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A 36-year-old female asked:

A wk b4 period i had bright red spotting. doc said cervix was inflamed and did pap smear. now i am 6 days late. -tive hometest. could i be pregnant?

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Dr. Wendy Askew
26 years experience
Possible, but: A negative test is pretty accurate. There are many things that can cause spotting and late period, so if you repeat the test and it is still negative, then it's probably due to something else.
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