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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

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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 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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Can short spoty period mean pregnancy i took a pregnancy test and showed negative could i still be pregnant?

Can short spoty period mean pregnancy i took a pregnancy test and showed negative could i still be pregnant?

Possible: Repeat the urine test, if still neg then have your gyn do a blood one, i that is neg then your gyn can do a workup, usual cause if hormones monor banormality but other causes shoudl be ruled out. ...Read more

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After not having a period for a month, and a negative pregnancy test could I still be pregnant?

After not having a period for a month, and a negative pregnancy test could I still be pregnant?

Home pregnancy tests: 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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I've had pregnancy symptoms and took a home pregnancy test. It came out negative. Could i still be pregnant?

I've had pregnancy symptoms and took a home pregnancy test. It came out negative. Could i still be pregnant?

See your doctor,,: If you haven't had a period since october, it would be a good idea to see your doctor for a deeper reason for this. There might be a condition to rule out like polycystic ovary disease, or it might be malnutrition, or simply stress. But you'll never know unless you get examined and have your test done in the office on the outside chance you might be pregnant. Best of luck. ...Read more

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If I have two negative pregnancy test can I still be pregnat?

If I have two negative pregnancy test can I still be pregnat?

Likely No: The home pregnancy tests these days are very accurate, so if you have had two negatives tests, you are likely not pregnant. The biggest clue that you may be pregnant is if you have missed your period. If you continue to miss your period, see your ob/gyn or family physician to confirm you are not pregnant, and to run some other tests to see why you are missing your periods. ...Read more

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I got a negative pregnancy test and im convinced im pregnant can home pregnancy not always be right or detect pregnancy early?

I got a negative pregnancy test and im convinced im pregnant can home pregnancy not always be right or detect pregnancy early?

Pregnancy testing: If you tested before a period is missed then the test result is invalid and you wasted money on it. If you have missed a period then something else must be going on. ...Read more

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If i had a positive pregnancy test then a negative then had my cycle can I still be pregnant?

If i had a positive pregnancy test then a negative then had my cycle can I still be pregnant?

Not likely: If it was truly negative then you are no longer pregnant. It's not unusual for an embryo to implant and dislodge, it's just now we can detect them with early pregnancy tests. ...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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Would a home pregnancy test come back positive if i was pregnant with an ectopic pregnancy?

Would a home pregnancy test come back positive if i was pregnant with an ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy: Urinary tests for pregnancy can accurately test for pregnancy, but cannot tell whether the pregnancy is in the womb or in the tube such as a tubal pregnancy. You should see a doctor anytime you feel pregnant or have a positive urinary test, or have abdominal pain not explained. ...Read more

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Could i still be pregnat if i took a urine pregancy test and it was negative?

Could i still be pregnat if i took a urine pregancy test and it was 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 birth control. 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 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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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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Neg pregnancy test and got period. Could i still be pregnant?

Neg pregnancy test and got period. Could i still be pregnant?

No: Sound simple. Period + neg pregnacy test = not pregnant (p + nhpf = np). ...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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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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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