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i am 6 days late for my period, cloudy urine, tired my arms covered in poison oak/ivy and have to take two steroids. headache, negative preg test, ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Tests are accurate: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, poison ivy, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications for poison oak. A test is very reliable 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have been) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive is a likely real, but a negative may be due to testing too early.

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