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how early?

I just took a home pregnancy test and it came out positive. I'm only 5 days late. Is this too soon? Is there such thing as a "false positive"? Also, I carry large buckets of ice at my job, when do you worry about carrying things that are too heavy?
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Congrats! Your pregnant!  There is no such thing as a false positive.  The test looks for the hcg hormone.  You only have that hormone when you are pregnant and only then.  
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If you mean you are only five days after when you expected your period, don't worry.  Pregnancy tests are totally reliable at that point.
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