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A 35-year-old male asked:

hello, it has been 41 days since first day of last period and tested on day 38 for pregnancy and was negative. now confused? did i test too early? or what could be wrong?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Unlikely: At this point in testing unlikely the test is wrong. However, never hurts to wait a week and check again. Although pregnancy very common cause for missed periods it is not the only one. Stress, excessive exercise, hormonal issues all possible. I do think you should see a provider to explore the issue.

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