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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have pcos and had an hcg trigger 18 days ago, and am 16 dpo with many pregnancy symptoms, but negative home tests. could i still be pregnant?

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Dr. Nurit Winkler
Fertility Medicine 27 years experience
Possible: The home pregnancy test are not always accurate. You could be pregnant with a very low level of HCG (hormone of pregnancy) and this will not be detected by a home pregnancy test. You can ask your obgyn or fertility specialist to order a blood work for HCG level as well as progesterone, this will tell you more precisely if you are pregnant and/or whether you truly ovulated.

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