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What are the odds of getting a false negative clear-blue digital pregnancy test at 7 weeks?

What are the odds of getting a false negative clear-blue digital pregnancy test at 7 weeks?

Pregnancy: Your question is confusing. If you know you are 7 weeks pregnant, why test again? If you've missed your period but have not had a + pregnancy test, then i cannot tell you what the odds of the test being negative (clear blue digital). Home pregnancy tests are usually pretty accurate, so if it is repeatedly negative, chances are you are not pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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If I took clear blue pregnancy test, but not first urine (just a little bit after) and it was negative, should I trust it?

If I took clear blue pregnancy test, but not first urine (just a little bit after) and it was negative, should I trust it?

Yes, if urine dk yel: You may not be pregnant, or the level of pregnancy hormone may not yet be high enough to be detected, or you may have miscalculated the day your period was due. If you tested early, test again when your period is due. If your period is overdue, test again in 3 days time. If this test gives you a ’Not Pregnant’ result and you still have not had your period, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My clear blue pregnancy test came up negative. Should I get a blood test to make sure?

My clear blue pregnancy test came up negative. Should I get a blood test to make sure?

When did you do it?: If you have been sexually active and have missed your period then you can go ahead and take a home pregnancy test (HPT) now. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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Why does a clear blue pregnancy test say positive but a dollar test like the ones at the doctor's all say negative ?

Why does a clear blue pregnancy test say positive but a dollar test like the ones at the doctor's all say negative ?

Get Blood test: If the urine tests are not conclusive, please see your doctor for a blood level of HCG, A level above 25 indicates pregnancy. Level below 5, after a missed period = no pregnancy, Between 5 and 25, repeat the test in 4-5 days. ...Read more

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Sunday i did a clear blue pregnancy test and both came up pos. Had a bit of light bleed on tue did another and it came back neg. Doctor test was neg.

Sunday i did a clear blue pregnancy test and both came up pos. Had a bit of light bleed on tue did another and it came back neg. Doctor test was neg.

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's 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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Period is 3 days late took 2 Clear Blue pregnancy test and they both came out negative. We also used condoms that didn't break . I have a 28 day cycle?

Period is 3 days late took 2 Clear Blue pregnancy test and they both came out negative. We also used condoms that didn't break . I have a 28 day cycle?

Pregnancy unlikely: If you did not have unprotected sex, you are unlikely to be pregnant. Just to make sure repeat the test in 5-6 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Why does a clear blue pregnancy test say positive but a test like the ones at the doctor's all say negative? I am late for my period and been spotting

Why does a clear blue pregnancy test say positive but a test like the ones at the doctor's all say negative? I am late for my period and been spotting

Technique: Could it be that you did not follow the procedure exactly as recommended by the manufacturer? If you do not read the lines within the prescribed time, the results are not valid. If you have doubt, ask your doctor for blood HCG level. If you missed your period by a 2-3 days and the blood test is negative, pregnancy is unlikely. ...Read more

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Can i trust a negative clear blue pregnancy test 47 days after intercourse? Had 2 light periods but i have back pain and pain in ovaries

Can i trust a negative clear blue pregnancy test 47 days after intercourse? Had 2 light periods but i have back pain and pain in ovaries

Pregnancy: It is unlikely that you are pregnant. A repeat test should give you reassurance. A sexually transmitted disease/infection could cause persistent pain in the back and ovaries. See your gynecologist for an examination. ...Read more

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What could cause a false negative for a pregnancy test?

What could cause a false negative for a pregnancy test?

See below: The test is past its expiration date; you took the test the wrong way; you tested too soon; your urine is too diluted because you consumed large amounts of fluid right before the test; you are taking certain medications, such as diuretics or antihistaminics. If you are still concerned you may see your doctor for a blood test. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-tests. ...Read more

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What are the odds of a false negative uring pregnancy test?

What are the odds of a false negative uring pregnancy test?

Minimal: The pregnancy tests currently available are quite accurate. The earlier in the pregnancy that the test is done, the more likely to have a pregnancy hormone level too low to detect - but by the time of a missed period the false negatives would be less than 2%. ...Read more

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How common is it to get a false negative on a pregnancy test?

How common is it to get a false negative on a pregnancy test?

Depends: Almost all comercial preg tests report efficacy close to 99%. Trick is however, that depends on when they are done. There is a higher false negative rate if performed before the time os the missed cycle. Most-if not all- pregnancy tests should be positive by one week after a missed cycle. Always check the boxes. They state their "sensivitiy" level. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a false negative on a pregnancy test? If so what causes them

Testing too soon: Many people test for pregnancy way before the test could be valid. If one tests before a missed period the test is completely invalid if negative and has to be repeated when it is done after the period is delayed. ...Read more

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I'm two and a half weeks late and pregnancy test are saying negative. I would be 5 and a half weeks. Could it be to soon and just be false negative?

I'm two and a half weeks late and pregnancy test are saying negative. I would be 5 and a half weeks. Could it be to soon and just be false negative?

Can't tell you: Although most urine pregnancy tests are fairly reliable, the blood beta HCG test is much more accurate and sensitive.False negative urine tests are a bit rare but can happen. False negative blood pregnancy tests are even rarer and quite unusual. ...Read more

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How often could a false negative pregnancy test occur?

How often could a false negative pregnancy test occur?

Not often: Pregnancy tests are quite accurate. A pregnancy test should be accurate by about 12 days after your ovulation, so by the time your period is late the test should be accurate. ...Read more

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What is the probability of a false negative pregnancy test?

See below: When done in accordance with manufacturer's direction, both sensitivity and specificity are high. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting a false negative pregnancy test?

Rare: If you do a pregnancy test accurately and at the right time, the chance of a false negative test is less than 1%. It is important to do it when you have missed your period. Doing it too early, is the most common reason for a false negative pregnancy test. ...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