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A 26-year-old female asked:

If i'm 18 days late for period, and am having brown spotting but hpt is negative, what else could be happening?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 31 years experience
Could be: Could be anovulatory cycle or irregular ovulation, highly unlikely for pregnancy if the test was negative. This is not normal but it happens often and is generally not to worry. You can see a doctor anytime but it's also okay to wait up to 1 additional cycle to see if the period comes. good wishes.
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