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A 24-year-old female asked:

my period is 2 weeks late. i took a pregnancy test yesterday it came back negative. could i still be pregnant? i'm hoping so.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not likely : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and reliable. If your are two weeks late for your period then it should be correct. You can wait a few days and repeat it. If still negative then see your doc to discuss irregular periods and ovulation testing to help you get pregnant.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr. L: If you did the test correctly, you are unlikely to be pregnant. You may take blood test for HCG level to settle the issue.

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