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A 42-year-old female asked:

I took one dose of megestrol 1 wk ago today. i am now 4 days late for my menstrual cycle. i've taken a pregnancy test which was negative. pregnant?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Pregnant?: It takes at least 7-10 days for HCG levels to get high enough to register by urine test strips, and may take longer. Test yourself again in 7-14 days and then once more before giving up. Good luck.
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