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What's the probability of having a false negative pregnancy test when my period is 3 days late?

Not inconceivable. Sorry but pun was intended. While home pregnancy tests are fairly sensitive, some women will have a negative test early on during pregnancy. So if you've been engaging in unprotected sex and your test is negative 3d after being late, then repeat test once you're a week or two late. By 2 wks late or 6wks after last menstrual period, home pregnancy test should be positive if you're pregnant. Read more...

How often could a false negative pregnancy test occur?

Not often. Pregnancy tests are quite accurate. A pregnancy test should be accurate by about 12 days after your ovulation, so by the time your period is late the test should be accurate. Read more...

What are the chances of getting a false negative pregnancy test?

Rare. If you do a pregnancy test accurately and at the right time, the chance of a false negative test is less than 1%. It is important to do it when you have missed your period. Doing it too early, is the most common reason for a false negative pregnancy test. Read more...

What are the chances of a false negative pregnancy test I've been having a lot of symptoms took a test and it said negative?

Possible if early. A false negative pregnancy test is possible if the test was done too early or the test is beyond its expiration date. Wait for 3-5 days and do a repeat test using your first morning urine. If it is still negative, there is another cause for your symptoms. Hope this helps. Read more...