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A 47-year-old female asked:

My daughter is taking birth control and has missed her period now 2 days past and has already started her next pill pack. she has taken two pregnancy tests, both negative. she took all her pills correctly so should she trust the tests?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Some normally regular women skim a cycle or two. Many on BC will see a lessening or loss of menses over time. A urine pregnancy test would be positive by 3 wks after conception as this creates chemicals that would turn up in the urine. If the delay passes 60 days with a negative pregnancy test an OBGYN might offer meds to bring on menses if they decide it would be appropriate.
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