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About 98% accurate if positive, less accurate if negative as there are more things that can give you a false negative. The test can be taken too soon after conception, wait until a missed period if you can, taken at the wriong time of day, a morning urine is best, or taken after drinking to much so the hormone is too diluted.

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Q: How accurate are positive and negative pregnancy tests?
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How is it that i got a positive at home pregnancy test and got a negative blood test?

At home pregnancy tests are not 100% accurate.

Can you get a negative home pregnancy test and a positive blood test?

Yes. The home tests aren't accurate and only the blood test is the accurate one.

Is a pregnancy test taken in the evening accurate?

It can be. Pregnancy tests are more accurate in the morning, for the hormones have time to build in the bladder before they are released. If the test is positive it is probably accurate, but if the test is negative it MAY not be. Test again in the morning.

Why do digital pregnancy tests say negative but pregnancy tests with strips say positive?

Go to the doctor to get a real test.

If you have taken a pregnancy test that came back positive and took another brand of pregnancy test and that came up negative could you still be pregnant?

Home pregnancy tests are not always accurate. It is always best to see a doctor for accurate pregnancy results.

I took a home pregnancy test and it was positive went to the doctors and the one I took there was negative I took two more home tests and they are positive are you pregnant or not I am 6 weeks late?

Go to the doctor again; the doctor's tests are more accurate.

How can you tell when your girl is pregnant?

If a pregnancy test comes out positive. Although, pregnancy tests aren't always 100% accurate.

Is it possible to have a false positive urine pregnancy test?

Absolutely. Most Pregnancy tests tend to 90-96% accurate.

Is a prgnancy test accurate if your still waiting on your period but the pregnancy test is positive?

Most home pregnancy tests are around 95% accurate.It's also more likely to have a false negative than a false positive. You should see a Dr for a blood pregnancy test now.

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

The at-home pregnancy tests are not 100% accurate. Consult your gynecologist.

Can you get a positive pregnancy test and then after two days later two negative tests?

yes you can, its called a false positive. However check with your doctor to see if you are pregnant as it could be that the negative tests were wrong.

The pregnancy test is negative but you feel pregnant?

go to a doctor, they can take blood tests, they are 100% accurate!

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