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A 25-year-old female asked:

i am 16 days late for my period. when i was 6 days late i took a hpt and it ws neg. but 10 days later and still no period? im nauseous when i eat?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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