A 25-year-old female asked:
Hii so ive missed my period. i was spotting during the week that it was suppose to have come. my breasts feel heavy and my nipples are tender and kind of tingly. i have taken two pregnancy tests and they came out negative. should i retest?
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Tests are accurate: 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.
76 viewsAnswered May 14, 2020
Last updated Jan 27, 2021
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