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can a clearblue pregnancy test be wrong

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Any test can be: Wrong. However, if done correctly and after about a week past a missed period, these tests are generally accurate.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If you take it too: Early. If your HCG level is too low - it may not trip the test even though pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant you can take a regular home pr ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Although these tests are accurate, reliable and valid, you must follow the directions carefully.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Is it FDA approved?: All fda approved test kits are accurate. The reliability of the result depends on the timing and technique of testing. You should do the home test 4-5 ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
26 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: You could run another test to confirm it.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: The most common cause for false positives and negatives is user error. Follow the directions carefully.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: They can be false positive (say your pregnant when you're really not) or false negative (say you're not pregnant when you really are). The most commo ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Only if: the test is done too early, or (obviously) if the test is defective or run incorrectly.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Anything is possible but it is highly unlikely.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes, sort of: A blood or urine pregnancy test detects HCG hormone, not pregnancy per se. If a person has a tumor producing HCG the test will be positive but wrong i ... Read More

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