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Could i be pregnant despite negative test, now five days late, sore breasts, some nausea, also feeling really hot when i normally feel the cold bad

Could i be pregnant despite negative test, now five days late, sore breasts, some nausea, also feeling really hot when i normally feel the cold bad

See you MD: You may need a blood pregnancy test. There are many different reasons for missing a period. Your md will ask about your history. Age , medical conditions like thyroid disease and diabetes, life stress, strenuous exercise, and eating disorders are a few things which can affect the menses. A blood pregnancy test may be considered. ...Read more

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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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I had unprotected sex 8 days after my period,my next period came 3 days early lasted 2/3 days tests were neg despite all symptoms of being pregnant ?

I had unprotected sex 8 days after my period,my next period came 3 days early lasted 2/3 days tests were neg despite all symptoms of being pregnant ?

Can retest in 1 week: Pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more

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My period is 6 days late. As of now, I would have conceived 11 days ago. All home pregnancy tests are negative. Should I go get a blood test done? Do you think I could still be pregnant despite the fact that the home pregnancy tests are negative?

My period is 6 days late. As of now, I would have conceived 11 days ago. All home pregnancy tests are negative. Should I go get a blood test done? Do you think I could still be pregnant despite the fact that the home pregnancy tests are negative?

Low likelihood: If you did the tests correctly and these were negative at 6 days after missed period, likelihood of pregnancy is low. It is okay to take a blood test as it is more sensitive and a negative result would rule out pregnancy. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can i still be pregnant despite negative home pregnancy tests? What are other reasons for missing period for this long? Hi! I am about 15 days late on my period. I have some pregnancy symptoms such as dull pain in my back and lower abd, pimples, bloating,

Can i still be pregnant despite negative home pregnancy tests? What are other reasons for missing period for this long? Hi! I am about 15 days late on my period. I have some pregnancy symptoms such as dull pain in my back and lower abd, pimples, bloating,

Possible reasons: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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