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Can you have a negative blood pregnancy test, and still be pregnant?

Can you have a negative blood pregnancy test, and still be pregnant?

Pregnancy test : Home pregnancy tests have a wide discrepancy between brands (cole (2004) am j obstet gynecol 190:100-5) in general they are accurate by 4-8 weeks. If still concerned, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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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 you still be pregnant after a negative blood test from doctor?

Can you still be pregnant after a negative blood test from doctor?

Pregnancy test: Yes. It might be too early to detect the pregnancy hormones. You may want to repeat the test in 10-14 days to be sure. ...Read more

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Can a blood test show that you are pregnant at 4wks and can a blood test be negative at 3mths. Any yet i still see my monthly period. Can i be preggo?

See below: If you are having regular periods and had a period since your last episode of sex, you are not likely to be pregnant. Blood tests for pregnancy are positive at 4 weeks and 3 months. ...Read more

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Hi could i still be pregnant after having a positive hpt and a negative blood test?

Hi could i still be pregnant after having a positive hpt and a negative blood test?

Depends: If the blood test was done after the positive home pregnancy test and was negative, it is very unlikely that you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Could I get spotting and have a negative test result and still be pregnant?

Could I get spotting and have a negative test result and still be pregnant?

No.: A reliable pregnancy test with negative result means that you are either within two weeks from conception, or that you are no longer pregnant. A previously positive test that is now negative after spotting is consistent with miscarriage. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant with negative urine and blood test?

Can you still be pregnant with negative urine and blood test?

Depends: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. If you test too early you could be "pregnant" but have negative results. If you test three or more weeks after alleged "conception", negative results rule out pregnancy, ...Read more

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Could you still be pregnant after 2 days of a light period and no cramps and a negative blood test? Could it be too early to test positive?

Could you still be pregnant after 2 days of a light period and no cramps and a negative blood test? Could it be too early to test positive?

Can retest next week: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more

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What to do if I have six positive pregnancy tests and a negative blood test, could I be pregnant, or not?

What to do if I have six positive pregnancy tests and a negative blood test, could I be pregnant, or not?

Possible: Six positive tests are pretty darn convincing but the negative blood test could trump the urine tests. I would wait 10 days and repeat the blood test. Ask for both a qualitative result as well as a quantitative beta HCG ...Read more

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Can I still be pregnant if my home pregnancy test shows a negative?

Can I still be pregnant if my home pregnancy test shows a negative?

Trust the test: The first step is to repeat a home pregnancy test. They are quick, reliable and easy to do. If the test is negative then you are not pregnant. In that case you can monitor the cycle over the next few days and schedule a visit with an obgyn to discuss. If the pregnancy test is positive then you will need to see an obgyn soon to be evaluated. ...Read more

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If I have low potassium and missed period but a negative urine test could i still be pregnant ?

If I have low potassium and missed period but a negative urine test could i still be pregnant ?

Potassium not : Relevant to pregnancy test. If you tested 4-5 days a missed period and did the test correctly and the result was negative you are not likely to be pregnant. Low potassium is a serious issue and you should consult your doctor about it. ...Read more

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I took a home pregnancy test which came back positive but I have no symptoms other then being nausea am i be pregnant or is this a false positive test?

I took a home pregnancy test which came back positive but I have no symptoms other then being nausea am i be pregnant or is this a false positive test?

It's likely real: Urine pregnancy tests are very accurate, so the next step is to contact an ob-gyn doctor (or primary care doctor, if one does not have an ob-gyn doctor). The doctor or his staff can give you details on when you should be seen, what lab tests might be needed, and for what symptoms you should call them even if after-hours. Healthtap's site also has answers to thousands of questions about pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get a positive pregnancy test and then get a negative but still be pregnant?

Can you get a positive pregnancy test and then get a negative but still be pregnant?

Yes...: So it's best for you to see an ob/gyn doctor immediately for confirmation one way or the other. Remember that if there is any chance you could be pregnant, avoid drinking alcohol or taking any medications unless cleared by your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had a really light period and have some symptoms of pregnancy but home pregnancy test are negative should I do a blood test? And could I be pregnant

I had a really light period and have some symptoms of pregnancy but home pregnancy test are negative should I do a blood test? And could I be pregnant

Get that blood test.: It is very important that you get the appropriate blood test(s) because it would help to confirm if you are pregnant. It could also help indicate another possible reason for your symptoms, like ectopic pregnancy, a serious condition that could affect future fertility, or worse. The blood tests for b-hcg can detect it after implantation or 6-12 days after ovulation. Urine tests are also good. ...Read more

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Why did I have a positive hpt but negative blood test? Could I still be pregnant? 8 days late and many symptoms. Could it be a cyst?

Why did I have a positive hpt but negative blood test? Could I still be pregnant? 8 days late and many symptoms. Could it be a cyst?

Pregnacy test: Urine pregnancy test is 97% accurate when the instruction to perform it is followed properly, but there instances where a test is positive but the person is not pregnant( false positive), in chemical pregnancy ( beta HCG is detected but early miscarrage occured), missed reaction time ( you let the test sit too long before reading the result), chemical interference (have taken meds that have hcg). ...Read more

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Can you get a negative pregnancy test and miscarry? Still not getting a positive result?

Can you get a negative pregnancy test and miscarry? Still not getting a positive result?

Neg test = not preg: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Can I be pregnant even if a home pregnancy test was negative?

Can I be pregnant even if a home pregnancy test was negative?

Maybe: If you have regular periods and if you tested sufficiently late in the cycle, it wouldn't be very likely because the tests are mostly reliable. Otoh if you tested early or cycles are unpredictable it's definitely a chance. I'd suggest testing again in a day or two before taking too many other steps. ...Read more

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Could you be still pregnant after a negative blood test and no sign of period?

Could you be still pregnant after a negative blood test and no sign of period?

Anovulation: Please. There are at least a dozen common reasons for missing a period. You are not pregnant. No, a negative blood test is very much accurate as an indication that you are not pregnant. ...Read more