A 31-year-old female asked:
Hello. i had brown spotting for 4 days that started 2 days before my expected period. my period is now 6 days late, but i am getting negative pregnanc?
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Specializes in Family Medicine
Hormones: The brown spotting may have been an abnormal period from a hormonal fluctuation that just threw your cycle off. A negative home pregnancy test pretty much rules out a pregnancy (or at least rules out implantation from a fertilized egg). Wait for your next cycle and if things don't return to normal, go see PCP or Gyno
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