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Delayed periods, chances of pregnancy, UPT negative - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i had intercourse on july 30th i was suppose to get my period aug 2 it is aug 8 and i have not gotten my period yet however i took a pregnancy test on friday and it was neg. could i be pregnant?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   please let me read what you have typed.
User :   hi my name
Doctor :   hi do you have any symptoms suggesting early pregnancy?
User :   my breast are really tender
User :   but i dont know if that could also mean that i will get my period soon
Doctor :   symptoms like: fatigue, nausea, constipation, increased sleep, hunger and tiredness, mood changes, headaches, back pain, sore breast, tender nipples, lower abdominal cramps, increased frequency of urine
User :   sore breast, tender nipples i have had some headaches but i always get headaches
Doctor :   ok. then it is possible that you are pregnant
Doctor :   sometimes UPT (urine pregnancy tests) show false negative results.
Doctor :   you should meet your healthcare provider/gynecologist for getting a eta HCG blood levels done
Doctor :   which are more accurate
User :   there is a possibility even though i dont think i was ovulating on the 30th
User :   or do you think it came negative because it was too early to dectect
Doctor :   it could be negative because of early test

Doctor :   UPT usualy comes positive after 20days post conception.
Doctor :   sometime some women do not get positive result even uptil 3 months
User :   then why are my breast so sore then? would that not be too early too?
User :   is a neg test also a sign of an ectopic pregnancy?
Doctor :   no, any pregnancy willgive psoitive result
Doctor :   ectopic pregnancy can be picked up in ultrasound scan
User :   why are my breast so sore then? would that not be too early too?
Doctor :   no, it is fine, few women are known to get this symptoms as early as 24 hours after fruitful intercourse
User :   how long should i waut until i take another test?
Doctor :   you can do test ever 3 days until it becomes positive or you get your periods
Doctor :   but since you hav epositive symptoms for pregnancy
Doctor :   you should consider getting examination and tests done to confirm/rule out pregnancy.
User :   oka thank you i will do that
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
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