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Is it possible to get pregnant even if the home test are negative?

Is it possible to get pregnant even if the home test are negative?

Yes: The home pregnancy test may be negative if the levels of HCG is too low to detect. The HCG levels would be best detected after the first missed period or 4-6 weeks of gestation. ...Read more

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Is it possible for home pregnancy tests to all be negative even if you were 10 weeks pregnant?

Is it possible for home pregnancy tests to all be negative even if you were 10 weeks pregnant?

Very unlikely: Very high levels of HCG can produce a false negative result. If you are 10 weeks pregnant an ultrasound examination is a more definitive way to settle the issue. ...Read more

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If you are a week late is it possibles to be pregnant 2 pregnancy test negatives what would be the symptoms of being pregnant?

If you are a week late is it possibles to be pregnant 2 pregnancy test negatives what would be the symptoms of being pregnant?

Could be...: It is possible to have negative pregnancy tests and still be pregnant especially if they are home based tests. If it is an early pregnancy this is a possibility. For confirmation you would probably need a blood test if you are very suspicious of being pregnant. The most common symptom is lack of or abnormal period, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, breast soreness, to mention the most common. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant and the home pregnancy test to be negative.

Is it possible to be pregnant and the home pregnancy test to be negative.

Possible/not likely: The home pregnancy tests are pretty good. If you feel sure that you are pregnant and the home test is negative you could ask your doctor to check a serum pregnancy test. Also you could just wait a few days and recheck the home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a negative home pregnancy test if you believe you are around 4 weeks pregnant?

Is it possible to get a negative home pregnancy test if you believe you are around 4 weeks pregnant?

Not if negative : 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. 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. After this much time clearly you are not pregnant. See your doctor for irregular periods. ...Read more

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Is it possible to test negative still have a period and be pregnant?

Is it possible to test negative still have a period and be pregnant?

Yes: It's possible to have a false negative test, and it's also possible to have bleeding in the first trimester and still be pregnant. So, theoretically, it's possible to have both happen. However, if you are at all concerned that you could be pregnant, why not re-test with a home pregnancy test either today or even in 2-3 days just to be sure. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to fail a pregnancy test and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to fail a pregnancy test and still be pregnant?

Depends: It depends on how pregnant you are. A test done very early may be negative. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have 3 neg hpt if you are pregnant?

Is it possible to have 3 neg hpt if you are pregnant?

Yes: If you use the pregnancy tests too early. For a standard home pregnancy test - wait until you miss a period. Can repeate in a week if still no period. ...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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If a home pregnancy is negative, can I still be pregnant?

If a home pregnancy is negative, can I still be pregnant?

Definitely: You may get a negative home pregnancy test if you are very early or if there is a problem with the pregnancy, and a blood test will be more sensitive. Home tests tend to be adjusted to give false negative rather than false positive results. Also, test first thing in the morning when your urine tends to be most concentrated. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to still be pregnant after taking Duphaston and your pregnant test is negative?

Is it possible for you to still be pregnant after taking Duphaston and your pregnant test is negative?

No pregnancy: Provided the test was correctly administered, a negative pregnancy test indicates that there is no pregnancy, whether or not Duphaston was taken. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a negative blood pregnancy test if you're actually pregnant?

Is it possible to get a negative blood pregnancy test if you're actually pregnant?

Yes, but not likely: For the first week after fertilization and for about 2 days after implantation, it is likely there will not be any measurable change in hcg, the hormone triggered by implantation. That time frame is shorter than the time it usually takes for anyone to suspect they are pregnant and have a blood test. The urine, hct, test often is not positive until days after the blood test is positive. ...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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What causes a test to be neg, yet you are pregnant?

What causes a test to be neg, yet you are pregnant?

This can occur if: You are pregnant but the HCG levels are not yet high enough to trigger a + on the test. ...Read more

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If you are pregnant and you take an ovulation test could it turn out to be positive?

If you are pregnant and you take an ovulation test could it turn out to be positive?

Prob not but why? : I am not sure why you would want to do that. If you're trying to determine if you are pregnant just take a pregnancy test. There is no reason to take an ovulation test. ...Read more

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Could i be pregnant even if test is negative and period is still late?

