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Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test throughout pregnancy?

Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test throughout pregnancy?

No: Pregnancy tests detect beta HCG and one cannot be pregnant and not have HCG in the blood and urine. The only way to have negative test would be with bad test method. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test and be several months pregnant?

Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test and be several months pregnant?

HPT not =100%: Although the hpts are quite good and many claim 99% accuracy, which means about 1% false. So, it is possible to have a pregnancy and the test is not picking it up. Have a blood test and/or ultrasound will confirm your suspicion. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test for long and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test for long and still be pregnant?

Anything's possible: The number one cause of a missed period in a woman who normally has monthly periods is pregnancy, so it it smart to have done home pregnancy tests. Home pregnancy tests are sometimes falsely negative, if it is too early in the pregnancy for enough hormone to be passed into the urine. I recommend seeing your family physician, who can perform a blood test for pregnancy ; help evaluate why the change. ...Read more

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Is there an easier way to have a negative pregnancy test result right after a week or two of having an abortion??

Is there an easier way to have a negative pregnancy test result right after a week or two of having an abortion??

Pregnancy test?: What do you mean exactly? I don't understand what is hard about a pregnancy test. Please explain your question and I'd be happy to give you a better answer. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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Could I have a negative pregnancy test if my period was months late?

Could I have a negative pregnancy test if my period was months late?

Amenorrhea: Yes, it is possible. Some teenagers can miss their menses within the first year of having their first menstrual periods and this is normal. Some conditions like pcos can interfere with the frequency of one's menstrual cycle. As well, female athletes can experience the same situation. ...Read more

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My period is 1 week late, but I have a negative pregnancy test. What's going on?

My period is 1 week late, but I have a negative pregnancy test. What's going on?

Hpt: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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My menstrual cycle is late and I have a negative pregnancy test. What are causes for this?

My menstrual cycle is late and I have a negative pregnancy test. What are causes for this?

See below: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon. Anovulatory cycle is a common explanation. For more information, please consult this site. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/pages/causes.aspx. ...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