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How to ascertain that one is pregnant?

Hi, i m 6 months postpartum, have yet to start my period and last saturday i had brown spotting, but nothing since. I ve been cramping and have off and on nausea since then. I thought it might just be my cycle returning, but nothing. I took a pregnancy test wednesday and it said negative. I guess my question is, if I am pregnant, when should I test positive? My husband and I don t use any sort of birth control.
Tue, 17 Nov 2015
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Hi
Dr. Purushottam welcomes you to HCM virtual clinic.
I have gone through your query.
I think I have understood your concern, I will try to suggest you the best possible treatment options.
1] Please do not panic.
2]As urine test is negative , you are not pregnant.
3] i will suggest Tab REGESTRONE 2 tomes a day for 5 days. You will get your periods 3 to 7 days after finishing tablets.
4] Last word of caution,even in post postpartum period, or even if you are breast feeding I will suggest proper us of contraceptive, like condom or pills.
I hope my answer helps you.
Thanks.
Wish you good health.
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