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Is it possible to be pregnant and it not show on a pregnancy test?

Is it possible to be pregnant and it not show on a pregnancy test?

Can I be pregnant?: Yes. If you test before the fetus is big enough to be sharing blood with the mother. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Is it possible to be pregnant and not even know it?

Is it possible to be pregnant and not even know it?

Yes: Yes it is. Please take a pregnancy test if you have missed a period and are concerned that you may be pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant and not have any symptoms?

Is it possible to be pregnant and not have any symptoms?

Yes and No: In very early pregnancy, there are no unique signs or symptoms. By the end of the first month or two, a pregnant woman who is in tune with her body or who is looking for any changes will surely have symptoms. On the other hand, a pregnant woman who is oblivious to changes in her body may not notice any symptoms even when signs and symptoms are obvious to those around her. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get your period and be pregnant or is that bad complication?

Is it possible to get your period and be pregnant or is that bad complication?

See below: Up to 30% of pregnant people will bleed during their expected menses due to implantation bleeding. This leads to conusion because these women may not know they're pregnant. They'll think that they got pregnant during their period when they didn't. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant?

Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant?

No: Periods stop when pregnancy occurs. Bleeding at any point in pregnancy is not normal. You should be evaluated by your doctor to check the status of your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant and have your period or is that a myth?

Is it possible to be pregnant and have your period or is that a myth?

Myths: Viable pregnancy ends vaginal bleeding. Can you imagine the fetus living on the very blood that is being sloughed off surviving? Myth. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a regular period and still not ovulate? If yes what could be the cause?

Is it possible to have a regular period and still not ovulate? If yes what could be the cause?

Perhaps: If you are having periods every 28 days and they are truly "regular" it is unlikely. Regular however means different things to different people. I would purchase ovulation predictor kits over the counter. This should help to determine if you are truly ovulating. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant simultaneously?

Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant simultaneously?

See below: Up to 30% of pregnant people will bleed during their expected menses due to implantation bleeding. This leads to conusion because these women may not know they're pregnant. They'll think that they got pregnant during their period when they didn't. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant and not show through urine pregnancy test?

Is it possible to be pregnant and not show through urine pregnancy test?

Sure.: You could do the test wrong or use an expired kit, but generally if you do the test properly and you are more than a few days after your missed period, the test is very accurate. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

It is unusual: but it can happen. It will be confused with a miscarriage and needs to be worked up. I have seen this twice in my career where my pt menstruated for approx 6 cycles while documenting a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

Not possible: Menstruation, defined strictly, is not possible during pregnancy. On the other hand, vaginal bleeding due to other causes is common, often leading to confusion. Not all vaginal bleeding, whether pregnant or not, is a 'period.' Good wishes to you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant and get period?

Is it possible to be pregnant and get period?

Yes: Up to 30% of pregnant women can have vaginal bleeding an mistake it for their period. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be 36 weeks pregnant and not show at all?

Is it possible to be 36 weeks pregnant and not show at all?

Impossible: It is impossible to be 36 weeks pregnant and test negative. A baby in the eight month of pregnancy is big. It can not only be seen, it should be easily felt through the abdominal wall of the pregnant female. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant and not have any symptoms ?

Is it possible to be pregnant and not have any symptoms ?

Yes: But do you have reason to suspect you might be pregnant? In any event, you ought to get a drugstore pregnancy test. They are very reliable. And if you are, of course see an ob. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a beta hCG to be wrong--by that i mean to actually be pregnant but the hormone not detected? Does it happen even tho not likely?

Is it possible for a beta hCG to be wrong--by that i mean to actually be pregnant but the hormone not detected?  Does it happen even tho not likely?

Any test can b wrong: Most likely, however, a beta HCG test is correct. Urine tests are less reliable early on in pregnancy, but blood tests are usually right on. That's why we use the (for sure) blood test as a backup for the (pretty for sure) urine test. Of course, there may be any cross-reactivity or contamination of any test rendering it inaccurate, but the chances of that happening are remote. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an ectopic pregnancy and not know it?

Is it possible to have an ectopic pregnancy and not know it?

Certainly: In time it could become an emergency. If you're at risk and are pregnant see you ob. ...Read more

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

Can I be pregnant?: You can have some bleeding early on in pregnancy. But it is not likely to have a normal period if you are pregnant. ...Read more