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Does Ectopic Pregnancy Show Negative Pregnancy Tests
Could I have an ectopic pregnancy with hCG levels too low for home pregnancy tests to detect even after 2 months? Missed 2 periods, but tested neg 3x.
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
At what point does an ectopic pregnancy become critical? Is it possible to catch one in time with regular pregnancy tests?
Ectopic pregnancy: an ectopic pregnancy may become critical at any point but the danger of rupture is greatest from 8-12 weeks. A pregnancy test alone is inadequate to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy. If there is pain in the ovary area and a positive pregnancy test an ultrasound is a good diagnostic tool. ...Read more
Had my methotrexate injection 7 weeks ago for an ectopic pregnancy (about 3 weeks along). Still getting pos. home pregnancy tests. What's going on?
Should be tracked: After Methotrexate it is important that your BHCG levels be tracked all the way down to zero. Usually this is done weekly. This is done to make sure that Methotrexate worked to treat the ectopic pregnancy. Also since it has been 7 weeks are you sure that this is not a new pregnancy? It is possible that you are pregnant again. See an Obgyn for a BHCG blood test. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you have an ectopic pregnancy and fail pregnancy tests. All pregnancy signs no baby in uterus, elevated blood pressure 146/90 & heart rate at 109.
Rare but not unusual: Everyone who has been in practice for any length of time has seen ectopic pregnancies. It is possible to have one with a negative pregnancy test, but very unlikely. Risks for ectopic go up with history of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), prior history of surgery on the tubes - including tubal ligation for sterilization, IUD use, multiple sex partners. LGromkoMD ...Read more
Ectopic Pregnancy: Positive.Get a more detailed answer ›
Get tested: If you were to have an ectopic pregnancy then your pregnancy test should be positive. A carefully performed home pregnancy test should be OK. If it is positive and you are concerned, especially if you are having pelvic pain, then you should seek medical help right away. If your pregnancy test were negative then is is very unlikely that you have an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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