However, if the test was performed too early in the pregnancy, before your body has had time to produce enough h CG, you can get a false negative.
HCG levels then decline and level off, remaining steady for the rest of your pregnancy.
The quantitative human chorionic gonadotropin (h CG) blood test measures the level of h CG hormone present in a sample of your blood.
HCG is a hormone that is produced during pregnancy.
While the needle is being inserted, you may feel a brief stinging or pinching sensation, or you may not feel anything at all.
When the needle is in the vein, you may feel minor discomfort or stinging.