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Negative Pregnancy Test But Pregnant Twins
Test was wrong: Test was a false negative.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Repeat the test:
Please repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
You may be entering menopause and that may cause irregular periods. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more
Ignoring neg preg: When you've delivered 1 month ago! Ignoring a negative pregnancy test when you're symptomatic of pregnancy and/or late on your menses can be dangerous because if might be an ectopic pregnancy, which if untreated can have fatal consequences. The moral is, if you feel pregnant and have a negative test seek medical advice. ...Read more
Re- do test: Repeat test. Try to seek psychological help. ...Read more
When was test done?: Recommend waiting until period missed to test, can repeat in a week if still no period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical > ...Read more
Wait and test again: Wait a week and repeat using a different brand or get tested at a clinic. If the urine test is negative, get the more sensitive blood test. Both measure HCG levels, a hormone of early pregnancy. If done too soon, HCG is not detected. Some women have slightly different HCG harder to measure. If negative tests and symptoms continue, talk with your doctor. S/he may order an ultrasound. ...Read more
Neg pregnancy: There are many factors that go into conception. The easiest thing is to FET the Male checked to be sure his sperm count, motility and morphology is ok. The next step is for you to under go a work up with your OB. I hope this helped and Good Luck ...Read more
5-Hydroxytryptophan: Should not effect your pregnancy test result. ...Read more
Hormones: 3 weeks late means likely your hormones are unbalanced. If you've had unprotected sex, then of course you could be pregnant and the test isn't positive yet, but sounds like that's not the case. If period still absent after another 6 weeks, make dr. Appt to check thyroid, pituitary. In meantime, use protection unless you want to become pregnant. ...Read more
What is the question: You are not likely to be pregnant. If that is not the question, please clarify. ...Read more
Could be a problem: If your cycles are normally regular and predictable and the total duration is less than one week, there is little chance this is a problem. However, only an examination can reveal whether or not it is. ...Read more
Not pregnant: Keep watching, if no period see your doctor. ...Read more
Missed a Period: Did you wait to test until you missed a period? If not, then you cannot know. ...Read more
Gas: Women are not able to detect fetal movement until about 16 weeks at the earliest. If you had a negative test, the feeling you are experiencing is likely gas moving in your bowels. ...Read more
Positive for what?: If you profile is correct, you being a male cannot be pregnant. ...Read more
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
Yes: If you are using standard urine pregnancy tests it is possible that they are not sensitive enough and that you are not far enough along in a pregnancy to be detected. That being said, typically negative urine preg means not pregnant, the only way to be sure is to see your doctor and have a beta quantitative HCG blood test. Best of luck. ...Read more
Unusual: There are very rare instances where a gestational sac can be in the uterus with a negative pregnancy test. Most of the time when something is seen with a negative pregnancy test it is just fluid or blood, not a sac. ...Read more