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Is it possible to..............

take a HPT and be negative, but be pregnant.

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:41 PM on Dec. 20, 2008 in Trying to Conceive

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  • Hun... i had - test til i was 4months preg.
    yes i knew i was just kept taking to see when it would show up.
    i had to have a blood test.
    also that was with twins

    Answer by mama2twins07 at 3:42 PM on Dec. 20, 2008

  • Yep, if your hormones levels aren't high enough it can be a false negative. With my current pregnancy my first test was negative, a week later I took another test, and I am indeed pregnant, lol.

    Answer by dedicatedrider at 3:43 PM on Dec. 20, 2008

  • Yes.

    Answer by richgirljj at 3:53 PM on Dec. 20, 2008

  • Yes. And it's much more likely to get a false negative than a false positive.

    Answer by ta2dirishlass at 4:44 PM on Dec. 20, 2008

  • Yes, but it's VERY rare. HPT's are almost as effective as blood tests now in accuracy and early results. For example, my Obstetrician won't schedule you for an appointment lest you've had a positive home test.

    Answer by gabrielle_x at 9:26 PM on Dec. 20, 2008

  • Yes...false negs are very common. False positives are extremely rare, but flase negs happen all the time.

    Answer by NorahSethsMommy at 2:42 AM on Dec. 21, 2008

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