Could my HCG levels be too low to read positive?

I am 4/5 days late. Pregnancy tests are negative. (Yes, I test in the morning) I and my husband are actively trying. Is it that my hcg levels just might be too low? I’m 33

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Call your dr to get a blood test done. Home test never worked for me.

Could be. Test again in a week

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Do you have regular cycles? Stress? Weight gain or loss? Changed eating habits? So many factors can throw off your cycle.

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Hcg levels typically double in 2-3 days. So retest in that time with a home pregnancy test

U could have ovulated later also. Just hold on. Best wishes!


Give yourself at least 2 weeks you could test through out but thats enough time for HCG levels to double and start showing up in your urine. But also remember environmental factors like eating, exercise and stress can have a major impact on your cycle. Goodluck!

This happened to me, first 2 tests were negative, didn’t show positive till after 2 weeks

My home test was always showed negative till I was going into my 3 month the only way we found out is I got afternoon sickness went to doctor after a week of puking my guts up they did a blood test lol was told alot of home test or urine test don’t always work on some . Good luck

My levels with my daughter were low enough that i didnt have a pos test until it was like 2 weeks after my period.

Early response tests measure. Hcg as low as 6. Whereas all other pregnancy tests minimum Hcg is 25. Likely just a little too early. Recheck within the week. You’ll know for sure by then. Age is irrelevant for Hcg values.

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Mine wr so low that I took a test mid-day it was negative threw it in the garbage went about my day then went to bed…I woke up in the morning and said let me just check so I picked it up out of the bathroom garbage and looked at it and about peed on myself bcuz it was positive…So I went to bed not pregnant and woke up pregnant…Lol…So yes it’s possible for it to be low…I took four more tests after that and that was my second child and I have four and needless to say I always re-checked those tests after I threw them away…Best of luck❤️

Just test every week…

I’m sure at 4 to 5 days late u wud have a positive :sob: hopefully it’s for u soon but :pray:

Go get blood test if not sure…

It could be that you haven’t implanted yet, or sometimes you need a blood test to confirm. I would wait three days and do another test then. It could also sadly be a very early miscarriage so you won’t produce hcg but you’re period will turn up very late. Fingers crossed for you!

Ask family dr to do blood test

Do a blood test. I didn’t have a positive pregnancy till I was 2 months with my last baby. We actually found out blind sidedly while I was being treated for kidney issues in the hospital.

I never got a positive pregnancy test for over a month after my missed period, drs had to do blood test for a positive result. He’s now a crazy 2 year old little boy!

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It took me 8 days to get a positive test