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My HPT keep coming up negative, and a doctors PT came back negative too. My last period was Nov. 10th, but it only lasted 4 days and it was light, I had no cramps or sore breast either like I normally do when I get my period. I have been very tired, hungry, full of gas, and moody lately. What should I do to find out if I am pregnant or not, because I have no insurance and I can't keep paying doctors to keep getting the same answer through a pee test?


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replied January 15th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A18484
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Urine pregnancy tests cannot be relied upon for accuracy since they have high incidence of giving false negative results. Next time you visit a doctor/gynecologist request for a thorough examination to look for signs suggestive of pregnancy (blue veins on breast, soft and purplish cervix, bulky uterus etc) and get a blood HCG level test done (it is accurate than urine test) to confirm/rule out pregnancy. An ultrasound scan done along with hormonal analysis will also help to confirm/rule out any other underlying cause for absent periods.
Take care.



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