A 28-year-old female asked:
I have very regular periods but this month my period is 6 days late, my last period was also lighter than usual. pregnancy test is negative. am i ok?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Probably not preg.: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon.
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Last updated May 19, 2018
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