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A 29-year-old female asked about a 31-year-old female:

A week before i was due for my period. i had light pink, brown spotting that lasted for about 3 days. now am 4 days late. neg hpt. could i be preg?

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Dr. Christina Adberg
Gynecology 28 years experience
It's possible!: Take another test! you could have conceived too recently for the tests to show up. Pregnancy test are accurate about two weeks after conception. If it has been at least that long since your last unprotected sex, and you still don't get your period or a positive test, then check with your doctor for other reasons for a late period.
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