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accuracy of pregnancy tests

Has anyone on here ever had a negative test but found out that they were infact pregnant? Just curious.
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Re: accuracy of pregnancy tests

  • No. When I've gotten negative tests I've always been not pregnant.


         

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  • The tests are pretty accurate, however it does take awhile for implantation to occur and if it hasn't occured yet there can be no HCG in the urine. SO if you have ovulated later then you think or it has taken the 9 or so days to travel from the fallopian tubes you can get a false negative. I also believe it can take about 3 days for the hcg to really show up in the urine. So the answer is yes, it can happen. My ob said false negatives are more common than false positives.

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  • I hope this is the case for me. 2 embryos transferred last Saturday. Beta tomorrow. Neg pee tests this weekend
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  • negative test = not pregnant

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  • Do you chart? Unless you do, you are kind of guessing when you actually ovulated (unless you are super regular, observe secondary signs like CM and CP, and use OPK's..).

     

    How many DPO were you when you tested? It could have been too early.

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  • I dont chart. My negative test was infact negative. I was mainly asking bc I felt like I had some pregnancy symptoms. I will keep moving forward....
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