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I'm 22 days late and took a pregnancy test w/ a negative result. Including all the other factors i've only gained 2 lbs. Why am i so late?

I'm 22 days late and took a pregnancy test w/ a negative result. Including all the other factors i've only gained 2 lbs. Why am i so late?

Menstrual : Irregularities are not uncommon. A common cause is anovulatory cycles. If you miss more than two periods, it would be prudent to see your doctor. You may consult this site for more info. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/pages/causes.aspx. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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Why would I have pregnancy symptoms with three negative h.P.T results?

Why would I have pregnancy symptoms with three negative h.P.T results?

Like what?: Are you referring to nausea, cravings, fatigue, euphoria? Several other conditions could mimic pregnancy (viral syndromes, psychological strain). See your gynecologist for a more personalized advice. ...Read more

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What could cause fake negative pregnancy results?

What could cause fake negative pregnancy results?

Not much : 1. Reading it or doing it wrong 2. Doing it to early. This can easily be solved by repeating the test two days later. If you were actually pregnant your bhcg hormone would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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If a home pregnancy is negative, can I still be pregnant?

If a home pregnancy is negative, can I still be pregnant?

Definitely: You may get a negative home pregnancy test if you are very early or if there is a problem with the pregnancy, and a blood test will be more sensitive. Home tests tend to be adjusted to give false negative rather than false positive results. Also, test first thing in the morning when your urine tends to be most concentrated. ...Read more

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Possible pregnancy, but negative test. Have a couple questions.

Possible pregnancy, but negative test. Have a couple questions.

Probably not: Pregnancy tests are very reliable. If you have had a negative pregnancy test and are not sure about the results, take another test in a week. If you think you are pregnant or are planning pregnancy you should take Folic Acid everyday. Taking Folic acid prior to pregnancy and during every early pregnancy helps prevent some birth defects. Other questions should be submitted separately. ...Read more

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Experiencing pregnancy symptoms but negative test. What's next ?

Experiencing pregnancy symptoms but negative test. What's next ?

Pregnancy symptoms.: What are all the symptoms you have? Any particular symptom can be caused by several different problems,. If pregnancy test is negative and symptoms persist need to look for other causes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have pregnancy symptoms when the test is negative?

Is it possible to have pregnancy symptoms when the test is negative?

Absolutely: Pregnancy symptoms are non-specific. This means something else could be going on other than pregnancy. Fatigue, breast tenderness, "morning sickness" could all be due a variety of other causes, most of which will resolve with time. Pregnancy tests are also not perfect. If symptoms persist see your OB for a pregnancy blood test. ...Read more

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