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Clearblue Plus Pregnancy Test has been designed to offer you the easiest pregnancy testing experience, with the accuracy you expect from Clearblue. Its revolutionary design came after extensive research with women and even won a Red Dot Design award in 2012.
Over 99% Accurate
From the day of your expected period.
Easy to handle and more hygienic due to the longer, curved handle.
50% Wider Tip
The wider Colour Change Tip makes sampling easier and changes colour from white to pink to let you know you've sampled correctly.
Can Test 5 Days Early
So sensitive you can test up to 5 days before your missed period**.
Clear Plus (+) or Minus (-) Results
Easy to read plus (+) or minus (-) results, with resultas fast as 1 minute*
* A pregnant result may appear in 1 minute when testing from the day of the missed period. Wait 3 minutes to confirm a not pregnant result. ** Can be used 5 days before your missed period (which is 4 days before your expected period). In lab testing, 98% of pregnant results were detected the day before the expected period, 97% were detected 2 days before, 88% were detected 3 days before and 56% were detected 4 days before the expected period.
If you test early and get a 'Not Pregnant' result it is possible that the level of pregnancy hormone may not yet be high enough to be detected. You should test again when your period is due.
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How to use Clearblue PLUS Pregnancy Test
1. Before you begin
Please always read the instruction leaflet carefully before doing a pregnancy test.
When ready to test, remove the pregnancy test stick from the foil wrapper and take off the blue cap. Use the test straightaway.
2. Doing the test
Simply hold the absorbent colour change tip pointing downwards in your urine stream or in a sample of your urine, in a clean dry container, for just 5 seconds.
The colour change tip will instantly turn pink showing that urine is being absorbed. Continue holding the colour change tip in the urine for the full 5 seconds.
Keep the colour change tip pointing downwards or lay the pregnancy test stick flat while you wait for the result.
3. Wait for 3 minutes
As the pregnancy test begins to work, you'll see blue lines start to develop.
4. Read your results
You can read your result in the result window.
A blue line must be present in the control window when you read your result. This line shows that the test has worked.
A ‘Pregnant’ result may appear in 1 minute when testing from the day you miss your period (which is the day after your expected period). You should wait the full 3 minutes to confirm a ‘Not Pregnant’ result or when testing before you have missed your period (refer to question 10).
If no blue line appears in the control window within 10 minutes the test has not worked.
It does not matter if one of the lines that make up the '+' symbol is lighter or darker than the other; the result is 'Pregnant'.
Read your result within 10 minutes of doing a test. Ignore any changes to your result after this time.
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Frequently asked questions
How accurate is Clearblue PLUS Pregnancy Test?
Clearblue Plus Pregnancy Test is more than 99% accurate in laboratory tests, when used from the day your period is due.
How accurate is Clearblue PLUS Pregnancy Test?
Clearblue Plus Pregnancy Test is more than 99% accurate in laboratory tests, when used from the day of your expected period.
When can I test with Clearblue PLUS Pregnancy Test?
Clearblue Plus Pregnancy Test can be used up to 4 days before your period is due. If you test before your period is due and get a 'Not Pregnant' result, there is still a chance that you may be pregnant. See the chart below for results from clinical testing of Clearblue Plus Pregnancy Test with early pregnancy samples.
Clearblue recommends that you test from the day your period is due. However, the pregnancy hormone increases rapidly in early pregnancy and Clearblue Plus can be used to test up to 4 days before your period is due. In clinical testing with early pregnancy samples, Clearblue Plus gave the following results:
Number of days before the period is due
% of samples from pregnant
women giving a 'Pregnant' result
- If you have irregular cycles, you should allow for your longest cycle in recent months before testing.
- If you have no idea when your period is due we recommend testing not less than 19 days after the last time you had unprotected sex.
- If testing from the day your period is due, you can test any time of the day. If testing early, use the first urine of the day. Avoid excessive fluid intake before testing.
- If the result is 'Not Pregnant', and pregnancy is still suspected, refer to question 9.
How does Clearblue PLUS Pregnancy Test work?
