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If a pregnancy test is taken too soon could it give a false negative reading?


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2013-03-18 11:02:51
2013-03-18 11:02:51

Yes, you have to give the hormones time to build up
Yes it can. My advice to you is if you feel that you really are pregnant, buy several test, and if they are all negative and you STILL think you're are pregnant, go to the Dr. and get him to test you.


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