I'm 23 years old and my fiance and I have been having unprotected sex. My last menstrual period began on December 30, 2010 and ended January 6, 2011. I have very regular periods and have never missed a period since I was 12 years old. I am not under more stress than usual and am not taking any medications. I have taken four home pregnancy tests and each one reads negitive. My nipples have been extremley sensitive to touch, I have had an increase in appitite, I have had more headaches than usual, and even sometimes mild heartburn. I did not experience any spotting or any bleeding for that matter since my last period. Even though I have had negitive results on my hpt's, could I still be pregnant?
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replied March 31st, 2011
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Your symptoms (absent periods, sensitive nipples, increased appetite, headaches, heartburn) could suggest possibility of pregnancy. Urine pregnancy tests kits are calibrated ones, so they show positive results only after the hormonal levels in urine have reached a certain level. They usually start showing positive results later due to less concentration of pregnancy hormone (HCG) in urine during early pregnancy. Sometimes they can continue to give you false negative results. If you suspect being pregnant as suggested by your symptoms) consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for examination (to look for signs of pregnancy changes in body) and blood HCG test and ultrasound scan (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately).
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