When you are pregnant your body produces the pregnancy hormone hCG (human Chorionic Gonadotrophin). The amount of hCG in your body increases in the early stages of pregnancy. Clearblue Plus can detect tiny amounts of this hormone in your urine. (The sensitivity of this test is 25mIU/ml).
Can any medication or medical conditions affect the result?
- Always read the manufacturer's instructions for any medication you are taking before conducting a test.
- Fertility drugs containing hCG can give misleading results (these fertility drugs are usually given by injection, and testing too soon after administration may give a false 'Pregnant' result).
- Other fertility therapies (such as clomiphene citrate), painkillers and hormonal contraceptives (e.g. contraceptive pill) should not affect the result.
- If you have recently stopped using hormonal contraception or are using fertility therapies like clomiphene citrate, your periods may be irregular, leading you to test too soon.
- If you have recently been pregnant (even if not carried to full term) you may get a false 'Pregnant' result.
- Ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cysts, menopause and some very rare medical conditions can give misleading results.
If you do get unexpected results you should discuss them with your doctor.
I previously tested ‘Pregnant’ but have tested again and got a ‘Not Pregnant’ result, or my period has started. What does this mean?
Whilst Clearblue Plus Pregnancy test is over 99% accurate at detecting the pregnancy hormone from the day the period is due, it’s possible to get a pregnant result and find out later that you’re not pregnant (i.e., you may later get a not pregnant result, or your period may start). This may be due to natural loss during the early stages of pregnancy, known as ‘early pregnancy loss’, which sadly is not uncommon, as around 1 in 4 pregnancies end in early pregnancy loss. If you do get unexpected results, ask your doctor for advice.
I have used the Clearblue PLUS Pregnancy Test but the Colour Change Tip has not turned completely pink. What should I do?
If the Colour Change Tip has not turned completely pink you may not have applied enough urine. However, if the blue line in the Control Window appears within 10 minutes of performing the test then the test has worked. If no blue line appears in the Control Window within 10 minutes of performing the test, refer to question 7.
I have used the Clearblue PLUS Pregnancy Test but no blue line has appeared in the Control Window. What should I do?
If there is no blue line in the Control Window within 10 minutes of performing the test, then the test has not worked. This may be because:
- The Colour Change Tip was not kept pointing downwards or the pregnancy test stick was not laid flat after urine was applied.
- Too much or too little urine was used. You must sample for 5 seconds. You should test again, using a new pregnancy test stick, taking care to follow the instructions. You may wish to collect a sample of your urine in a clean, dry container and immerse only the Colour Change Tip for 5 seconds.
What if I am unsure of my result?
Picture A This denotes a 'Pregnant' result. This is more likely when you are testing before your period is due when your hCG levels may be relatively low.
Picture B This is not unusual when you are pregnant and you are testing on or around the day your period is due as hCG levels may still be relatively low.
Picture C This is more likely to occur when you are pregnant and you are testing more than a few days after your period is due as hCG levels are higher. If you are still unsure of your result, you should wait at least 3 days before testing again, taking care to follow instructions.
- For your result to be 'Pregnant' there must be a blue line in the Control Window and a '+' symbol in the Result Window within 10 minutes of performing the test. The appearance of the '+' symbol in the Result Window may vary, however, the lines that make up the '+' symbol and the line in the Control Window should be of a similar width (see pictures A-C).
- For your result to be 'Not Pregnant' there must be a blue line in the Control Window and a '-' (minus) symbol in the Result Window within 10 minutes of performing the test. If your result is 'Not Pregnant' and pregnancy is still suspected, refer to question 9.
My test says I’m not pregnant. What should I do?
You may not be pregnant, or the level of pregnancy hormone may not yet be high enough to be detected, or you may have miscalculated the day your period was due.
- If you tested early, test again when your period is due.
- If your period is overdue, test again in 3 days time. If this test gives you a 'Not Pregnant' result and you still have not had your period, see your doctor.
My test says I m pregnant. What should I do?
If your test says you are pregnant you should see your doctor who can advise you on what steps you should take next.
