At Gravidtid.dk, you can purchase early pregnancy tests and choose from our wide selection. You can buy early pregnancy tests in various forms such as digital pregnancy tests, as well as in strip form at affordable prices. Our most sensitive and earliest pregnancy tests can be used 6 days before the expected menstruation.
How does early pregnancy tests work
The pregnancy hormone hCG rises very quickly if you become pregnant. Therefore, pregnancy tests are designed to react to an elevated hCG level, indicating that you are pregnant.
Pregnancy tests have two antibody lines. One is the control line, which turns color when dipped in urine. If the control line appears with color, it indicates that your test is functioning properly. The other line is called the test line, and this line only turns color if your urine contains the amount of hCG that your pregnancy test is sensitive to. The most sensitive early pregnancy tests will show a positive result when your hCG level has risen above 5 mlIU/ml.
When can you take an early pregnancy test?
Most early pregnancy tests can be used from 9 days after fertilization/5 days before the expected menstruation. We recommend testing with morning urine if you want to take an early pregnancy test. This is because the level of the pregnancy hormone hCG is highest in concentrated morning urine.
How accurate is an early pregnancy test?
Pregnancy tests today are of such high quality that they are more than 99% accurate from the day of expected menstruation. The same applies to early pregnancy tests. However, when testing early for pregnancy—before the expected menstruation—the accuracy is lower.
Clinical tests on most early tests show that approximately 70% of pregnant women will have a positive result on an early pregnancy test 4 days before the expected menstruation. This means that you can still be pregnant even if you test negative with an early test before your expected menstruation.
If you test too early with a pregnancy test, you may also risk detecting a biochemical pregnancy, which is a pregnancy that ends in the first few days after fertilization. In this case, you may get a faint positive pregnancy test that becomes less pronounced over the days and may be completely negative on the day of expected menstruation.
Can an early pregnancy test give a false positive?
The reliability of early and regular pregnancy tests today is so high that it rarely happens. If your test is positive—if a colored line appears on the test line within the specified time frame—then you are pregnant. However, some women may still experience menstruation on the expected date or a few days later, leading them to think that the pregnancy test was a false positive. In most cases, it is due to a biochemical abortion, which means that a fertilized egg was lost very early in the pregnancy. However, this does not change the fact that if a colored line appears within the specified time frame, a high level of hCG has been measured, indicating that you are—or were—pregnant. Note that there are medications, such as Ovitrelle, that can increase hCG levels without being pregnant.
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