A 26-year-old female asked:
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Can we get a negative pregnancy test in ectopic pregnancy?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not normaly: The tests are usually positive as if the baby had implanted in the uterus. Pain, and sometimes bleeding are the signs of an ectopic, or tubal, pregnancy.
Answered on Apr 2, 2016
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Negative: AN ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy, it makes hCG. You can never have an ectopic with a negative test: no mystery, you are simply not pregnant.
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No: No.
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