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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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4 pregnancy test positives (first response early test & ept) today. Also had qualitative blood test today but negative. Could i still be pregnant?

4 pregnancy test positives (first response early test & ept) today. Also had qualitative blood test today but negative. Could i still be pregnant?

What did your doctor: What did the physician caring for you tell you? It is hard here to be asked a question as if you are testing us to know if your physician told you the truth. Either you had a nonviable pregnancy or the tests are incorrect. Your physician who is testing and examining you will know that truth. ...Read more

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I have been spotting for 1 day now going on 2(13days late w/ 2 positive at home pregnancy tests and a negative blood test. Could I still be pregnant?

I have been spotting for 1 day now going on 2(13days late w/ 2 positive at home pregnancy tests and a negative blood test. Could I still be pregnant?

Unclear if ever were: Urine pregnancy tests are very sensitive, but serum (blood) bHCG tests are even more sensitive, and are not prone to human error interpreting results like home urine pregnancy tests are. If your urine pregnancy tests were positive, but serum bHCGs test was negative on same day, then you were probably never pregnant. It really depends on timeline you did these tests. ...Read more

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Period last 1st day 12 oct. Pregnancy blood test negative. Have been always very regular. Can still i maybe pregnant?Or reasons for late periods?

Period last 1st day 12 oct. Pregnancy blood test negative. Have been always very regular. Can still i maybe pregnant?Or reasons for late periods?

Maybe: Hcg tests are very accurate but not 100%. Irregular periods can be caused by many things. Egs: too much exercising (too much testosterone). Stress (cortisol), anemia, medications, infection or a combo of all these. Suggest repeating blood test, ultrasound and vag exam. ...Read more

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If the blood test is negative for pregnancy but i still have symptoms of being pregnant what else could be going on?

If the blood test is negative for pregnancy but i still have symptoms of being pregnant what else could be going on?

What symptoms?: How long after the missed period was the test done? Could it have been done too early? A doctor would need to take a history, perform physical examination, including pelvic ultrasound to give a meaningful opinion. Lab tests need to be interpreted in the total clinical context and it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion on fragments of information. ...Read more

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I got a negative pregnancy blood test and now 10 days late is it possible I could still be pregnant I also have all symptoms ?

Not pregnant: Iif the blood test is negative, you are not pregnant. You had a delayed or failed ovulation. Your GYN may need to give you medication to restart you period. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy blood test at 9 DPO and it was negative, is there a chance I could still be pregnant?

I took a pregnancy blood test at 9 DPO and it was negative, is there a chance I could still be pregnant?

Maybe: It could have been too soon. Take it again when you have missed period for 2 days, if the test says it is accurate by then. Follow the instructions exactly! If negative, repeat in a week. If still negative & no period, consider seeing doc for blood pg test. Also, assume you're pregnant until sure you're not & no drugs, alcohol, tobacco, any otc meds or drugs not okayed by doc, Prenatal vit.s OK. ...Read more

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Is it possible to take a pregnancy blood test to soon and still get a negative result?

Is it possible to take a pregnancy blood test to soon and still get a negative result?

Yes: Blood tests can be done soon after conception (8-9 days after). It's best to wait until after your first missed period to test with he urine pregnancy tests. Be sure to accurately follow the directions to get a valid result. Other causes of false negative tests are not using first urine of the morning and drinking too much water before testing. Hope this helps. ...Read more