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A 21-year-old female asked:

i ve missed my period for about five days now i've tooking 4 hpt all negative could i have cysts ?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Wait: You need to wait for two weeks after a missed period for the hpt to turn positive. Wait a week and repeat the hpt.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Blood test: You may wish to get a blood test for HCG level to settle the issue.

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