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6 days late period but negative pregnancy test... Im not stressing...Could i be pregnant?...

6 days late period but negative pregnancy test... Im not stressing...Could i be pregnant?...

Trust the test: A pregnancy test can detect a bhcg of about 20. Your bhcg roughly doubles every 48 hours. Let's say the first day you took it you were barely pregnant with a level of 19. 48 hours later your bhcg would be 38 which is way above the level for a urine pregnancy test to detect it. Home tests work really well and can be trusted. Repeat and if negative then you are not pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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Mild cramps but period is two days late. Negative hpt. Periods have been regular. Could i still be pregnant despite neg. Hpt?

Mild cramps but period is two days late. Negative hpt. Periods have been regular. Could i still be pregnant despite neg. Hpt?

Maybe ? Cyst: You could be pregnant, but you may have an ovarian cyst. To be sure, call your provider and get checked out if your period does not come and the cramping continues. ...Read more

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3 Missed periods, Negative pregnancy test but still feel pregnant. Could I be pregnant?

3 Missed periods, Negative pregnancy test but still feel pregnant. Could I be pregnant?

Possible: It is possible but not likely that you are pregnant with a negative pregnancy test. To be sure, repeat the test at least 3-5 days after the first test. Many things can cause you to miss periods including some medicines, illness such as thyroid disease, diabetes/ insulin resistance, polycystic ovarian syndrome, adrenal diseases, and pituitary tumors, exercise, weight changes, stress, etc. ...Read more

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Negative pregnancy test results, but still no period.

Negative pregnancy test results, but still no period.

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more

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No period three days past expected period and a negative pregnancy test could I still be pregnant?

No period three days past expected period and a negative pregnancy test could I still be pregnant?

Possibly: Have you always been regular? what kind of pregnancy test did you have done? was it an over the counter home pregnancy test? Some can provide false negative results. I would recommend repeating it. If it is still negative then I would just wait a little longer and see if your period resumes. If that does not happen then it is time for you to have your doctor order a serum(blood) pregnancy test. ...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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Ok, so negative pregnancy test but missed period. Why?

Ok, so negative pregnancy test but missed period. Why?

Anovulation: It sounds as if you've experienced an anovulatory cycle. These are cycles in which the ovary failes to release the egg. This disrupts normal hormonal levels. ...Read more

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Period 6 days late had pink spotting last week but negative test could I still be pregnant?

Period 6 days late had pink spotting last week but negative test could I still be pregnant?

Still can be preg: Yes! Depending on the type of pregnancy test that you used, the test may not be able to detect the low levels of pregnancy hormone that are associated with early pregnancy. ...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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Ok so had no period but negative pregnancy test?

Ok so had no period but negative pregnancy test?

See below: Home pregnancy tests don't turn positive until about a week after your period should have started. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Period is 3 days late but negative hpt any reason why?

Period is 3 days late but negative hpt  any reason why?

Hormones: If you're pregnancy test is negative then likely you aren't pregnant and this is just a hormonal imbalance causing a delay in your cycle. Wait a few more days. Can also re-check pregnancy test in 7 days if still no period. If this bothers you, can consider birth control pill to help regulate your cycle. Good luck! ...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 is five days late and negative pregnancy test. Could I still be pregnant?

Period is five days late and negative pregnancy test. Could I still be pregnant?

Yes: if you are using standard urine pregnancy tests it is possible that they are not sensitive enough and that you are not far enough along in a pregnancy to be detected. That being said, typically negative urine preg means not pregnant, the only way to be sure is to see your doctor and have a beta quantitative HCG blood test. Best of luck. ...Read more

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22 days late on period took hpt was negative could I still be pregnant?

22 days late on period took hpt was negative could I still be pregnant?

Potentially: Although, your chance of being pregnant is pretty skimpy, it is a potential in rare instances. You may want to repeat it again in a week. If still negative, go see your physician. You may need to take some pills to "jump start" your periods again. ...Read more

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11 weeks late no period neg. Pregnacy tests . Can I still be prego.?

11 weeks late no period neg. Pregnacy tests
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Possible: It is possible but highly unlikely.. You should see your doctor to investigate other causes of messed periods. ...Read more

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Neg preg test 7days after missed period but been having menstrual like cramps, still no period. What do early pregnancy cramps feel like?

Neg preg test 7days after missed period but been having menstrual like cramps, still no period. What do early pregnancy cramps feel like?

A positive test: Repeat the test. If it is negative then you are not pregnant. If your cramps were caused by pregnancy then your hormones would be high enough for detection on a pregnancy test ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Home Pregnancy Test (Definition)

Any one of several kits available to the public. They rely on a colorimetric reaction that, in the presence of at least 25 miu hcg, will indicate positivity ...Read more