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Doctor insights on: Period 5 Days Late And Negative Pregnancy Test

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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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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Late period by 5 days negative pregnancy test?

Late period by 5 days negative pregnancy test?

Can retest in a week: or less. 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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5 weeks late for my period and negative home tests?

5 weeks late for my period and negative home tests?

Anovulatory : Ask your doctor for Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to get your period started. If you still dontnhavenone after that then further work up is indicated. ...Read more

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Period 9 days late cramping negative pregnancy test could i be pregnant?

Period 9 days late cramping negative pregnancy test could i be pregnant?

Possibly: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Home pregnancy tests become positive at about the time you'd be one week late. Perform one then and repeat in a week it it's negative. ...Read more

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Period 10days late home pregnancy negative. Past pregnancies urine pregnancy test will always show negative, could i still be pregnant or just late.

Period 10days late home pregnancy negative. Past pregnancies urine pregnancy test will always show negative, could i still be pregnant or just late.

Trust the test: The first step is to repeat a home pregnancy test. They are quick, reliable and easy to do. If the test is negative then you are not pregnant. In that case you can monitor the cycle over the next few days and schedule a visit with an obgyn to discuss. If the pregnancy test is positive then you will need to see an obgyn soon to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Period 9 days late started bleeding took pregnancy test negative, could i still be pregnant?

Period 9 days late started bleeding  took pregnancy test negative, could i still be pregnant?

Not likely if you : Did the test correctly. If you have other symptoms of pregnancy you should see your doctor for a blood test and may be ultrasound exam. ...Read more

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9 days late of my period but testing negative pregnancy test?

9 days late of my period but testing negative pregnancy test?

Trust the test: Don’t guess. Take a test. 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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Two days late period negative pregnancy test why is that?

Two days late period negative pregnancy test why is that?

Normal variant: A regular period could occur every 21 to 35 days. Periods rarely start on the same exact day every month. Sometimes they could be a few days off and still be normal. Sometimes stress may alter our periods slightly. To better help with these issues, I hope that you visit an OBGYN ...Read more

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7 positive pregnancy tests 5 days before missed period, and period like symptoms. Normal?

7 positive pregnancy tests 5 days before missed period, and period like symptoms. Normal?

Pregnant : Once you have a positive pregnancy test there is no need to repeat it. Start prenatal vitamins and schedule your first prenatal visit. ...Read more

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Im 22 days late no period 3 pregnancy test negative?

Im 22 days late no period 3 pregnancy test negative?

Irregular cycles: Many things can affect regularity of cycles (e.g. Weight changes, diet changes, stress, etc...). Repeat pregnancy test in 1 week to be sure and rule out pregnancy. ...Read more

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My period is 5 days late and I've had two negative pregnancy tests.

My period is 5 days late and I've had two negative pregnancy tests.

Repeat again: in one week if still no period and follow that with a serum hcg. No need to repeat every day. ...Read more

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Home pregnacy test posirive.( first response.) dr. Urine pregnacy test negative. But no period. Last period nov 17, 2013?

Home pregnacy test posirive.( first response.) dr. Urine pregnacy test negative.  But no period.  Last period nov 17, 2013?

Defer to your Doctor: Health tap is not a place to pit our anonymous advice against the professional there in person taking care of you. What did your doctor tell you about these results? Did they offer you a blood test? And as an aside on december 16, 2013, with an lmp of 11/17/2013 it surely seems early to be testing. ...Read more

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Period one day late. Negative pregnancy test that said it could detect up to 5 days before missed period.?

Period one day late.  Negative pregnancy test that said it could detect up to 5 days before missed period.?

Stress or worry?: Stress and worry can lead to late or missed period as your adrenal glands need cortisol to get you thru stress and they "steal" Progesterone from your female cycle which can affect timing and regularity. I can't tell you not to worry but i would suggest repeating test in a few days and then using reliable contraception on a regular basis to remove worry. Stress is bad for your health! ...Read more

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Can i still be pregnant. Afteer 1 negative blood test and 3 negative hpt. Just missed my period only two days late. All test were done before period.

Can i still be pregnant. Afteer 1 negative blood test and 3 negative hpt. Just missed my period only two days late. All test were done before period.

?question: If the tests were "all done before your period", and you just missed your period (only 2 days late), then were the tests done before your last period? That would mean a whole cycle has passed again without a period? Either way, if you had unprotected sex near your ovulation, you may be pregnant. Check another test and see the dr. for an evaluation if your period continues to be missed. ...Read more

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Last period jan 31st. Having pregnancy symptoms. Period late but home pregnancy test negative. Whats wrong?

Last period jan 31st.  Having pregnancy symptoms.  Period late but home pregnancy test negative.  Whats wrong?

Not sure: You are obviously late for your period, and in the setting of a negative pregnancy test, you are not pregnant. This indicates that you did not ovulate or it was significantly delayed. Talk to your doctor about ways to induce a period and pills to regulate the cycle. ...Read more

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Urine pregnancy test says negative, yet a period is 14 days late. Pregnant?

Urine pregnancy test says negative, yet a period is 14 days late. Pregnant?

Not likely: If you did the test correctly, you are not likely to be pregnant. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon. ...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