A member asked:

I had unprotected 17days ago. my period is 2 days late. ive been having pregnancy symptoms for the past week. since last year i could hardly sleep 1-4hrs tops. this week ive slept a lot. i tested today but it was negative. was it too early to test?

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

If the symptoms are due to the hormones of pregnancy the urine pregnancy test should be positive. Tests can be falsely negative early in the process & the best specimen is the first morning pee. UPT's are usually positive by 2-3 weeks after exposure.

Answered Nov 18, 2022



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