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Period 6 days late, negative pregnancy test. What could be the reason?

Period 6 days late, negative pregnancy test. What could be the reason?

Possible causes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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My period is almost 6 days late, negative pregnancy test? Should I take a blood test? What could be going on? Usually very regular

My period is almost 6 days late, negative pregnancy test?  Should I take a blood test? What could be going on? Usually very regular

Anovulatory cycles: during which an egg is not released, are common and can cause menstrual irregularity or a missed period. Anovulatory cycles are especially common in young women, and 1-2 anovulatory cycles/year is considered normal. Urine pregnancy tests are very reliable and there is not much to be gained by a blood pregnancy test except expense. ...Read more

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6 days late but negative pregnancy test?

6 days late but negative pregnancy test?

Irregular period: You may repeat the test with first morning urine. However, irregular periods are not uncommon. You may wish to see your doctor for an ultrasound examination. ...Read more

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6 days late all negative pregnancy test can I still be pregnant I am usually regular with my period?

6 days late all negative pregnancy test can I still be pregnant I am usually regular with my period?

Trust the test : A pregnancy test would be accurate by now so you can trust the result. Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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6 days late period but negative pregnancy test... Im not stressing...Could i be pregnant?...

6 days late period but negative pregnancy test... Im not stressing...Could i be pregnant?...

Trust the test: A pregnancy test can detect a bhcg of about 20. Your bhcg roughly doubles every 48 hours. Let's say the first day you took it you were barely pregnant with a level of 19. 48 hours later your bhcg would be 38 which is way above the level for a urine pregnancy test to detect it. Home tests work really well and can be trusted. Repeat and if negative then you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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On femara (letrozole) and 6 days late but pregnancy test negative?

On femara (letrozole) and 6 days late but pregnancy test negative?

By now you know the: If you still need to know the answer, please write again as your question is now more than one week old(i think). ...Read more

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Had sex on 6|25 missed period on 6|27,6 days late pregnancy test negative then positive then negative again period came on 7|8 but now a month late?

Had sex on 6|25 missed period on 6|27,6 days late pregnancy test negative then positive then negative again period came on 7|8 but now a month late?

Confusing: Your timeline is confusing: if you had a period on July 8th, and today's date is August 10th, your period is not one month late? Also, different pregnancy tests can have different cut-off points which changes how sensitive the tests are. You should sit down with a doctor to help sort out if any further care is needed since there was a positive pregnancy test recently. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more