Can we get a negative pregnancy test in ectopic pregnancy?

Not normaly. The tests are usually positive as if the baby had implanted in the uterus. Pain, and sometimes bleeding are the signs of an ectopic, or tubal, pregnancy.

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Is it possible to have non ectopic pregnancy on Mirena (levonorgestrel) I.U.D.? And would it cause a negative pregnancy test?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD/Ectopics. An intrauterine pregnancy is almost impossible to implant if the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is not expired. An ectopic pregnancy in another location like Fallopian tube or peritoneum is more likely, but not with repeated negative pregnancy tests and no other symptoms. Read more...

I had an ectopic pregnancy in March. Now I am 3 days late on my period and having pregnancy symptoms but a negative pregnancy test.

And your question? I suspect you are wondering if you are pregnant. Could be to soon to say. Take another test in a week. Follow the instructions exactly. If you have abdominal pain, fever, get checked quick. Since you might be pregnant, no alcohol, tobacco, rec. drugs, or any other meds not prescribed and take prenatal vitamins till you know for sure. Read more...

Can this be an ectopic pregnancy: missed period (8 days in), dull pain in left lower abdomino, negative pregnancy test, history of ectopic pregnancy?

Unlikely. It is unlikely an ectopic pregnancy, but there are other things that can give you this type of pain, including acure appendicitis (although that is usually right and center). You need to be checked, though, sooner than later. Read more...

Missed period, nausea, stomach pain, headaches, abdominal pain-usually only left side. Negative pregnancy test. Could it be ectopic pregnancy?

Possible. Would suggest blood test for evaluation, and visit to provider to rule out a pelvic infection--either can be a serious health concern influencing future pregancies. Read more...
Ovarian cyst. If you had a negative blood pregnancy test you are not dealing with an ectopic pregnancy. If this is an acute episode of pelvic pain, and missed period it can be due to an ovarian cyst. See your gynecologist for evaluation. Brignonimd.Com. Read more...

Can I have an ectopic pregnancy if my pregnancy test is negative?

Yes. Depends on sensitivity of HCG test. If you test too early will show up negative. Also, remember you can have an ectopic and an intrauterine pregnancy at same time. Pain and abdominal pain in child bearing ages should get pregnancy test and ultrasound. Read more...
No. The urine tests for pregnancies are extremely sensitive, and detect a pregnancy within 3-4 days. That being said, there is an exception to everything in medicine, so if in doubt, repeat the test in 3 days to be sure. Read more...

Will you get a positive pregnancy test with an ectopic pregnancy?

ABSOLUTELY! Ectopic pregnancy is one of the few life-threatening conditions that cannot be diagnosed by history and physical: a thorough pelvic sonogram and serial serum beta HCG levels are needed, along with appropriate suspicion. See your gynecologist for care! Read more...

If I have an ectopic pregnancy would the pregnancy test show up as positive or negative?

Sometimes both. It can be negative if there is not enough HCG present in an over the counter pregnancy test to measure, or it can be positive early on via a blood pregnancy test or later with the over the counter test. Read more...