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Clearblue tests are over 99% accurate from the day of the expected period. At Clearblue we believe that consumers need a result they can be confident in and act on, and therefore we provide pregnancy test products that are over 99% accurate at detecting pregnancy from the day of the expected period.How accurate is Clearblue Plus pregnancy test? ›
Clearblue tests are over 99% accurate from the day of the expected period. At Clearblue we believe that consumers need a result they can be confident in and act on, and therefore we provide pregnancy test products that are over 99% accurate at detecting pregnancy from the day of the expected period.How early can Clearblue Plus detect pregnancy? ›
When it comes to taking a pregnancy test, all Clearblue tests are over 99% accurate at detecting pregnancy from the day you expect your period4. Some tests can also be used as early as 6 days before your expected period.What does 3 plus mean on a Clearblue pregnancy test? ›
3. If the test result is 'Pregnant' a numerical result: "1-2", "2-3" or "3+", is also displayed indicating that conception occurred 1 to 2 weeks ago, 2 to 3 weeks ago or 3 or more weeks ago.How sensitive is the Clearblue Plus pregnancy test? ›
When you are pregnant your body produces the pregnancy hormone hCG (human Chorionic Gonadotrophin). The amount of hCG in your body increases in the early stages of pregnancy. Clearblue® Rapid Detection can detect tiny amounts of this hormone in your urine. (The sensitivity of this test is 25mIU/ml).Does Clearblue have a lot of false positives? ›
Because hCG is usually only present in your body when you're pregnant, false positive results are incredibly rare. If you use a reliable pregnancy test, like Clearblue, you can be over 99% certain you're pregnant if you see a positive result.Can a Clearblue test be a false negative? ›
Know this: All Clearblue® pregnancy tests are over 99% accurate from the day you expect your period. False positives very rarely occur, and are often due to medical conditions or certain medications. False negatives, while more common, typically occur due to testing too early or drinking too much liquid before testing.Can 12 hours make a difference in a pregnancy test? ›
However, you don't need to stress too much about taking a pregnancy test at a specific time of day. Using urine later on when it's less concentrated may only “hypothetically delay a positive result by only 12 to 24 hours,” advises Dr. Flanagan.How long does it take for hCG to show up in urine? ›
hCG is a hormone produced by your placenta when you are pregnant. It appears shortly after the embryo attaches to the wall of the uterus. If you are pregnant, this hormone increases very rapidly. If you have a 28 day menstrual cycle, you can detect hCG in your urine 12-15 days after ovulation.Does clearblue tell you right away or you wait? ›
Some tests also take the anxiety out of this waiting period by offering you a countdown, or you can try our Rapid Detection Pregnancy Test which can give you a positive result as fast as 1 minute if you're testing from the day of your missed period, however wait 3 minutes to confirm a negative result.
Most OBs count pregnancy starting from the first day of your last menstrual period (LMP). (It's more accurate for doctors to estimate a due date this way.) So if you think you conceived about two weeks ago, you're probably at least four weeks pregnant—maybe even five.How am I 4 weeks pregnant if I conceived 2 weeks ago? ›
Week 4 of pregnancy
For example, a fertilised egg may have implanted in your womb just 2 weeks ago, but if the first day of your last period was 4 weeks ago, this means you're officially four weeks pregnant! Pregnancy normally lasts from 37 weeks to 42 weeks from the first day of your last period.
The product "Clearblue Advanced Pregnancy Test" states clearly on the label, however, that it is not meant to be a test used to monitor for miscarriage. With this test, as with other pregnancy tests, the notes above pertain. If you are worried you may have miscarried, talk to your doctor.Which pregnancy test detects lowest hCG? ›
Proov Check is one of the few tests that can detect pregnancy hormone levels as low as 5mIU/mL, which allows you to check for pregnancy as early as five days before the expected period, Dr. Flisser says.What not to do before taking a pregnancy test? ›
- DON'T Drink Alcohol, Smoke or Take Illegal Drugs if You Think You Might be Pregnant. ...
- DON'T Ignore Common Pregnancy Symptoms. ...
- DON'T Drink Too Much Water Prior to Taking a Pregnancy Test. ...
- DON'T Take a Negative Home Pregnancy Test Result at Face Value. ...
- DON'T Panic.
