A 23-year-old female asked:
shorter lighter period. used a condom and pulled out. negative pregnancy test on first day of period. i have been stressed for about a week. pregnant?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Exhale w/menses: Typically directions for home pregnancy tests state to use 4wks after last period, not on 1st day. Typically, one exhales when menses start flowing (assuming you don't want to get pregnant) since this implies you didn't get pregnant, although not infrequently, some women spot upon implantation while others bleed/spot regularly thruout pregnancy. If still worried, use hpt as directed 4wks after lmp.
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