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Pictures of Positive Pregnancy Tests

Pregnancy tests can be difficult to interpret but usually the test kit will show you pics of what a positive pregnancy test looks like as well as images of what negative results will look like. Both the EPT pregnancy test and the First Response pregnancy test involve a two line system. When the urine is soaked into the test area, a reference line will begin to show up that tells you that the test is working correctly. Next to that will be space for a second line. If you see even a faint line at the test site next to the reference line, you are likely to be pregnant.

Faint lines can be frustrating because they don’t look like the real pictures on the test instructions but, if you are in doubt about the meaning of the faint line, take another test on a first morning urine specimen the next day or see your doctor about a quantitative HCG test to verify that you are pregnant.

Pregnancy tests can be difficult to interpret but usually the test kit will show you pics of what a positive pregnancy test looks like as well as images of what negative results will look like. Both the EPT pregnancy test and the First Response pregnancy test involve a two line system. When the urine is soaked into the test area, a reference line will begin to show up that tells you that the test is working correctly. Next to that will be space for a second line. If you see even a faint line at the test site next to the reference line, you are likely to be pregnant.

Faint lines can be frustrating because they don’t look like the real pictures on the test instructions but, if you are in doubt about the meaning of the faint line, take another test on a first morning urine specimen the next day or see your doctor about a quantitative HCG test to verify that you are pregnant.

Positive Pregnancy Test Pictures

Always buy a pregnancy test that shows positive pregnancy test pictures and negative pregnancy test pictures; don’t throw the directions or pictures away until you have completed the test and are absolutely sure of the results. Pregnancy tests are also available that are digital, which eliminate the confusion over seeing a faint line on the test strip. Digital tests will say “Yes” or “No” or will say “Pregnant” or “Not pregnant”, depending on the test. These tests are a bit more expensive than the line tests or the “plus sign” tests but they are good for people with poor vision or for those who don’t like the ambiguity of a faint line.

Positive pregnancy test strip pictures

 

 

Positive pregnancy test strip pictures

Pictures of Positive Pregnancy Tests on the Web

There are many reference pictures on the internet which will help you determine what your particular test results mean. Every pregnancy test is different in the amount of HCG detectable before a positive result is seen on the test strip. Some are as sensitive as being able to detect as little as 25 mIU/ml of HCG, while older or cheaper tests don’t detect a positive test until the HCG level is 50 mIU/ml. If you want an ultra-sensitive test, look for one that says it can tell if you are pregnant 5 days before your missed period. No test can be any more sensitive than that because that is the average time from ovulation to implantation, which is the time when HCG levels begin to rise in the maternal blood and urine.
Pictures of a positive and negative pregnancy test as given in the package insert of a pregnancy test kit may not look exactly like the results you get. Your line may be stronger or weaker than the line shown in the picture. Unlike ovulation test kits, which require you to determine if your line is darker than or equal to the reference line, pregnancy tests are generally felt to be positive if you see any kind of line whatsoever, even if it is a very faint line.

Positive pregnancy test strip pictures

Read also:

What to do with a faint positive Pregnancy Test

When you have a Positive Pregnancy Test

False Positive Pregnancy Tests

Early Pregnancy Tests, Pregnancy Tests after Miscarriage and Pregnancy Symptoms before a Positive Test

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