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A 18-year-old female asked:

can a pregnancy test be wrong?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 29-year-old female asked:

What are wrong with the dollar store pregnancy test?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Nothing: Retail pregnancy tests are reliable, valid and accurate when performed correctly.
A 39-year-old female asked:

Can a first response pregnancy test be wrong sometimes?

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Dr. Phil Chen answered
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Possible: You could run another test to confirm it.
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Can the pregnancy test be wrong ever?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Yes: Although these tests are accurate, reliable and valid, you must follow the directions carefully.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Can the 1st pregnancy test be wrong?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 pregnancy test at the time you miss your period. If negative and still no period, repeat in a week.
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A 22-year-old female asked:

Is there a wrong time to take a pregnancy test?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Taking a pregnancy test during the first 3 weeks of your menstrual cycle is likely to be inaccurate.

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