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My period is roughly 8 days overdue, still no sign of arrival. never more than 2 days late. increase urination and bloating/gas. negative hpt. preg?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Pregnancy unlikely: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon.

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Last updated May 5, 2015

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