A 30-year-old female asked:
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can decidual bleeding cause a false negative tests ?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : If someone haas decidual bleeding then by definition they are pregnant. The pregnancy test would be positive. If the pregnancy test is negative then the bleeding is not decidual bleeding.
Answered on Dec 10, 2016

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The lack of the pregnancy hormone is why the pregnancy test is negative. You do not have to have any bleeding to have a negative pregnancy test.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
64 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: It is possible. Repeat the hcg., may probably be negative at 45.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
High ; common: Decidual bleeding can be lumped together with implantation bleeding and we can call them both "first trimester bleeding". I'd estimate 20-30% of women ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Amy bleeding could result in clots.

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