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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 have three negative home pregnancy test and still be pregnant ? ( i took them after my next expected period ) still no period ? What's wrong?

Can you have three negative home pregnancy test and still be pregnant ? ( i took them after my next expected period ) still no period ? What's wrong?

May be nothing: If you did the tests correctly, you are not likely to be pregnant. If you wish to be sure, see your doctor for a blood test and may be an ultrasound examination. ...Read more

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If your five days late, have many pregnancy symptoms but have a negative test can I still be pregnant?

If your five days late, have many pregnancy symptoms but have a negative test can I still be pregnant?

Possibly: Pregnancy tests are quite accurate, but they are not perfect. Premenstrual symptoms can easily be mistaken for pregnancy symptoms. You are probably not pregnant. If you don't get your period in another 5 days, do another test to be sure. ...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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At 6 days past your cycle you have a negative blood test, all the symptoms could you still be pregnant?

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At 6 days past your cycle you have a negative blood test, all the symptoms could you still be pregnant?

Negative blood test.: If the blood pregnancy test is in non-pregnant range, i.e. Less than 5, then you are not pregnant. This may be a menstrual irregularity. See what happens with the next several cycles. If cycles remain irregular, speak with your doctor about ways to regulate it. Good luck! ...Read more

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I would like to know if I still have the chance to be pregnant or not, as I have been having major symptoms but received a negative test on may 31st. ?

I would like to know if I still have the chance to be pregnant or not, as I have been having major symptoms but received a negative test on may 31st. ?

Maybe. Maybe not.: 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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A week and a half late. A lot of symptoms of pregnancy. But a negative test.. could I still be pregnant or is it something else?

A week and a half late. A lot of symptoms of pregnancy. But a negative test.. could I still be pregnant or is it something else?

Not sure when: you tested. Can repeat in a week. 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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Is there such a thing where a woman gets a negative preg test but is still pregnant, and then finally gets a positive result much later?

Is there such a thing where a woman gets a negative preg test but is still pregnant, and then finally gets a positive result much later?

Yes, but once you: ...have missed a period, assuming your cycles are regular, it's unusual. By "much later" I mean only a week or so. The hormone HCG is detectable in blood & urine shortly after the embryo implants in the uterus. If it implants in the Fallopian tube (ectopic pregnancy) or fails to develop properly, a urine pregnancy test may be (-). See your OB if you have pelvic pain, heavy bleeding or other ?'s ...Read more

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Can i trust a negative hpt test at 8 1/2 weeks or could i still be pregnant?

Can i trust a negative hpt test at 8 1/2 weeks or could i still be pregnant?

Pregnancy questions: This question is missing vital information. Eight and 1/2 weeks of what? Have you not had any periods? Or are you having regular periods? What are your cycles like? When did you have sex during your cycle? Did you have a positive pregnancy test? ...Read more