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Had intercourse. Now menses are late.Pregnancy test negative. Am I pregnant?

Hello doctor. I got married this year on Jan 10. My menstrual bleeding started on the 14th of Jan and ended on 18th of Jan. Last intercourse was Jan 22nd. After Jan 22nd, I left my husband to resume my work abroad. But now I have noticed that my menses hasn t arrived yet. I did a pregnancy blood test on Jan 26th and it was negative. Am I pregnant?
Asked On : Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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Since your last periods started on 14th jan, it is too early to get a positive test on 26th Jan. You should at least be ten days past your expected time of ovulation to get a positive blood test. You need to wait for your periods and if these are overdue, repeat the test.
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Answered: Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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