First morning urine samples will normally contain the highest levels of hCG. C. If not tested immediately, urine may be stored at room temperature (59-86oF or 15-30o C) or 8 hours refrigerated at 36─46oF (2─8oC) for up to 3 days. Samples must be brought to room temperature before testing.Can too much pee on a pregnancy test make it negative? ›
Excess fluids can impact the accuracy of the test results, so if your urine is diluted or pale yellow, hold off on taking a test. Diluted urine tends to also have diluted hCG levels which can skew the test results. Take a test when you naturally need to pee.What is the failure rate of Clearblue? ›
Most home pregnancy tests are reliable, for example Clearblue's tests have an accuracy of over 99% from the day you expect your period, and while it's possible a test showing a negative result is wrong, particularly if you're testing early, getting a false positive is extremely rare.What if a pregnancy test turned positive after 10 minutes? ›
A mark on a pregnancy test may be an evaporation line if: More than 10 minutes have passed since taking the test. The mark is faint and colorless, and it resembles a water spot.Can I be 5 weeks pregnant and still test negative? ›
Yes, it is possible. Getting a negative result doesn't mean you're not pregnant, it may just mean your hCG levels are not high enough for the test to detect the hormone in your urine.
This usually ranges between a couple of minutes up until 10 minutes later. If you see a positive result beyond this time frame, you may be left second-guessing the results. However, always remember that a pregnancy test result is only accurate within 10 minutes.Can a UTI cause a positive pregnancy test? ›
Serious urinary tract infections (with high levels of WBC, RBC and nitrite) can occasionally cause a false positive pregnancy test result.Can a pregnancy test be negative at night and positive in the morning? ›
A negative pregnancy test at night and positive in the morning. As strange as it sounds, you might get a negative result from the pregnancy test at night and a positive one in the morning. In this case, you should wait for another 3 to 5 days before you take your pregnancy test again.Why did my pregnancy test turn positive so fast? ›
If you test yourself even earlier than that, it's just as likely that what you measured is simply a normal variation in hormone production. Early positives may mean you have two more babies on the way (which research indicates is more common among women over the age of 35), or they may mean that you have just one.Why did I get a faint positive and then a negative? ›
If you saw a faint positive result and retested in a few days with a negative result (or you got your period after testing positive), you may have experienced a chemical pregnancy or early miscarriage. A chemical pregnancy means the egg was fertilized but didn't completely implant.What is the earliest a pregnancy test can be positive? ›
When you can do a pregnancy test. You can carry out most pregnancy tests from the first day of a missed period. If you don't know when your next period is due, do the test at least 21 days after you last had unprotected sex. Some very sensitive pregnancy tests can be used even before you miss a period.What are the symptoms of implantation? ›
Some women do notice signs and symptoms that implantation has occurred. Signs may include light bleeding, cramping, nausea, bloating, sore breasts, headaches, mood swings, and possibly a change in basal body temperature. But — and here's the frustrating part — many of these signs are very similar to PMS.What are the first signs of pregnancy? ›
Symptoms of early pregnancy include missed periods, nausea and vomiting, breast changes, tiredness and frequent urination. Many of these symptoms can also be caused by other factors such as stress or illness. If you suspect you may be pregnant, see your doctor.Should I take clear blue test morning or night? ›
Do I need to use first morning urine? If testing early, use the first urine of the day. If testing from the day of your expected period, you can take a pregnancy test with urine from any time of the day.How sensitive are clear blue tests? ›
Test sensitivity is 10mIU/ml. Testing is made easy by an extra wide tip and our unique stop light feature, which flashes to tell you when you have sampled enough urine. Plus our Floodguard(TM) Technology makes it easy to test correctly.
Your growing uterus is pulling and straining the muscles that support it. You may feel sharp pains or just a mild pulling sensation. It often occurs when you cough, sneeze, stand up, sit down, roll over, or during sex.Is 2 weeks pregnant actually 4 weeks? ›
It can be confusing during the first month because pregnancy (which is an average of 40 weeks long) is actually measured from the first day of your last menstrual period. Even though you likely ovulated and conceived only two weeks ago, technically, you're considered to be four weeks along.What does a pregnant belly look like at 1 week? ›
Week 1 pregnant belly
There won't really be a baby bump during the first week of your pregnancy, or really, for the next few weeks. Since you'll be menstruating during this week, it is possible that hormonal changes might make you feel a bit bloated due to fluid retention.
