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Could i be pregnant? i have all but one or two symptoms to be pregnant. my period shoud have came on the 22nd of march give or take a day. i took four pregnancy test, but all were negative. i never had a period to be late for more than a day or two. i had

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Hello. : Hello. I can't state if you are pregnant. Normally a pregnancy test (standard urine home pregnancy test) can be done the first day that the period is missed. Some times, even if you are pregnant, the test will give a negative. This is because the HCG level may not have been high enough to trigger a positive test result. So if you did the pregnancy tests too early, they might be negative for that reason. If you did the pregnancy tests anywheres from the first missed period day to 7 days later and after, and they were done exactly the way the test instructs and it was still negative then it is likely that you are not pregnant. A woman can miss a period without being pregnant. Good luck.
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Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
As : As doctors, the first thing we do when we hear that a fertile woman is having a missed period or abnormal spotting, we check a pregnancy test. You can either take a home pregnancy test as long as it has been 5- 6 weeks since your last normal period, or you can go see your doctor and they can test you. A home pregnancy test is 97% accurate if taken a week or more after the missed period and a doctor's test can tell around when you should be getting your next period. Did you take your tests too soon? If you took your tests a week or more after your missed period, you are probably not pregnant. There are other reasons besides pregnancy that can cause a woman to miss a period such as: stress, diet, excessive exercise or a hormone imbalance such as with a thyroid disorder or polycystic ovarian syndrome. If you continue to have an irregular cycle, you should give your doctor or your ob/gyne a call. Good luck!
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