false positive pregnancy test

A false positive pregnancy test is a pregnancy test that indicates you are pregnant falsely. There are many possible reasons for this error. Home pregnancy tests are nearly 100% accurate, though the accuracy depends on various factors in the body and the performance of the test. In the majority of cases, the false positive result on a pregnancy test are directly linked to human error.

How Pink Does that Pregnancy Test Line Really Have to Be?

Perhaps it has happened to you before - you and your husband were huddled in the bathroom, one staring at the home pregnancy test and the other reading the instructions. ... more »

False Positive Pregnancy Test Result

Q: What are the reasons for a false positive or false negative pregnancy test result? ... more »

Negative Home Pregnancy Test (HPT): Could I Still Be Pregnant?

Q: Can I still be pregnant after a missed period even though my home pregnancy test (HPT) was negative? ... more »

False Positive False Negative Pregnancy Test

Home pregnancy tests are nearly 100% accurate, but that accuracy depends on various factors in the body and in the performance of the test. ... more »

What Is A Phantom hCG And What Causes the False Positive Pregnancy Test

A "Phantom hCG" is a positive blood pregnancy test without being pregnant. Patients with a phantom hCG will have a persistently and not significantly rising positive blood pregnancy test but the urine test is negative. ... more »

Other HCG Sources For a Positive Pregnancy Test

Besides a normal pregnancy there are other medical conditions that can give you a positive pregnancy test. These include: ... more »

Pregnancy Test After Miscarriage

Q: My pregnancy test was positive three weeks after miscarriage. Does this mean I am pregnant? ... more »

Positive Pregnancy Tests And Medications

Q: Is it true that fertility medications such as Humegon, Pergonal, Repronex or Fertinex, Clomid, Serophene, Gonal-F, and Follistim can cause false-positive or false-negative results on HPTs (home pregnancy tests)? ... more »

What Is a Chemical Pregnancy?

A chemical pregnancy is another word for a very early miscarriage or spontaneous abortion which aborts prior to seeing the fetus. ... more »

Phantom hCG False Positive Pregnancy Test

A positive blood pregnancy test without a pregnancy is also known as a 'false positive' test. There are many conditions which can give a phantom false positive hcg blood or urine pregnancy test. ... more »

Pregnancy Test after hCG Injection Shot

Q: I had an hCG human chorionic gonadotropin shot or injection to help me with ovulation. What will happen to the pregnancy test after my hCG injection? ... more »

False Positive Pregnancy Test - Always Pregnant?

The urine pregnancy test checks for the presence of the pregnancy hormone hCG human chorionic gonadotropin. hCG made by the placenta which exists only in pregnancy. ... more »