Your weeks of pregnancy are dated from the first day of your last period. This means that in the first 2 weeks or so, you are not actually pregnant – your body is preparing for ovulation (releasing an egg from one of your ovaries) as usual. Your "getting pregnant" timeline is: day 1: the first day of your period.What do early pregnancy cramps feel like? ›
“Early on in your pregnancy, it's natural to feel some mild cramping in your lower abdomen at infrequent times as your body prepares for your growing baby,” Dr. Nalla said. As your belly grows, so does your uterus. This may cause you to feel some slight pulling, tugging or stretching similar to period cramps.What color is signs of miscarriage? ›
The most common sign of miscarriage is vaginal bleeding.
This can vary from light spotting or brownish discharge to heavy bleeding and bright-red blood or clots. The bleeding may come and go over several days.
Certain uterine conditions or weak cervical tissues (incompetent cervix) might increase the risk of miscarriage. Smoking, alcohol and illicit drugs. Women who smoke during pregnancy have a greater risk of miscarriage than do nonsmokers. Heavy alcohol use and illicit drug use also increase the risk of miscarriage.How far am I if my Clearblue test says 2 3 weeks? ›
If your Clearblue test says 2-3 weeks, then the NHS would say that you're 4-5 weeks along.What pregnancy test detects the lowest amount of hCG? ›
Proov Check is one of the few tests that can detect pregnancy hormone levels as low as 5mIU/mL, which allows you to check for pregnancy as early as five days before the expected period, Dr. Flisser says.Does Clearblue give false positive after 10 minutes? ›
This usually ranges between a couple of minutes up until 10 minutes later. If you see a positive result beyond this time frame, you may be left second-guessing the results. However, always remember that a pregnancy test result is only accurate within 10 minutes.
What level of hCG can pregnancy tests detect? Generally, most home pregnancy tests claim to detect hCG levels from 25 mIU/ml. However, some tests, such as the Clearblue® Early Digital Pregnancy Test and the Clearblue Early Detection Pregnancy Test, are so sensitive they can detect hCG levels as low as 10 mIU/ml.Which Clearblue test is more accurate? ›
Clearblue is best known for its blue-dye plus-sign tests, but the pink-dye Clearblue Early Detection test is more sensitive and, in our experience, easier to read. This test's sensitivity is similar to that of the First Response Early Result.What test is most sensitive to hCG? ›
The most accurate pregnancy test is an in-office blood test, followed by clinical urine tests (doctor's office urine tests). That said, when testing at home, the most accurate pregnancy test is one sensitive enough to detect hCG before a missed period.What happens if you hold pregnancy test in urine too long? ›
That's especially important with nondigital line tests. Waiting too long can sometimes cause a faint, colorless evaporation line to appear when the urine dries. While lines without color aren't a sign of pregnancy, they can be confusing, Watkins says.What can mess up a pregnancy test? ›
- Take the test too early. The earlier you take a home pregnancy test, the harder it is for the test to find HCG . ...
- Check test results too soon. Set a timer to go off at the time the test directions say you should check the result. ...
- Take the test later in the day.
No. If you have used all the test sticks in the pack you will need to buy a new pack containing a holder and test sticks. Use the same holder throughout your cycle with new test sticks. If you have any test sticks left at the end of testing, you can use these and the Holder for your next cycle if needed.Can I use Clearblue twice? ›
And while they do pretty well at what they're supposed to do — detect the pregnancy hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) — to get accurate results, you need to follow package instructions as written. So no, you can't reuse a pregnancy test.What are the symptoms of rising hCG levels? ›
Symptoms of rising hCG levels can include fatigue, nausea/vomiting (aka morning sickness), dizziness or light-headedness, breast tenderness, and feeling emotionally sensitive.Are cheap pregnancy tests as good as Clearblue? ›
Pregnancy test accuracy is not affected by price. If your dollar store pregnancy test says you're pregnant, you almost certainly are. That said, more expensive tests may have increased sensitivity, so they'll be able to detect lower levels of hCG and provide positive test results at an earlier date than cheaper tests.