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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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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Been having pregnancy symptoms and have had a negative pregnancy test. May I might be pregnant? What should I do?

Been having pregnancy symptoms and have had a negative pregnancy test. May I might be pregnant? What should I do?

Pregnancy test: A home urine pregnancy test won't turn positive until 10-14 days after conception. Using the 1st urine of the morning will concentrate the beta-HCG hormone in the urine. So it should be accurate provided it's been longer than 14 days. ...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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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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So i took a pregnancy test it was negative could this be a positive negative because I have had all the symptoms of pregnancy?

So i  took a pregnancy test it was negative could this be a positive negative because I have had all the symptoms of pregnancy?

Yes: Yes it could be. Wait a few days and take another test. If your symptoms continue may go into your doctors office to rule out other causes or to do a more accurate pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I did a pregnancy test it came out negative but I have a sore stoumch and could i be pregnant?

I did a pregnancy test it came out negative but I have a sore stoumch and could i be pregnant?

Unlikely : Pregnancy tests are pretty accurate. If you are late for a period or have had unprotected inter course, consider a repeat test about one week after the previous one. A sore stomach could be related to a reaction to food, other GI issues. Of course , if a pregnancy test is positive and you have abdominal pain, see your OB very soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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I missed my period but have a negative pregnant test what could this mean? Should i be worried?

I missed my period but have a negative pregnant test what could this mean? Should i be worried?

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. See doc for irregular periods and birth control. ...Read more

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I have missed my period now for about 3 months,I've taken a pregnancy test and it said negative, could this be an STD or could i be pregnant?

I have missed my period now for about 3 months,I've taken a pregnancy test and it said negative, could this be an STD or could i be pregnant?

Not an STD: STD usually doesn't have any impact on the regularity of the cycle. If you are unsure I would check a blood pregnancy test, even though most urine tests today are very accurate. Most likely you are not ovulating regularly ...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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Why am I still spotting? I took a pregnancy test and it came back negative so could it still be early? I have a lot of symptoms to be pregnant.

Why am I still spotting? I took a pregnancy test and it came back negative so could it still be early? I have a lot of symptoms to be pregnant.

Yes: You could have ovulated later this month for various reasons. Because of this the pregancy test might not be positive yet, and you could be pregnant. By repeating the pregnancy test in a fews days, it could turn poitive explaing your symptoms. If your spotting will probably will turn into a normal period. ...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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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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If i recently had implatation bleeding could i still take a pregnancy test and be accurate?

If i recently had implatation bleeding could i still take a pregnancy test and be accurate?

Sure: How do you know it was implantation bleeding? That only happens when you are pregnant and it's not very common. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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I got a negative pregnancy blood test and now 10 days late is it possible I could still be pregnant I also have all symptoms ?

I got a negative pregnancy blood test and now 10 days late is it possible I could still be pregnant I also have all symptoms ?

Not pregnant: Iif the blood test is negative, you are not pregnant. You had a delayed or failed ovulation. Your GYN may need to give you medication to restart you period. ...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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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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Even if i've had my period and negative pregnancy tests could i be pregnant?

Even if i've had my period and negative pregnancy tests could i be pregnant?

Not Pregnant: It is common to worry oneself so much that even simple logic is suspect. But, if you are not pregnant by home pregnancy test and you have subsequently also had a normal period. You are not pregnant. ...Read more

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If i had my regular period, but still think i might could be pregnant, would a urine test be able to detect the pregnancy?

If i had my regular period, but still think i might could be pregnant, would a urine test be able to detect the pregnancy?

Urine tests: Yes, a home urine pregnancy test will turn positive 10-14 days after conception, even if there is some bleeding. Using the first urine of the morning will cause a positive sooner because the hormone levels concentrate in the urine overnight. ...Read more