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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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Q: If a pregnancy test is taken too soon could it give a false negative reading?
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What is false pregnancy symptoms?

Usually a false pregnancy means that you have taken a pregnancy test and it gives you a positive reading when you are not pregnancy (which is very rare) or a negative reading when you really are pregnant.

Can you get a false reading if you are having a period but have all the symptoms of pregnancy?

You can get a false negative. There are very very few false positives.

Could your home pregnancy test be wrong?

Yes, if you take a test too soon then you could get a false reading. You can also get a false reading from an outdated test or just happen to get a false reading from not having enough pregnancy hormone or have a bad test.

Can lexapro give you a false negative pregnancy test reading?

Yes, any test can

Can Benadryl cause a false negative pregnancy test?

No. Benadryl does not cause false negative pregnancy test.

What is the percentage of women who are pregnant with false negative test results?

If you took a pregnancy test too early, you could have a false negative. There are seldom false positive's though.

Can levothyroxin give a false reading on a pregnancy test?

No, pregnancy tests are specifically looking for hCG. A false positive is almost unheard of, a false negative usually happens when testing too soon - but neither are caused by levothyroxin.

Can having a BV cause a false negative on a pregnancy test?

BV won't cause a false negative on a pregnancy test.

Can atenolol cause a false negative pregnancy test?

Can atenolol cause a false negative

Can antihistamines cause false negative pregnancy test?

Promethazine (Phenagren) can cause a false negative.

Can an expired pregnancy test give a false negative reading Even if it's only 1 year expired?

Yes it can. Any pregnancy test can give a false negative (not picking up on the presence of the hormone hCG (human Chorionic Gonadotropin)) however they will not give a false positive (The hormone will only be there if you are pregnant) An expired pregnancy test will be even less accurate.

Can an antidepressant cause a false negative on a home pregnancy test?

No, antidepressants cannot cause a false negative.

Could you be pregnant if you are two weeks late on your period and are testing negative on a pregnancy test?

Yes. Home administered pregnancy tests can be administered wrong and lead to a false negative result.

What does it mean when there is something in your pee that makes a false negative on a pregnancy test?

It could maybe be a bladder infection

Can you still be pregnant if you took a home pregnancy test 7 days after intercourse and it came out negative?

pregnancy tests can read a false negative but not a false positive

Could using meth cause a false negative pregnacey?

Im sure that any drug could affect a pregnancy test.

Is it possible to have had a false negative pregnancy from an expired pregnancy test from 04?


Pregnancy test showed it was negative but the negative sign was very light could that be a false negative?

Take another pregnancy test. I suggest buying one that is easier to read this time (a digital one) that says 'pregnant' or 'not pregnant'

Can a positive pregnancy test turn negative?

No , but a negative test can be a false positive .

Can prednisone cause false negative pregnancy test results?

No, low hCG hormone causes a negative pregnancy test.

Does the mini pill cause false negative pregnancy result?

No. Taking the test too soon causes false negative.

What is the likely hood of being pregnant with a negative result?

It is more common for home pregnancy tests to give a false negative than a false positive. You could be testing too soon. Home pregnancy tests are considered accurate 14-16 days after ovulation.

Your test sHow is negative but the ultrasound sHow is sperm in egg but not attached to uterus what does this mean?

You could have had a false negative pregnancy test or If the egg is not attached to the uterus It could mean the fetus will not survive so that's why it would have came up negative or its a tubal pregnancy which means the fetus is forming in the ovarian tubes which could cause miscarrage or VERY complicated pregnancy

What could cause a false positive in a pregnancy test result?

The test could be very cheap or poorly made causing it to mess up your reading.

Whats wrong with Expired pregnancy test?

Your results can be a false-negative or a false-positive.