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Could I be pregnant and have negative test? How would I know that I should see a doctor? I have pregnancy symptoms.

Could I be pregnant and have negative test? How would I know that I should see a doctor? I have pregnancy symptoms.

Home pregnancy tests: Home tests are fairly accurate though if left too long can give you a false reading. Stick to the directions. You can often get low cost pregnancy testing at planned parenthood or many local crisis pregnancy centers (sometimes free). ...Read more

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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 periods are never abnormal until these last two months last month my period was late this month it hasn't came could i b pregnant I have negative test?

My periods are never abnormal until these last two months last month my period was late this month it hasn't  came could i b pregnant I have negative test?

May retest next week: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… a visit to one’s ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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I'm 12 days late, and have a few symptoms but a negative test. What should I do/could i be pregnant?

I'm 12 days late, and have a few symptoms but a negative test. What should I do/could i be pregnant?

Blood test: Might be a normal variation in your period. A blood test will be more accurate than home urine pregnancy test so you may want to get that. ...Read more

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I have all the symptoms of pregnancy but have a negative test what could be wrong?

I have all the symptoms of pregnancy but have a negative test what could be wrong?

Premenstrual: Syndrome can overlap in symptoms of pregnancy? Not sure. Is this the "missed period" you are referring to under conditions? 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. ...Read more

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Could I get spotting and have a negative test result and still be pregnant?

Could I get spotting and have a negative test result and still be pregnant?

No.: A reliable pregnancy test with negative result means that you are either within two weeks from conception, or that you are no longer pregnant. A previously positive test that is now negative after spotting is consistent with miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be 5 months pregnant and have a negative blood test, negative urine test, and have a pap smear exam and obgyn not notice?

Is it possible to be 5 months pregnant and have a negative blood test, negative urine test, and have a pap smear exam and obgyn not notice?

If u are pregnant: Test will be + ! other conditions like fibroids or ovarian cysts can sometimes grow to be as large as a 5 month pregnancy or if u have not had a period for 5 months then u need a workup also please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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If your five days late, have many pregnancy symptoms but have a negative test can I still be pregnant?

If your five days late, have many pregnancy symptoms but have a negative test can I still be pregnant?

Possibly: Pregnancy tests are quite accurate, but they are not perfect. Premenstrual symptoms can easily be mistaken for pregnancy symptoms. You are probably not pregnant. If you don't get your period in another 5 days, do another test to be sure. ...Read more

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I am on my 42nd day of my cycle 8 days late. I took a pregnancy test and it's negative. Could I be pregnant and get a negative test?

I am on my 42nd day of my cycle 8 days late. I took a pregnancy test and it's negative. Could I be pregnant  and get a negative test?

It's possible: If your pregnancy is very early the pregnancy hormone level may be below the minimum level that the test may detect. Repeat the test in 1 week and use an early morning urine specimen, preferrable, a first void specimen. ...Read more