A 30-year-old female asked:
I am 6 days late, but getting negative home pregnancy test results. i think i have a few symptoms, tender breasts & fatigue. what do you advice i do?
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Pediatrics 34 years experience
Can retest in 1 week: 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 13, 2018
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