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Hello, i'm one month late, my next period is due to start tomorrow. I've taken 4 top line home pregnancy tests, all negative. No symptoms. Pregnant?

Hello, i'm one month late, my next period is due to start tomorrow. I've taken 4 top line home pregnancy tests, all negative. No symptoms. Pregnant?

Likely not: Given 4 negative tests you may not be pregnant but if your period does not start in the next few days, make appointment with your doctor for evaluation. If indicated, the doctor may use blood test to confirm what is going on. It is possible though rare to have negative urine test while pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Pressure pain inside top of vagina that comes and goes. No period for two months now. 4 negative pregnancy tests and 1 negative blood test.

Pressure pain inside top of vagina that comes and goes. No period for two months now. 4 negative pregnancy tests and 1 negative blood test.

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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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On implanon,obese,7negative pregnancy tests,bottom and top of stomach is hard, movement in stomach..no pregnancy symptoms,bloated.what could be wrong?

On implanon,obese,7negative pregnancy tests,bottom and top of stomach is hard, movement in stomach..no pregnancy symptoms,bloated.what could be wrong?

Stomach hardness: Could be related to constipation, reflux, gallbladder, or ovarian pathology. A sonogram could check for pregnancy and ovarian/uterine pathology ,a plain abdominal film would assess constipation. Consider a trial of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) for 3 days and see if there is result and change.Follow up with a doctor/urgent care this week ...Read more

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Pregnancy I am 43 years old took 5 pregnancy tests all negative but my 10 days late?

Pregnancy I am 43 years old took 5 pregnancy tests all negative but my 10 days late?

Trust the test: With 5 negative tests, it does not appear you are pregnant. Everyone can have an anovulatory month now and again in which their cycle is off. Stress, weight amd hormonal changes can cause this. If you don't return to your regular cycle pattern next month call your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I had 20 neg. Pregnancy tests, 1 positive, and then 10 more negatives after the positive. What does this mean?

I had 20 neg. Pregnancy tests, 1 positive, and then 10 more negatives after the positive. What does this mean?

More to the story: I do not understand. Why would anyone spend money on so many tests and not go to the OB and get a blood test and be done with wondering? What is it in your story that you have not shared that made you think that twenty tests could be falsely negative? I would be very curious as to such an expenditure of money on this. ...Read more

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MyPeriod is a month and 15 days late I took 10 home pregnancy tests seven came back positive three said negative ?

MyPeriod is a month and 15 days late I took 10 home pregnancy tests seven came back positive three said negative ?

Pregnancy tests: The tests are relatively sensitive and accurate. However, you appear to be 70% on your Home Preg testing. With your missed cycle, and suspected unprotected sex in the apst, you may most likely be pregnant. It is time now to see the Dr. and get a confirmatory Serum (blood) test and evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr says im pregnant but negative pregnancy tests, dr said I'm 10 weeks when I got home I did a EPT but was neg. what could this be??

Dr says im pregnant but negative pregnancy tests, dr said I'm 10 weeks when I got home I did a EPT but was neg. what could this be??

More to the Story: You are not telling us enough information. How did the doctor diagnose your pregnancy? Why would you do home testing if the physician did valid testing at the office? Why don't you believe your physician? ...Read more

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10 days late and had brown blood for a few days in the beginning of the month..had negative pregnancy tests.

10 days late and had brown blood for a few days in the beginning of the month..had negative pregnancy tests.

Uncertain: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

Dr. Colin Sanner
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Tens (Definition)

Is an acronym standing for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. We've found that by over-stimulating certain nerves, it "short circuits" the ...Read more