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Took 4 hgc tests and 6 urine home test. All negative can you still be pregnant?

Took 4 hgc tests and 6 urine home test. All negative can you still be pregnant?

Pregnancy tests: Albert612, after 4 hgc tests and 6 urine home tests, i feel confident telling you that you're not pregnant. Even today's cheapest dollar store pregnancy tests are usually over 90% accurate and the more tests you take the more certain the result is. I'm sorry if you're trying to get pregnant but some people enjoy the fact that they will just have to keep on trying. Your ob/gyn may be able to help. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can a tubal pregnancy cause home pregnant tests to be false?

Can a tubal pregnancy cause home pregnant tests to be false?

Nope.: The pregnancy test cannot tell where the pregnancy is implanted. It shows positive in both ectopic/tubal and normal pregnancies alike. The way to diagnose tubal pregnancy is by serial blood beta HCG levels and transvaginal sonography in expert hands. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant with bleeding and negative home pregnancy tests?

Can you be pregnant with bleeding and negative home pregnancy tests?

Yes but may not be N: See your gyn as your gyn can do a sensitive quant bhcg as if it is + u may be having a miss or ectopic. ...Read more

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How often are home pregnancy tests wrong?

How often are home pregnancy tests wrong?

A lot.: They are wrong a lot. Many false negative occur if they are used during the first 2-3 weeks of pregnancy. A positive, however, is positive and indicates pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can the pregnancy test be wrong ever?

Can the pregnancy test be wrong ever?

Yes: Although these tests are accurate, reliable and valid, you must follow the directions carefully. ...Read more

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Can the home pregnancy tests always work?

Can the home pregnancy tests always work?

No: Not quite as sensitive as blood pregnancy tests. If you've had unprotected sex and a missed period, see your dr. Also other causes of missed periods like hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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Can home pregnancy tests have glitches ?

Can home pregnancy tests have glitches ?

Pregnancy Tests: Define glitches. Home testing, if done appropriately and after a missed period are very accurate. ...Read more

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Home prega test is showing positive pls tell me which blood test should be done to see accurate results pregnancy results. Periods are delay by 4 days?

Home prega test is showing positive pls tell me which blood test should be done to see accurate results pregnancy results. Periods are delay by 4 days?

HCG: Blood test for quantitative measurement of beta HCG is useful for confirmation of pregnancy. If you did the test correctly and the urine test is positive after a missed period, your are more than likely pregnant. Your profile says you are a 33 year male, I trust you asking for a female. ...Read more

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Period 5 days late . 6 pregnancy tests are negative. What could be wrong?

Period 5 days late . 6 pregnancy tests are negative. What could be wrong?

Wow! Six?!: You are spending a fortune on tests! One of two things is happening here. 1) you may be pregnant but you are testing too early for test to turn positive. 2) you aren't pregnant and are just late. This happens for lots of reasons, illness, stress, hormone imbalance, etc. Wait for a full week then test again. A little patience is required here. ...Read more

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What causes pregnancy test to be negative but pregnancy be positive threw blood work?

What causes pregnancy test to be negative but pregnancy be positive threw blood work?

Pregnancy: Urine pregnancy tests may not be as sensitive as laboratory blood tests. It is likely that the hormone level was to low to be detected by the urine test. Other factors could also apply, such as test malfunction, test misread, user error, etc. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a pregnancy test be wrong?

Can a pregnancy test be wrong?

Any test can be: Wrong. However, if done correctly and after about a week past a missed period, these tests are generally accurate. ...Read more

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Taking pregnancy tests, can they always be 100% accurate?

Taking pregnancy tests, can they always be 100% accurate?

100%: Usually yes but sometimes the testing goes wrong. By that I mean the result may be mistakenly listed as NO. In that case, have another test in 4 weeks. If the initial test is OK be happy and enjoy your upcoming baby. ...Read more

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Can early home pregnancy tests give false negatives if you are late with your period?

Yes that can happen: It can depend on the concentration of urine and if the test was done properly , a home test should be + at the time of the missed period, if it is _ and u think u are preg then u must have a blood preg test to know for sure. ...Read more

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Could somebody be pregnant and the pregnancy test be negative?

Could somebody be pregnant and the pregnancy test be negative?

Not likely: Only when not performed properly. Or if done too early. If you have doubts have your family doctor or ob/gyn perform a blood pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can the 1st pregnancy test be wrong?

Can the 1st pregnancy test be wrong?

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. ...Read more

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I'm wondering are home pregnancy tests ever wrong?

I'm wondering are home pregnancy tests ever wrong?

Yes: One study showed that there is a nearly 25% false negative rate on those tests. This rate increases even more if the test is done earlier than 9 days after the missed period. ...Read more

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Period 4 days late. Negative home pregnant test result. Can i still be pregnant? What else could cause delay?

Period 4 days late. Negative home pregnant test result. Can i still be pregnant? What else could cause delay?

MIDDLE AGE!: Freq your age group have late periods and bleed a lot. Should see md for meds to bring it on, especially if you have strong premenstral and no bleeding and not pregnant weight gain, thyroid are common cause should repeat preg test also. ...Read more

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What are some easy Home pregnancy tests ?

What are some easy Home pregnancy tests ?

Any of them: There are tons of different brands available at any pharmacy. There are cheap ones and expensive digital ones. For the most part they work the same. Head over the any pharmacy. If you had already missed your period then the less expensive ones are fine. In minutes you will have your answer. ...Read more