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Pregnancy Tests Recalled Due to Inaccurate Results

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The manufacturer is recalling more than 58,000 digital pregnancy tests that have been distributed across the UK.

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Women are being advised to return the test devices to their pharmacy and use another testing method.

The specific batch number of the affected tests are:

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Description - Clear and Simple Digital Pregnancy Test

Catalogue Number - DM-102

Lot Number - DM10220170710E

Expiry Date - January 2020

Dr Duncan McPherson, clinical director of medical devices at the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency told the BBC:

"Patient safety is our highest priority.

"We strongly encourage anyone to report any issues with this product, or more generally with any medical device, to our Yellow Card Scheme.

"If you have any questions about using digital pregnancy tests, please speak to your healthcare professional."

Publish date: 04/10/2018 02:32 PM

tumblespots
18 days ago
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AgnesFaludi
AgnesFaludi18 days ago

Wow...hahaha.....surprise surprise...but probably no one knows if they got a wrong one, because after the midwife do a test anyways on the first appointment.

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Tasha042
Tasha04217 days ago

My doctors and midwife didn't do a second test with either of my babies. I was told that it's a waste of nhs money to retest as home tests are so accurate. There could be quite a few heartbroken women after this. Some may not find out there's no pregnancy until the 12week scan if their doctors are frugal like mine.

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AgnesFaludi
AgnesFaludi17 days ago

Tasha042 They did test me...what a waste of money? They hang a piece of sheet in the pee and it changes color...or not...how much it can cost??????less than 50p....NHS test is cheaper than the other ones.

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Tasha042
Tasha04217 days ago

AgnesFaludi yes I know 😂 they just cut corners where they can I guess. It didn't bother me at the time as I'd used 3 different tests to be sure myself. But i guess most women just trust one.

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AgnesFaludi
AgnesFaludi17 days ago

Tasha042 They tested my blood group 3 times....that can cost a fortune. I got transfered from one hospital to an other during pregnancy and they did not transfer my files. I needed to do the test again and than when I was giving birth they did it again to make it sure. Even I know my blood type since I am a child....

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig17 days ago

The midwife did a test when I went to see her, but she never actually said it was to check for pregnancy. She was also testing the amount of protein. Plus I was 12 weeks when I went to see her. I have my bloods tested every 2 weeks due to my blood group, so they have probably spent a fortune on me!

I only did the one test, but I knew it would be positive before I took it. I have never trusted the digital tests, not sure why, just haven't.

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davidstockport
davidstockport17 days ago

Inaccurate pregnancy testers can be a good cure for hiccoughs 🙂

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Auntielettie
Auntielettie16 days ago

This makes me feel prehistoric. I only knew I was officially pregnant after my gp tested at 8 weeks he said no need to test earlier. I was vomiting for England so I knew ......

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