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Can I have negative pregnancy tests and still be pregnant?

Can I have negative pregnancy tests and still be pregnant?

Yes: It's possible. If you really think you're pregnant but have a negative urine test, be sure to have your doc do a blood test. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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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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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Can a pregnancy test ever read positive and you not be pregnant?

Can a pregnancy test ever read positive and you not be pregnant?

Pregnancy: Not likely. Make sure you see a doctor. However, yes there cases where the HCG level (pregnancy hormone) is elevated when you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant and never get a positive home pregnancy test?

Can you be pregnant and never get a positive home pregnancy test?

Yes: This phenomena is quite common in early ectopic pregnancies measured by home pregnancy tests. The HCG levels are not high enough to trigger the threshold of positive in over the counter tests. However, in uterine pregnancies, the test will eventually convert to positive.(normal pregnancies). ...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 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 you be pregnant if test came back negative?

Can you be pregnant if test came back negative?

Take a test : 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 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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Can you fail pregnancy tests and still be pregant?

Sometimes you might: Be pregnant but the HCG level is too low to be detected by the pregnancy test you are using. Can test when period is missed. If negative ; still no period, can check first morning void a week later. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant if your 12 days late and all pregnancy tests are negative?

Can you still be pregnant if your 12 days late and all pregnancy tests are negative?

False Pregnancy Test: It is possible to get a negative result from a home pregnancy test when you're actually pregnant. This is known as a false-negative — and it's much more likely to occur than is a false-positive. You might get a false-negative if you: miscounted days (repeat in 3 days), the test kit is defective or expired, didn't follow the correct instructions or if missed period due to other conditions. Call PCP ...Read more

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Can u get a negative pregnancy test at 10dpo and still be pregnant?

Yes: It may take two weeks after ovulation for a normal pregnancy test to be accurately positive if you are pregnant. It may take that long for enough pregnancy hormone to be present to be detectable in your urine. A blood test can be accurately positive a little earlier. ...Read more

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Can you still get your period and negative preg. Test and still be preg?

Can you still get your period and negative preg. Test and still be preg?

No: One cannot have a normal regular period and be pregnant. Having a normal period means not pregnant. A negative urine pregnancy test might be a false-negative if the test is done too early (such as in the first few days after fertilization). However, having both a regular period and a negative urine test definitely means not pregnant. But, she could get pregnant a few days after this period ends. ...Read more

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Can you get negative pregnancy test with chemical pregnancy?

Can you get negative pregnancy test with chemical pregnancy?

Yes: If you mean a urine pregnancy test then yes. A serum (blood) pregnancy test is positive at a level of 5 for most labs. Urine pregnancy tests turn positive between 15-25 depending on the manufacturer. So you could have a positive serum and negative urine briefly with a chemical pregnancy ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant and still get your period? I have taken pregnancy tests and have been negative.

Can you be pregnant and still get your period? I have taken pregnancy tests and have been negative.

No: If you are having bleeding when you expect your period and your pregnancy test is negative, I don't think that you are pregnant. Sometimes in early pregnancy, a woman will have bleeding due to implantation of the embryo but this is usually lighter than a normal period. Also, the pregnancy test will become positive. ...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 your pregnant test is negative and you have the symptoms can you be pregnant? I'm 14 days late i did 2 pregnants test they came negative

If your pregnant  test is negative and you have the symptoms can you be pregnant? I'm 14 days late i did 2 pregnants test they came negative

Trust the test: 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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How can you have four negative pregnancy tests and still feel pregnant?

Other reasons: Could be a hormonal problem, an ovarian cyst or other gyn problems and make sure you had a neg blood preg test as sometimes the urine can be - and the blood + and see your gyn. ...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