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Can a pregnancy test be wrong?

Yes, a pregnancy test can show a false negative (meaning you’re really pregnant) or a false positive in rare instances! Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Marian Reply:

    Many women take pregnancy tests at home, and these are just as valid as the tests in your doctor's office. It is very rare that a pregnancy test is wrong, but it can Detail:http://www.ehow.com/about_5413153_pregnancy-tests-wrong.html

  2. Marquerite Reply:

    Yes, a pregnancy test can be wrong. If you think the test was wrong, purchase another one. The best way to find out is to go to the doctor and get a blood test.

  3. Rochelle Reply:

    I personally like the Clearblue easy Digital. They are very easy to use and accurate. The fact that it tells you ‘Pregnant’ or ‘Not Pregnant’ makes things very clear and hard to misunderstand. More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Other/what_is_the_best_pregnancy_test

  4. Eunice Reply:

    Many women wonder if a home pregnancy test is always accurate. On television, women take pregnancy tests all the time and end up saying, "it was a false positive." In real life, pregnancy tests are accurate 99 percent of the time when used … More:http://www.ehow.com/facts_5070364_chances-pregnancy-tests-being-wrong_.html?ref=Track2&utm_source=ask

  5. Raquel Reply:

    There is really no way of knowing how often a pregnancy test is wrong. Although it does happen most commonly it is a false negatve due the fact that your HCG level isnt high enough yet. More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Reproductive/how_often_are_pregnancy_tests_wrong

  6. Rowena Reply:

    my pregnancy kit is showing test positive, does it happen the test shows wrong result?

  7. Brittney Reply:

    If you took the test after your period was due then it should be accurate, however sometimes it takes a bit longer for there to be enough HGC for a correct result!Go to your Dr and request a blood test, tell them your period is late! That should give you a correct answer!

  8. Bailey Reply:

    I felt like i was was pregnant a week later, just women's intuiton I would say. I feel my blood test was wrong, but I'll wait and see. Answer. Surely blood tests can

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