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I am on day 7 of my missed period. So far all HPT are negative. What do I do? Should I contact my doctor for a blood test?

Depends. If you are usually very regular and have not been using any contraception, you could call MD now. However, urine HCG tests are very accurate, so a negative test usually does mean no pregnancy. Normal menstrual cycles can range from 28-40 days, which is almost 6 weeks. I would recommend waiting at least 1 more week - also be sure to do a test with first am urine when HCG is usually at highest level. Read more...

5 days before missed period 6 home pregnancy tests say positive but blood test says 4 iu negative. Can I still be pregnant?

Recheck. <5 IU in Most blood test is a negative test. But because you took test before you actually missed a period I would repeat another blood test after your period is due. Keep in mind, False positive/false negative tests can occur with commercial pregnancy tests. Blood test is more accurate. . Read more...

I'm 2 weeks late for my period. I have taken pregnancy tests and went to the doctor nd got a blood test. Both neg. Could I be pregnant? Dr. Says cysts

Pregnancy unlikely. A woman is not pregnant if she got several negative pregnancy tests, unless she just conceived within the past week. Home 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). Read more...

I stopped the depo injection in December, and got my period in January, now I'm having all these pregnancy symptoms that I had with my first child. I took about two HPT but both came out negative. My doctor says having a blood test will just be a waste of

Maybe, maybe not. A serum pregnancy test usually tells you definitively whether or not pregnancy has occurred, but like most things in life, that's not always entirely true. Menstrual periods can be unusual coming off of DepoProvera and as the ovaries begin producing hormones again, you may experience these types of symptoms. If you are sexually active, pregnancy is always possible. Read more...