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bladder test and pregnancy both negative?

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i went to the doctor a few days ago for a urine test and pregnancy test i had the bladder test because i thought i had a bladder infection and it was negative and i had pregnancy test right with it both were negative?


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replied January 31st, 2014
Pregnancy Q and A Answer A45866
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Sometimes you can keep getting false negative results with urine pregnancy test kits during early pregnancy as the kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. Urine pregnancy test kits usually start showing positive results after about 18-20 days post-conception (roughly corresponding to about 1 week after your missed/altered periods). The test should always be done on early morning first urine sample to get accurate results (pregnancy hormone HCG is believed to be in highest concentration in this sample, and you should avoid lot of fluid intake and caffeinated beverages in the night before taking the test). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
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