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Feel pregnant but home tests show negative? 7 possible reasons behind this


Feel pregnant but home tests show negative? 7 possible reasons behind this

Feel pregnant but home tests show negative? 7 possible reasons behind this

Do you feel all the signs and symptoms of pregnancy such as fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and an intense desire to sleep, and you decided to take a home pregnancy test, but the result appeared negative?

Some women feel that they are pregnant, but after a while they discover that they are not, and vice versa as well, there are some women who do not feel anything at all, and suddenly discover that they are pregnant.

Home pregnancy test

If you are a type 1 woman and feel that you are pregnant, but the results of a home pregnancy test give you a negative result, there is no doubt that there is one of the following possible reasons:

Take an early pregnancy test

There is no doubt that taking an early home pregnancy test will give you a negative result even if you are pregnant, due to mismatch of HCG hormone levels, so you should always wait a while before taking the test, according to the Very Well Family medical site.

The appropriate time to conduct the analysis is 10 days after the menstrual cycle has stopped, as it is the appropriate time to confirm pregnancy, and the reason is that the primary pregnancy hormone usually appears 7-12 days after fertilization of the egg and the completion of the implantation cycle, and as soon as this occurs, the hormones begin to double every 48 hours.

Your body is excessively hydrated

Drinking too much water often results in false results on a pregnancy test.

The reason is dilution of urine after drinking extra water, which reduces the accuracy of the test.

The best way to ensure you get the correct result is to not drink excess water at night and take the test in the morning.

You have a problem with hormonal balance

The surprising thing is that not only are pregnancy feelings all in your head, but they also cause reactions to your hormones that prepare for a possible pregnancy. As the Health Line says , women's bodies are always optimistic when it comes to the possibility of pregnancy.

Once ovulation occurs, your body begins preparing for a new life, and this happens even if pregnancy does not occur, and the reason is the hormone progesterone, which is responsible for maintaining a healthy early pregnancy.

As the body increases the production of the hormone progesterone immediately after ovulation in order to support the potential fetus, and in the event that there is no pregnancy, its levels decrease after 12 to 16 days after ovulation, and this decrease is what brings you your period.

You are about to have your period

In addition to the previous paragraph, the high levels of the hormone progesterone before the start of the menstrual cycle gives women symptoms similar to the symptoms of various pregnancy, from nausea to vomiting to convulsions and moodiness.

And all you have to do in order not to confuse symptoms of approaching the start of your period with symptoms of pregnancy is to wait for several days, if you are in your premenstrual period you will get it, and if you are pregnant it will not happen.

You are ovulating 

Ovulation - which occurs in the middle of a normal cycle - does not have as many symptoms in common with pregnancy as it does with a menstrual cycle, but you can still feel breast pain, slight cramping and nausea at times, during the time the uterus releases its monthly egg.

If you don't track your periods and don't know exactly where you are in your period, you might think that what you're feeling is an early sign of pregnancy.

You are taking medications that affect pregnancy

If you use the contraceptive pill regularly, or other methods of contraception, this can interfere with the results of pregnancy.

These medications are harsh on the body and not only interfere with the menstrual cycle, but they can also cause a problem during pregnancy.

The gynecologist will be the best to consult in such a case.

 that they are not, and vice versa as well, there are some women who do not feel anything at all, and suddenly discover that they are pregnant.

You're doing the wrong pregnancy test

There is no doubt that the tests sold in pharmacies have a validity period, and their expiry will definitely give a negative result, so make sure of the validity date of the test before purchasing it.

Also, storage conditions play an important role in determining the wrong result, as storing a number of tests in a damp bathroom cabinet will definitely destroy it, so it is better to keep it in the refrigerator.

In addition to all of this, misuse plays a role in determining the result as well, as not knowing the correct method of use or leaving it in the urine for a longer period or less than necessary will give a different result, so be sure to read the usage instructions written on the package before starting to use it.