A 39-year-old female asked:
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in the past few months i have had pregnancy symptoms( late periods, tender breasts, fatigue, backache, bloating, acne, dizziness) hpt always neg. what can be the cause? we are trying to conceive.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection.
Answered on Sep 24, 2017
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Dr. Joseph Accurso
29 years experience Radiology
See a fertility: Specialist. Your symptoms may relate to hormone changes that occur with pregnancy, but the home pregnancy test being negative can be trusted. See your physician for further evaluation. A consultation with a fertility specialist or endocrinologist may be helpful.
Answered on Jul 22, 2019
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