two weeks. I feel nausea, cramps, strong smell, etc. Actually, my period was ahead of due. For the past 15 days I have very light watery bleeding started and is still on. It i...  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the data posted. Based on your symptoms, pregnancy is a possibility. But, as you said your periods are due now you can wait for another four days. If you did not get periods, then do a urine strip test for pregnancy. At this time no one ...  Read Full »

I get slight bleeding with positive pregnancy test. Is there any problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I missed my period then I took a pregnancy test two days before and it is positive. I got two lines, the first line is dark second line is light pink. But today morning I got abdominal pain then light bleeding also. It is anything wrong I am really scared now.  Read Full »


Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw that the urinary test pregnancy is positive. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Congratulations on your pregnancy. It will be better if you have written the first date of your last menstruation. So I can calculate the gestational age. In the fi...  Read Full »

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