I'm three weeks late for my period, I keep getting alot of white milky coloured discharge and I also had light pink blood when I wiped. I'm also tired all the time, I've been having alot of mood swings, headaches, cramps and nausea.
I took a pregnancy test and it came up neg and I went to the doctors and had a blood test and it also came up neg. Is there a chance I could still be pregnant?
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The urine pregnancy test (UPT) kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. They can also show false negative results during early pregnancy. Blood/serum HCG level estimation is accurate. UPT should always be done on early morning first urine sample as the concentration of pregnancy hormone HCG is believed to be highest in this sample. You can also consider repeating UPT after about 7-10 days on early morning first urine sample to see if turns positive. These tests done very early in pregnancy can give false negative results. Your symptoms could be suggestive of possibility of pregnancy. It is difficult to comment on your symptoms without examining you. Wait and watch for your next periods. If you suspect to be pregnant, look out for development of any other new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. If you suspect pregnancy, or if periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you have altered periods, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for further examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and a repeat blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
If pregnancy gets ruled out, go ahead with getting further evaluation done to rule out hormonal imbalances, thyroid level dysfunction, ovarian problems etc as underling causes for your absent periods. treatment as appropriate would be started to help you get back periods (based on examination and investigation results).
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