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Accuracy of negative bhcg tests

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Was the blood test for HCG positive and urine test negative? If so, that is likely due to the blood test being more sensitive. The anomaly in wiping t ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Still positive: Most urine pregnancy tests cannot measure HCG levels in the urine below 25 or 30 units. Also, if the urine was not your first morning urine, and ther ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Possible if...: Possible if ovulation happened much later than expected. Can repeat a home pregnancy test after 1 more week. A home pregnancy test gives a reliable re ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Apparently you were: Pregnant then the pregnancy spontaneously aborted.This happens more frequently than we realize.However we didn't realize this until we had the capabil ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
When did you have: Your last period? Could it be just adipose tissue? Please see your doctor for a proper examination and if needed, imaging and lab studies. The tests y ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Home pregnancy tests are very accurate.: They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss y ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
To rule out tumor: Some tumors produce beta hcg. Do you have any symptoms or any reason to suspect that you may have an ovarian tumor?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Bretal
24 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No, the test reacts to a specific HCG hormone in the body, so it will not be altered by the flu.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get another bhcg: Hard to say exactly what is happening with the information provided. However, if the urine pregnancy tests are still positive after another week, I w ... Read More

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