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can a pregnancy test give a false negative

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Oral contraceptives will not cause a false + or a false - on a pregnancy test.
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Birth Control: You do not get pregnant usually on birth control so, why would you waste the money on a test? But, if you were pregnant the birth control would n ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not possible if : Not possible if tested properly and test kit is not expired or defective.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naheed Akhter
52 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Should not happen.: Now a days urine pregnancy test are very sensitive. You will get a positive result 5-7 days after u missed your period. Provided your cycles are regul ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Phillips
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It should not affect those.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malcolm Macdonald
33 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Since the test measures the presence (for a positive test) of the hormone hCG, no foods or diet changes will affect the test result--either positive o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Johnson
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Who knows: Be sure to do the first morning most concentrated urine. Now a days most tests are the same sensitivity. Get a serum HCG blood test if any question. A ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It could be a false negative test. If your period doesn't start or is abnormal, repeat the test next week.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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It increases the: possibility of a false negative, but there's no certainty. HCG levels rise almost exponentially in the first trimester, so eventually it will turn p ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No: Implanon won't affect your pregnancy test results.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No, BUT: You need immediate attention for treatment of your blood pressure. Please see your doctor asap. Your blood pressure is too high, get treatment soon.
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