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Can a negative pregnancy test done 15 weeks after sex be ignored or wrong? Had periods every month since sex but light . Can i be pregnant?

Can a negative pregnancy test done 15 weeks after sex be ignored or wrong? Had periods every month since sex but light . Can i be pregnant?

No, not if...: A woman is not pregnant if she last had sexual activities 15 weeks ago, and has since then been having regularly-timed monthly menstrual period bleeding... plus a negative pregnancy test at 15 weeks after sex. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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No period for 2 months and a negative pregnancy test. what can be wrong?

No period for 2 months and a negative pregnancy test. what can be wrong?

Many possibilities: There is a long list of things that can stop your periods besides pregnancy. On this list are things like thyroid problems, PCOS, training for a marathon, dieting, undiagnosed diabetes, etc... Ob/Gyns are trained to figure this out for you through a series of tests. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My period is 3 days late, but I got a negative pregnancy test. What could be wrong?

My period is 3 days late, but I got a negative pregnancy test. What could be wrong?

Retest in a week: 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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My breasts keep on leaking, I keep feeling really sick throughout the day and I get a negative pregnancy test, any idea of what could be wrong?

My breasts keep on leaking, I keep feeling really sick throughout the day and I get a negative pregnancy test, any idea of what could be wrong?

High prolactin: You need to consult an endocrinologist to investigate the possibility of high prolactin. Consult this site for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/galactorrhea/basics/definition/CON-20025628 ...Read more

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I got a negative pregnancy test but now I have light blood coming out as if I have my period , what's wrong?

I got a negative pregnancy test but now I have light blood coming out as if I have my period , what's wrong?

May be nothing: It may be just your period, just a little different. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods and a negative pregnancy test but had a condom accident. What could be wrong?

I have irregular periods and a negative pregnancy test but had a condom accident. What could be wrong?

It is not: definite that you will become pregnant after a contraceptive accident. Take test 2 weeks after sex and can repeat in a week. ...Read more

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I have had a regular period and a negative pregnancy test .. My areola are swollen but not sore.. What is wrong ?

I have had a regular period and a negative pregnancy test .. My areola are swollen but not sore.. What is wrong ?

Areola: A number of different conditions and medical problems can cause a puffy areola, but in most cases normal hormonal shifts are to blame. If they persist, than see the Dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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Period blood only when i pee , vomiting , and a negative pregnancy test , what could be wrong ?

Period blood only when i pee , vomiting , and a negative pregnancy test , what could be wrong ?

Unknown: This really is not enough information to answer your question. The differential diagnosis at this point can't be narrowed down enough to know for sure. ...Read more

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When could I ignore a negative pregnancy test?

When could I ignore a negative pregnancy test?

Ignoring neg preg: When you've delivered 1 month ago! ignoring a negative pregnancy test when you're symptomatic of pregnancy and/or late on your menses can be dangerous because if might be an ectopic pregnancy, which if untreated can have fatal consequences. The moral is, if you feel pregnant and have a negative test seek medical advice. ...Read more

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I have pregnancy symptoms, but a negative pregnancy test?

I have pregnancy symptoms, but a negative pregnancy test?

When was test done?: Recommend waiting until period missed to test, can repeat in a week if still no period. 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 > ...Read more

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I have a positive and a negative pregnancy test results ?

I have a positive and a negative pregnancy test results ?

See your gyn: If you were my pt in coral springs fl, i would do a quantitative bhcg if it is neg then you are not preg, if it is + then it needs to be followed to see if you have a viable pregnancy or not. ...Read more

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How long after a negative pregnancy test should I test again?

How long after a negative pregnancy test should I test again?

Any time: You can take a pregnancy test after a negative one at any time if you missed your period and/or having symptoms suggestive of one. Ideally, i'd wait a week or even two and do it again, but there's no set time frame in which you must do it. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant with a negative pregnancy test?

Is it possible to be pregnant with a negative pregnancy test?

See below: The only way would be to have a false positive test. One in which the patient is pregnant bu the test is negative. This happens when the directions are not followed correctly. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant even with a negative pregnancy test?

Is it possible to be pregnant even with a negative pregnancy test?

Yes, very early: A pregnancy test may not be positive until about 14 days after conception. You can be pregnant during this time and not know it. Also in situations where the pregnancy isn't doing well such as an ectopic pregnancy or pending miscarriage, a home pregnancy test can be negative even though you are pregnant. With a few exceptions, such as I've listed, a home pregnancy test is about 97% correct. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test throughout pregnancy?

Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test throughout pregnancy?

No: Pregnancy tests detect beta HCG and one cannot be pregnant and not have HCG in the blood and urine. The only way to have negative test would be with bad test method. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test and be several months pregnant?

Is it possible to have a negative pregnancy test and be several months pregnant?

HPT not =100%: Although the hpts are quite good and many claim 99% accuracy, which means about 1% false. So, it is possible to have a pregnancy and the test is not picking it up. Have a blood test and/or ultrasound will confirm your suspicion. Consult doc. Good luck. ...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