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A 22-year-old female asked:

I had a very light positive hpt went to the doctors and they said urine came back negative. still have brown spotting. can implantation last a month?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Too early: You should repeat the home test in one week. If there's a pregnancy that's viable, it should be positive.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: If you had sex since your last period and missed your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.

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Last updated Sep 4, 2019

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