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Delayed periods, pregnancy test at the first week negative - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My period is about a week late, I have cramping, but had a negetive pregnancy test-could I still be pregnant?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   29
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you on birth control pills?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   There are chances of pregnancy.
User :   why the negeitve test?
Doctor :   You may have to repeat the pregnancy test after a week.
User :   shouldn't it be detectible by now?
Doctor :   Pregnancy test is not completely foul proof.
Doctor :   False reports are common among these tests, infact any tests.
Doctor :   You may have to repeat the test again after a week to really confirm pregnancy.
Doctor :   Alternatively a vaginal ultrasound may be needed.
Doctor :   If these tests are negative, then the chances of pregnancy are unlikely.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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