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Cramping and period late but started today... Light pink, still cramping. Not a lot of flow. Could i be pregnant after negative blood test a week ago?

Cramping and period late but started today... Light pink, still cramping. Not a lot of flow. Could i be pregnant after negative blood test a week ago?

Depends...: Depends on the type of blood test. If you had a quantitative hcg, your doctor would see a number/ amount of pregnancy hormone in your blood. If it was any number greater from 1-25, that is an equivocal test which would need to be repeated. If it is greater than 25, then you would be considered positive for pregnancy. If you had a qualitative hcg, the lab will report equivocals as negative. ...Read more

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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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Could you be still pregnant after a negative blood test and no sign of period?

Could you be still pregnant after a negative blood test and no sign of period?

Anovulation: Please. There are at least a dozen common reasons for missing a period. You are not pregnant. No, a negative blood test is very much accurate as an indication that you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant after a negative blood test from doctor?

Can you still be pregnant after a negative blood test from doctor?

Pregnancy test: Yes. It might be too early to detect the pregnancy hormones. You may want to repeat the test in 10-14 days to be sure. ...Read more

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What if u do a blood test and its negative but u feelin pregnant?

What if u do a blood test and its negative but u feelin pregnant?

Wait and repeat it: Best advice is to wait 1-4 weeks and then repeat it. If it is still negative you might consider seeing a doctor. There are different kinds of pregancy tests, and doctors can do qualitative tests that give a 'level' of the pregnancy hormone and not just a positive or negative result. Many women do skip periods at times. Some women have early miscarriages before they really know their pregnant. ...Read more

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My blood test came negative but i still feel pregnant. What shall i do?

My blood test came negative but i still feel pregnant. What shall i do?

Possible: If you have been pregnant and know the signs and symptoms, you may be more accurate than an early test. False negatives are possible. Recheck, or see obgyn to check ultrasound. ...Read more

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Could I still be pregnant and a blood test not catching it if its negative?

Could I still be pregnant and a blood test not catching it if its negative?

If tested too early: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Please seek care from a doctor to protect your and your baby's health. ...Read more

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At 6 days past your cycle you have a negative blood test, all the symptoms could you still be pregnant?

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At 6 days past your cycle you have a negative blood test, all the symptoms could you still be pregnant?

Negative blood test.: If the blood pregnancy test is in non-pregnant range, i.e. Less than 5, then you are not pregnant. This may be a menstrual irregularity. See what happens with the next several cycles. If cycles remain irregular, speak with your doctor about ways to regulate it. Good luck! ...Read more

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9 days late never late. 2 negative tests. Would a blood test be able to determine if I'm pregnant or not?

9 days late never late. 2 negative tests. Would a blood test be able to determine if I'm pregnant or not?

Definitely yes: A home test is reliable 1-2 days before the expected period. If the test is negative you are not pregnant. Usually due to a late or missed ovulation, see if the next period comes when expected. Good wishes. ...Read more

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When trying to determine if you are pregnant which is a better method a box test or blood test? Can a box be neg and you really are pregnant?

When trying to determine if you are pregnant which is a better method a box test or blood test? Can a box be neg and you really are pregnant?

Pregnancy Tests: One kit, the first response early result pregnancy test, emerged as the most reliable and sensitive test. "it detected HCG at concentrations as low as 6.5 miu/ml (thousandths of an international unit per milliliter) - that's almost sensitive enough to detect any pregnancy soon after implantation, " consumer reports wrote. "most other kits were far less sensitive ". ...Read more

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I had a 3dt on Aug3rd which would make me 9dpt & I had a blood test done today & it was negative. Is there any way I could still be pregnant?

I had a 3dt on Aug3rd which would make me 9dpt & I had a blood test done today &  it was negative. Is there any way I could still be pregnant?

Did you miss period?: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow 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. ...Read more

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I am 8 days late as of today I have taken 2 test both negative and a blood test...is there anything that could be wrong besides being pregnant..

I am 8 days late as of today I have taken 2 test both negative  and a blood test...is there anything that could be wrong besides being pregnant..

Do not worry: Frequently, women ovulate late once in a while, causing a delayed menses. Often, the period will return a month late, then go back to your traditional pattern. You did not provide your age, but ovulation becomes less regular after 35. I am glad you checked pregnancy to cease behaviors unhealthy for a fetus. That also makes a tubal pregnancy unlikely. See your MD if your period remains abnormal!! ...Read more

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If a blood test was taken 20 days after sexualcontact and it came out negative but have pregancy symptom . Is it possible that your still pregnant?

If a blood test was taken 20 days after sexualcontact and it came out negative but have pregancy symptom . Is it possible that your still pregnant?

Possible: You may repeat the blood test for HCG. You could do a home pregnancy test also. 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. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant with negative urine and blood test?

Can you still be pregnant with negative urine and blood test?

Depends: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. If you test too early you could be "pregnant" but have negative results. If you test three or more weeks after alleged "conception", negative results rule out pregnancy, ...Read more

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What are the chances of a negative blood test in early pregnancy?

What are the chances of a negative blood test in early pregnancy?

Very low: It depends on how "early" you are referring to, but generally, the blood test for pregnancy is very accurate with a very low false negative rate. ...Read more

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