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My husband and i have been actively trying to concieve and i had spotting on monday i also had a blood pregnancy test done yesterday so three days after the spotting the test came back negative was it possibly too early to test ?

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Dr. William Boelter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 49 years experience
?: How long since your last menstrual period. Blood tests are very accurate , but, yes, it may need to be repeated.
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Sure: Spotting does not always mean implantation nor failed attempt. I would wait until a missed period occurs before u test with a upt. You can overmedicalize, micromanage and stress yourself out. Good luck with getting pregnant, avg rate about 10-20% per month.

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