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Here's the sentence that I get mixed up.

Q: Tell me about a problem you had at home.

A: I don't remember me having a problem at home.

I'd like to know what it implies.

a. I had a problem at home, but I don't remember in detail.

b. I'm not sure if I had a problem at home. I'm pretty sure that I didn't have a problem at home.

c. I haven't had a problem at home ever

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    Note, by the way, that when the subject of the main clause and the gerund clause are the same, it's usually omitted from the gerund clause: "I don't remember having a problem at home". It would only be repeated for contrast: "I don't remember me having a problem, it was usually my brother." – StoneyB on hiatus Sep 1 '15 at 12:09
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I would say it is described best by b, however if it was said sarcastically/if the person was challenging the other person it would be described by c.

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