Not likely: Home pregnancy tests and blood tests are very accurate. Repeat test if you want to make sure. (expired test, done too early, done improperly). A blood test at your doctors office is extremely accurate and will put your mind to rest. ...Read more

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Is getting period 100% sign that you are not pregnant? Can you still be pregnant after getting period? Home test were negative before the period

Is getting period 100% sign that you are not pregnant? Can you still be pregnant after getting period? Home test were negative before the period

Nothing is 100%: If you had a period, you are very unlikely to be pregnant. You may repeat the pregnancy test after the bleeding from the period stops. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant after doing a negative test 14 days after artificial insemination?

Can you still be pregnant after doing a negative test 14 days after artificial insemination?

Low probability: Anything is possible but hormones show up quickly after ovulation, generally about 7 days, nothing is set in stone, try a new upt, but insemination yields around 10-20% per month chance of pregnancy. Good luck and make sure u got a good upt and are reading it correctly. ...Read more

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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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Could you still be pregnant if you got both of your expected periods and 5 negative pregnant tests the latest being 7 weeks?

Could you still be pregnant if you got both of your expected periods and 5 negative pregnant tests the latest being 7 weeks?

Anything is possible: But your scenario seems unlikely given the number of negative pregnancy tests as well as the return of regular periods. A highly accurate way to determine early pregnancy would be to do a blood test. Follow with your doctor if you are still concerned about pregnancy. ...Read more

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11days late and negative pregnacy test could i still be pregnant? If not what is wrong with me?

11days late and negative pregnacy test could i still be pregnant? If not what is wrong with me?

Menstrual cramps: It depends on how irregular your periods are but it's unusual for a woman to never have an irregular period. The worry signs would be high fever (101+), a positive pregnancy test, a family history of cervical cancer, excessive bleeding (especially if you feel weak or dizzy), or unusually severe cramping. Stress is the most common cause of missed or extra periods. ...Read more

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Took 4 hgc tests and 6 urine home test. All negative can you still be pregnant?

Took 4 hgc tests and 6 urine home test. All negative can you still be pregnant?

Pregnancy tests: Albert612, after 4 hgc tests and 6 urine home tests, i feel confident telling you that you're not pregnant. Even today's cheapest dollar store pregnancy tests are usually over 90% accurate and the more tests you take the more certain the result is. I'm sorry if you're trying to get pregnant but some people enjoy the fact that they will just have to keep on trying. Your ob/gyn may be able to help. ...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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Can I still be pregnant if my cycle show after it was shorten last month it started today can I still be pregnant I took home test but all negative wjays going on with my body I needed know asap please?

Can I still be pregnant if my cycle show after it was shorten last month it started today can I still be pregnant I took home test but all negative wjays going on with my body I needed know asap please?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. If you have missed your period and you take a test then result should be reliable. It sounds like you have had a period and a negative tests therefor one can conclude that you are not pregnant. Consider starting birth control to help avoid these scares and to assist with menstrual cycle regulation. ...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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11 days late...Can I still be pregnant if my blood test came back negative? [took blood test at 10 days late]

11 days late...Can I still be pregnant if my blood test came back negative? [took blood test at 10 days late]

Yes you can: But you probably are not. Pregnancy tests can fail in both directions for a number of reasons. They can say positive when you are not pregnant, and negative when you are pregnant. Both are uncommon, but both happen. There are a lot of reasons why your period may be late besides pregnancy. If your concerned, then it is time to call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to still be pregnant if blood test also says negative but you have a lot of pregnancy symptoms or might there be something else wrong?

Is it possible to still be pregnant if blood test also says negative but you have a lot of pregnancy symptoms or might there be something else wrong?

Needs evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful answer from the information provided. It is imperative to see your doctor for a physical examination and may be lab tests to ascertain the reason for the symptoms. ...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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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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If you had several negative pregnancy tests, can you still be pregnant with abdominal pregnancy without knowing?

If you had several negative pregnancy tests, can you still be pregnant with abdominal pregnancy without knowing?

No: 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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