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Can pregnancy blood test give false negative. 3 days late, urine test negative and blood test negative too?

Can pregnancy blood test give false negative. 3 days late, urine test negative and blood test negative too?

False negative PG: A false pregnancy test is possible however, in this case you also have a negative blood pregnancy test which is far more accurate. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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 being on birth control give a false negative on a pregnancy test?

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 not cause a false negative.

But, again why waste the money when you know the test will be negative. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible for a urine pregnancy test to give a false negative after 11-13 weeks pregnant?

Can you explain if it's possible for a urine pregnancy test to give a false negative after 11-13 weeks pregnant?

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 regular. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a high protein, low carb, low fat of about 800-900 calories a day diet to give a false negative on a pregnancy test?

Is it possible for a high protein, low carb, low fat of about 800-900 calories a day diet to give a false negative on a pregnancy test?

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 or negative. HCG is produced by specific cells in the developing placenta. ...Read more

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Could a cheap home pregnancy test give me a false negative or are they all the same quality?

Could a cheap home pregnancy test give me a false negative or are they all the same quality?

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. At 46 we start to see some skipping of menses from perimenopuase. If you don't want blood test, repeat the urine test in another 5-7 days. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 10 miu pregnancy test to give me a false negative at 11-12 days post ovulation?

Is it possible for a 10 miu pregnancy test to give me a false negative at 11-12 days post ovulation?

Yes: It could be a false negative test. If your period doesn't start or is abnormal, repeat the test next week. ...Read more

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Can drinking a few glasses of water but holding it in for a few hours give you a false negative on a pregnancy test but 5 weeks along.?

Can drinking a few glasses of water but holding it in for a few hours give you a false negative on a pregnancy test but 5 weeks along.?

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 positive no matter how much water u drink and how much urine you hold in your bladder. If it's merely a concern whether or not you're pregnant, get a first morning urine spec. When the urine is most concentrated. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Can decidual bleeding during early pregnancy give you a false negative pregnancy test after having tested positive?

Can decidual bleeding during early pregnancy give you a false negative pregnancy test after having tested positive?

See below: If you have a positive pregnancy test this is due to a pregnancy - but you need to have this confirmed for a viable pregnancy too. ...Read more

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Can a pregnancy test give false results if you've had your tubes tied or would it matter? Like be pregnant and it say neg

Can a pregnancy test give false results if you've had your tubes tied or would it matter? Like be pregnant and it say neg

Pregnancy Testing: Pregnancy tests are rarely inaccurate when done correctly. In your case it would be extremely rare that you could ever get pregnant. So, not sure why you feel the need to test. But, a negative test, if done at least fourteen days after the possible conception, would be very accurate. ...Read more

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What could cause a false negative for a pregnancy test?

What could cause a false negative for a pregnancy test?

See below: The test is past its expiration date; you took the test the wrong way; you tested too soon; your urine is too diluted because you consumed large amounts of fluid right before the test; you are taking certain medications, such as diuretics or antihistaminics. If you are still concerned you may see your doctor for a blood test.
http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/guide/pregnancy-tests. ...Read more

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What are the odds of a false negative uring pregnancy test?

What are the odds of a false negative uring pregnancy test?

Minimal: The pregnancy tests currently available are quite accurate. The earlier in the pregnancy that the test is done, the more likely to have a pregnancy hormone level too low to detect - but by the time of a missed period the false negatives would be less than 2%. ...Read more

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How common is it to get a false negative on a pregnancy test?

How common is it to get a false negative on a pregnancy test?

Depends: Almost all comercial preg tests report efficacy close to 99%. Trick is however, that depends on when they are done. There is a higher false negative rate if performed before the time os the missed cycle. Most-if not all- pregnancy tests should be positive by one week after a missed cycle. Always check the boxes. They state their "sensivitiy" level. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more