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Hi, I took a pregnancy test last night. The test was a Clearblue

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Hi, I took a pregnancy test last night. The test was a Clearblue digital one which read "positive 1-2 weeks" after being overdue my period 3 days. This morning I went to test again and it read negative. Today I am experiencing mild cramps and have gotten my period which now is 4 days late. Again I took another test and it has read negative. Can you advise?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.
Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

One explanation here is that you may have had an abortion.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

With the symptoms that you are mentioning an abortion is a likely possibility.

Customer:

An abortion.... no I have not?

Customer:

do you mean a miscarriage?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I mean miscarriage.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes I meant miscarriage sorry.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Another possibility is that it may have been a false positive test but I think that its a miscarriage with your symptoms.

Customer:

would the test state positive and change in a matter of hours?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

It usually does not change so quickly but sometimes it may.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Your symptoms of cramping and having gotten your period later to me indicates that you did have a miscarriage.

Customer:

what should I do from here?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Nothing

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I mean you have had your period now

Customer:

should I keep testing as it was only 15 hours ago it read positive?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Your miscarriage is most likely complete and does not require any further action unless you bleed heavily.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You can retest but I am pretty sure that it would be negative because you have now had your period.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

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Customer:

thanks for your help.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

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Customer:

thanks.

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