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Old 03-07-2005, 05:34 PM   #1
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will a HPT show a positive when you're 12wks along?

My sister believes she is about 12wks, and we aren't sure if a HPT can detect the hormone if the levels are so high. Can it detect high hcg levels? Or only low levels?

Old 03-07-2005, 05:37 PM   #2
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Re: will a HPT show a positive when you're 12wks along?

It will show up positive if she's pregnant. There has to be a minimum amount of hormone present to make the tests work, but there is no such thing as too much hormone for the test to work.
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Old 03-08-2005, 05:05 AM   #3
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Re: will a HPT show a positive when you're 12wks along?

If she is pregnant the test will show up positive, it doesn't matter how far along she is...

Old 03-08-2005, 09:32 AM   #4
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Re: will a HPT show a positive when you're 12wks along?

Oh yeah it'll show.

I had a left over test from when I first tested....and around 12w. I was a huge dork and took it. LOL...I wanted to see how fast the line would show up. (hey why not dang thing probably would have expired before I had the chance to use it again)...

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