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Period is 3 weeks late, neg hpt, slight increase in fatigue and lower back pain/stuffness. Could these be early signs of pregnancy?

Period is 3 weeks late, neg hpt, slight increase in fatigue and lower back pain/stuffness. Could these be early signs of pregnancy?

If you have taken a: Pregnancy test that is (-) 3 weeks out, then you are not likely to be pregnant. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or >. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Am I pregnant? I've had all signs of early pregnancy. Had a light period that lasted a day and a half. But all my hpt's say negative. Help?

Am I pregnant? I've had all signs of early pregnancy. Had a light period that lasted a day and a half. But all my hpt's say negative. Help?

Not pregnant: The true early pregnancy has no symptoms usually until after a period is missed. Most symptoms females claim as pregnancy are premenstrual or other hormonal issues. You bled. You are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Period is now 10 days late, I have had unprotected sex and am having early signs, neg hpt, mom and sister had neg hpt untill 2 trimester due low hcg?

Home pregnancy test: If you've always had regular period and u had unprotected sex and your period is late by 10d as you stated you should go to a doctor. A blood test is more accurate than urine pregnancy test. If you are desiring to be pregnant in the absence of any symptoms no need to rush as long as you are taking prenatal vitamins or Folic Acid. See your dr within ist trimester usually ~ 6-8wks from lmp. ...Read more

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I'm three weeks late and would be ovulating again now but have some pregnancy symptoms with negative hpts. Could it still be too early to show pos?

I'm three weeks late and would be ovulating again now but have some pregnancy symptoms with negative hpts. Could it still be too early to show pos?

Yes: You should have a blood (serum) level checked to verify one way or the other.

Tubal pregnancies also present in strange ways and should never be overlooked. Thus a blood test would reassure you and your physician! ...Read more

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Have pregnancy symptoms due to start 3/28 took an early hpt w neg result could I be pregnant? I feel weird

Have pregnancy symptoms due to start 3/28 took an early hpt w neg result could I be pregnant? I feel weird

An early pregnancy: Test may be able to detect pregnancy up to six days prior to the anticipated period. Pregnancy symptoms don't normally begin before a period is missed. ...Read more

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I had all pregnancy symptoms but period just started 3 days early. Negative hpt but I still have all the symptoms and feel pregnant. Why is this?

I had all pregnancy symptoms but period just started 3 days early. Negative hpt but I still have all the symptoms and feel pregnant. Why is this?

May retest later...: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate, but if done too early, a negative result may be due to testing too soon. A correctly done urine test will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. A woman can repeat the test if she did the first test too early, such as less than two weeks after conception. ...Read more

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Showing every sign of early pregnancy, but has had light bleeding the past 2 months. Took a hpt but it was too early to tell if she really was. Help?

Showing every sign of early pregnancy, but has had light bleeding the past 2 months. Took a hpt but it was too early to tell if she really was. Help?

It would be positive: The hpt will be positive at the time of the missed or "light" menses. She is not likely pregnant, or she could have become pregnant over the last 10 days-2 wks (that would be too early to tell)... ...Read more

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I have early pregnancy symptoms but a negative on a home pregnancy test. When is the best time to test?

I have early pregnancy symptoms but a negative on a home pregnancy test. When is the best time to test?

Repeat in 2 days: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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I have all the symptoms of early pregnancy but I took 2 home pregnancy test and it was negative what does this mean?

I have all the symptoms of early pregnancy but I took 2 home pregnancy test and it was negative what does this mean?

Further evaluation: Your symptoms still could be due to pregnancy, but other imbalances such as thyroid dysfunction or poly cystic ovarian syndrome can also give you pregnancy-like symptoms. I recommend that you get into your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I took a home pregnancy test and negative is very dark but there a light line that makes it look positive I I also have signs of being pregnant?

I took a home pregnancy test and negative is very dark but there a light line that makes it look positive I I also have signs of being pregnant?

You could be. ..: Pregnant? When in doubt, contact your health care provider: all tests can give false results (meaning the test indicates you are pregnant but you may not be, or the test says you are not pregnant and you are). You should see your doctor if you believe your test results are wrong or to confirm the result. ...Read more

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With multiple symptoms of early pregnancy, but two negative home pregnancy test, what should by next step be?

With multiple symptoms of early pregnancy, but two negative home pregnancy test, what should by next step be?

Get checked...: If you are having pregnancy like symptoms and not pregnant there other hormonal conditions that can mimic pregnancy. In order to find out it would be necessary to order labs for evaluation. Visit your PCP or GYN provider in order to be formally evaluated. ...Read more

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I have taken a home pregnancy test and the results were a very faint negative does that mean I tested to early. I'm experiencing symptoms of pregnancy?

I have taken a home pregnancy test and the results were a very faint negative does that mean I tested to early. I'm experiencing symptoms of pregnancy?

You tell us: You did not provide any menstrual, sexual, or ovulatory history in your question or personal history. You did not define specifically what you mean by the word "symptoms". We cannot possibly answer your question. ...Read more

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Is a week after possible conception too early to take a home pregnancy test, is there a better chance of a false negative?

Is a week after possible conception too early to take a home pregnancy test, is there a better chance of a false negative?

Too early: It will not show up yet. You need to wait at least 3-4 more days and sometimes an extra week or else the chance of a false negative is very high. ...Read more

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I have the classic signs of pregnancy, yet had a negative home pregnancy test result. Could it be a cyst or a ghost pregnancy?

I have the classic signs of pregnancy, yet had a negative home pregnancy test result. Could it be a cyst or a ghost pregnancy?

Did you take the: Pregnancy test after missing your period? If not, you may have taken it too early. You can repeat in a week with a first morning void. Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast. ...Read more

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Had a tubal ligation in 2008 now I am late by a month have all the signs of pregnancy. Took home pregnancy test was negative, what should I do?

Had a tubal ligation in 2008 now I am late by a month have all the signs of pregnancy. Took home pregnancy test was negative, what should I do?

Missed period: It is not uncommon for women to miss a period from time to time. If it continues to be a pattern then it is worth a visit to the obgyn to discuss irregular cycles. Home pregnancy tests are very reliable. ...Read more

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Major early pregnancy symptoms but was diagnosed w/ uti. Uti is going away but my symptoms have increased after negative hpt/urine test at dr's office?

Major early pregnancy symptoms but was diagnosed w/ uti. Uti is going away but my symptoms have increased after negative hpt/urine test at dr's office?

Pregnant?: Probably not. You don't specify what symptoms you are referring to, whether you have missed a period and when, and when testing was done relative to these things. If HCG negative 2 weeks after a missed period, it is unlikely you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Last period began Feb 13. Negative HPT April 7 & early May. Still no period. No symptoms. Stressing about pregnancy. What might be going on?

Last period began Feb 13. Negative HPT April 7 & early May. Still no period. No symptoms. Stressing about pregnancy. What might be going on?

"stressing": Cycle irregularities can be stress-related or psychosomatic. First, get a reliable pregnancy test (in lab) and if still negative try relaxing and let things happen naturally. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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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Home Pregnancy Test (Definition)

Any one of several kits available to the public. They rely on a colorimetric reaction that, in the presence of at least 25 miu hcg, will indicate positivity ...Read more