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Is it possible to be pregnant and the home pregnancy test to be negative.

Is it possible to be pregnant and the home pregnancy test to be negative.

Possible/not likely: The home pregnancy tests are pretty good. If you feel sure that you are pregnant and the home test is negative you could ask your doctor to check a serum pregnancy test. Also you could just wait a few days and recheck the home pregnancy test. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Is it possible to be pregnant and get negative hpt results

Is it possible to be pregnant and get negative hpt results

Yes: See your gyn and do a blood test, blood will, be + a few days before the missed period and at the time of the missed period urine can be worng. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be spotting and a negative test result and be pregnant?

Is it possible to be spotting and a negative test result and be pregnant?

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. ...Read more

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

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

Yes: It's possible to have a false negative test, and it's also possible to have bleeding in the first trimester and still be pregnant. So, theoretically, it's possible to have both happen. However, if you are at all concerned that you could be pregnant, why not re-test with a home pregnancy test either today or even in 2-3 days just to be sure. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant with a negative pregnancy test?

Is it possible to be pregnant with a negative pregnancy test?

See below: The only way would be to have a false positive test. One in which the patient is pregnant bu the test is negative. This happens when the directions are not followed correctly. ...Read more

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Is it possible to fail a pregnancy test and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to fail a pregnancy test and still be pregnant?

Depends: It depends on how pregnant you are. A test done very early may be negative. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant even with a negative pregnancy test?

Is it possible to be pregnant even with a negative pregnancy test?

Yes, very early: A pregnancy test may not be positive until about 14 days after conception. You can be pregnant during this time and not know it. Also in situations where the pregnancy isn't doing well such as an ectopic pregnancy or pending miscarriage, a home pregnancy test can be negative even though you are pregnant. With a few exceptions, such as I've listed, a home pregnancy test is about 97% correct. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test for long and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test for long and still be pregnant?

Anything's possible: The number one cause of a missed period in a woman who normally has monthly periods is pregnancy, so it it smart to have done home pregnancy tests. Home pregnancy tests are sometimes falsely negative, if it is too early in the pregnancy for enough hormone to be passed into the urine. I recommend seeing your family physician, who can perform a blood test for pregnancy ; help evaluate why the change. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test and be several months pregnant?

Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test and be several months pregnant?

HPT not =100%: Although the hpts are quite good and many claim 99% accuracy, which means about 1% false. So, it is possible to have a pregnancy and the test is not picking it up. Have a blood test and/or ultrasound will confirm your suspicion. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant but not be able to get a positive home pregnancy test?

Yes: Yes you may have an inferior home assay kit or you may have an inflammatory condition which interfers with the test. ...Read more

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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

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How is it possible to have a negative pregnant test but early pregnancy symptoms?

How is it possible to have a negative pregnant  test but early pregnancy symptoms?

Pseudopregnancy: If you are sexual active and miss your period then you have symptoms of pregnancy with negative test it cab be too early or you are stressful to worry or anticipate to be pregnant, See your gyn if persisted. good luck ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to have a positive ovulation test and not be ovulating?

Is it possible for you to have a positive ovulation test and not be ovulating?

Yes: The ovulation prediction kit measures a hormone called in lh. In some instances the lh may rise without ovulation actually occurring and some women have chronically elevated lh levels. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a blood pregnancy test to be negative at 16 days late and still be pregnant?

Is it possible for a blood pregnancy test to be negative at 16 days late and still be pregnant?

Yes and no: Usually if a woman is 16 days late she is at 4 weeks gestational age and the blood pregnancy test would have to be positive. But if that women had just randomly a late ovulation, say she ovulated 3 weeks later than normal, a woman could be just a few days pregnant and the blood test would be negative. But she would still be "late". ...Read more

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How would it be possible to have four negative pregnancy tests and still feel pregnant?

How would it be possible to have four negative pregnancy tests and still feel pregnant?

Hysteria: Many perimenopausal pateints have hormonal symptoms they do not understand. Avoid the drama and make an appointment with your doctor to explain the life changes you are experiencing. Also read about menopause and see if you identify with any of the issues. Stay calm. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test throughout pregnancy?

Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test throughout pregnancy?

No: Pregnancy tests detect beta HCG and one cannot be pregnant and not have HCG in the blood and urine. The only way to have negative test would be with bad test method. ...Read more

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Is it to be pregnant while pregnancy test is negative?

Is it to be pregnant while pregnancy test is negative?

Possible: Pregnancy tests depend upon the presence of certain biological chemicals above a certain concentration to be found in blood or urine. You could be pregnant but without having reached the threshold for the tests. Wait a week or two to confirm the data. ...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