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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. Sandra Eleczko
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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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Painful breasts off and on, negative pregnancy test and 2-3 day period started two days ago. Could stress be a factor?

Painful breasts off and on, negative pregnancy test and 2-3 day period started two days ago. Could stress be a factor?

Yes, stress could: Play a role in the length of your periods. I'm not sure about the breast tenderness. I would check the pregnancy test again, just to be sure. ...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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All the signs of pregnancy but negative tests what else could it be?

All the signs of pregnancy but negative tests what else could it be?

It is not pregnancy: Apparently it is not pregnancy right now if the tests have been run properly. If you are still concerned go see a GTN MD. ...Read more

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How early can you have symptoms of pregnancy and still negative test?

How early can you have symptoms of pregnancy and still negative test?

Pregnancy: You may have symptoms potentially as early as when you miss your period. If the HCG level isn't quite high enough to trip a "positive" response for the pregnancy test, it may not show as a positive. In this case, you can repeat a week (or less later). Take care. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant but I'm still having a negative home pregnancy text. Why?

I'm pregnant but I'm still having a negative home pregnancy text. Why?

More reliable test?: First check with your OB to make sure your oregnancy is healthy and verify with a more reliable (lab) test ...Read more

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I'm having pregnancy symptoms and took two test both said negative why?

You are not pregnant: If the timing taking the test was correct and the reading was correct, they are negative because you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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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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How is it possible to have a negative pregnant test but early pregnancy symptoms?

How is it possible to have a negative pregnant test but early pregnancy symptoms?

Pseudopregnancy: If you are sexual active and miss your period then you have symptoms of pregnancy with negative test it cab be too early or you are stressful to worry or anticipate to be pregnant, See your gyn if persisted. Good luck ...Read more

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I'm 11 days late and I've gotten multiple negative pregnancy results what's going on?

Not sure: There are a number of reasons for missing a period, including pregnancy. If your home pregnancy tests are negative and your 11 days late for your period, you are probably not pregnant. Changes in hormones, thyroid disorders, your brain making too much prolactin are some of the reasons you can miss a period. ...Read more

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I have pregnancy symtoms but I took 2 test and they came out negative. What do I have?

Time & technique: Did you miss your period? Home pregnancy test should be done 4-5 days after a missed period. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and you may consult this site for more info.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/pages/causes. Aspx. ...Read more

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I'm having all pregnancy symptoms but tests keep coming up negative. What should I do?

I'm having all pregnancy symptoms but tests keep coming up negative. What should I do?

Seek cause: If your tests are negative then you are not pregnant. See a doctor to try and determine what else might be causing the symptoms that concern you ...Read more

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Pregnancy symptoms for about 6 weeks, negative test, should I wait longer and test again?

No: The pregnancy test it s very sensitive, sometimes certain batches are defective so if you repeat the test after you bought it from a different pharmacy the chances of pregnancy are very remote. At that point I recommend seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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4 days late took 3 pregnancy testy and they all were negative... Could I still be pregnant?

4 days late took 3 pregnancy testy and they all were negative... Could I still be pregnant?

Yes: It all depends on your cycle interval and when you conceived. Most pregnancy tests will be positive when you are about 1 wk late ...Read more

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I just took a home pregnancy and it came neg. Can it be wrong im 5 days late and be pregnant?

I just took a home pregnancy and it came neg. Can it be wrong im 5 days late and be pregnant?

Perhaps: Taken too soon, the pregnancy test may be falsely negative. One can repeat the test in about 7-10 days. ...Read more

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I took two pregnancy the first was negative and the second was positive. Which one do I believe?

I took two pregnancy the first was negative and the second was positive. Which one do I believe?

Pregnancy Test: False negatives are often due to technique or dilution of the urine.

False positives can happen if the test is not read in a timely manner.

Given what is at stake, I would recommend confirming with a doctor's visit. ...Read more

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I've been have pregnancy symptoms for 3 weeks now...Had one neg test but could I still be pregnant?

I've been have pregnancy symptoms for 3 weeks now...Had one neg test but could I still be pregnant?

Repeat the test: 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