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I feel pregnant and have many of the pregnancy symptoms. I've missed my period but my home pregnancy test was negative? Is that possible?

I feel pregnant and have many of the pregnancy symptoms.  I've missed my period but my home pregnancy test was negative?  Is that possible?

Missed period: Early in pregnancy, it's possible to get a false negative pregnancy test. This happens if the urine has been diluted by drinking a lot of fluids. Using the first urine of the morning prevents these false negatives. But more likely, the pregnancy symptoms are due to a skipped ovulation and hormonal fluctuations from that. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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My tubes are tied, i've missed my period! took a home pregnancy test, was negative. Why haven't i started? Lower back pain, other than that i'm fine.

My tubes are tied, i've missed my period! took a home pregnancy test, was negative. Why haven't i started?  Lower back pain, other than that i'm fine.

Irregular cycles: Cycles can commonly be irregular, skip. Illnesses, stress, strenous exercise, obesity have all been shown to cause cycle irregularity. If you don't' start, i would repeat a pregnancy test in a week or so. Tubals are not 100% effective in preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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I miss my period 23 days , home pregnancy test is negative so what can I do?

I miss my period 23 days  , home pregnancy test is negative so what can I do?

Wait: This is not unusual in that 15% of women in any given month will not ovulate. The next menstrual period may be heavier due to the build up of the lining of the uterus. If pain begins to occur, have an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Is it possible i m pregnant but home pregnancy test is negative , i miss period last 15 days?

Is it possible i m pregnant but home pregnancy test is negative , i miss period last 15 days?

Confirm w/other test: Sometimes a test will show negative because the test cannot measure low levels in the urine. Try another test made by a different company. If this is still negative. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible i m pregnant but home pregnancy test is negative and i miss period last 15 days?

Is it possible i m pregnant but home pregnancy test is negative and i miss period last 15 days?

Not likely : Assuming you are reading the test result correctly it is very unlikely that you are pregnant if home test is negative. Consider seeing your doctor to discuss causes of irregular periods. ...Read more

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Ive taken over the counter pregnancy test and one in my drs office. All negative but i still miss my period every month. How can i get pregnant?

Ive taken over the counter pregnancy test and one in my drs office. All negative but i still miss my period every month. How can i get pregnant?

Depends: You may wish to delay having children as you are quite young. However, if you have sufficient resources to take care of a child or children you need to address the following. If you have been having unprotected sex for a year or more, you need to consult a fertility specialist. If it has been less than a year, you may wish to time your sex better by learning to find out when you may be ovulating. ...Read more

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How can you miss a period have a negative pregnancy test then concieve few days later and be pregnant?

How can you miss a period have a negative pregnancy test then concieve few days later and be pregnant?

2 ships crossing...: It sounds like you were juuust pregnant - like maybe a few days - when you took the first pregnancy test; and then later, your pregnancy progressed enough to be detectable by the test. It isn't that you weren't pregnant. It was that you weren't pregnant enough for the test to see it yet. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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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