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can you be pregnant and still have a negative pregnancy test

i have symptoms of pregnancy and have a extended belly but still did not get a positive test

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:01 PM on Oct. 8, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • i had negative tests til i was 6 weeks pregnant!!
    proudmommy690

    Answer by proudmommy690 at 6:02 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • The problem with the pregnancy tests is some don't give accurate readings if you take them too soon. I took a pregnancy test when I thought I was pregnant with my daughter and the test said I wasn't . Sometimes you need to take the test again for more accurate results or try a different brand of pregnancy test.
    CafeMochaMom1

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 6:05 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • its rare but yes
    shehappywifemom

    Answer by shehappywifemom at 6:06 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • I had negatives until I was 8 weeks. Best thing is to go to the dr and get a blood test done. Good Luck!!!
    myangel21

    Answer by myangel21 at 6:13 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • I didn't take a preg test until I was 2 months in. The lined ones said I wasn't. I had to take a digital one before I got a positive.
    Cenchan

    Answer by Cenchan at 6:19 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • Yup. U can get a false negative but not a false positive
    mom23girls541

    Answer by mom23girls541 at 6:20 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • get a blood test done. its the only 100% accurate test to tell if ur pregnant. if ur doc doesnt do it, demand it. the only way it can be wrong is if someone writes it down wrong. good luck
    Phippsandrea

    Answer by Phippsandrea at 6:27 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • It's possible to get a false negative, yes, especially very early on, when you don't have enough hCG hormones in your blood. However, an "extended belly" doesn't happen till much later on, when you SHOULD be getting a positive, even with a urine test. So I'd say go see your doctor and ask for a blood test.
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 6:38 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • Call your doctor and have them do a blood test
    ladyambition

    Answer by ladyambition at 7:12 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • absolutely
    FDNYwife

    Answer by FDNYwife at 9:30 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

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