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A 23-year-old female asked:

My average cycle is 22 days between each period. i am into the 24th day and haven't started. two neg pregnancy tests, could i be pregnant?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Negative HPT's: If you have a 22 day cycle – you would likely ovulate on day #8. An early pregnancy test may detect a pregnancy up to 6 days prior to your anticipated period. It is likely that you aren't pregnant if you took those tests after you missed your periods. However, sometimes woman retests in a week using a first morning void. A pregnancy blood test is the most sensitive. Take care.

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