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over a week late but still getting a negative hpt.

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My husband and I have been trying to get pregnant, this month I am over a week late but still getting a negative hpt. My breasts are swollen but not tender, I am having odd twingey cramps, extremely tired, and have a bloated feeling in my lower belly. I've also had a couple days recently where I've felt sick but did not vomit. Should I go for a blood pregnancy test or just wait?


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replied June 21st, 2012
Am I Pregnant Answer A36266
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Urine tests detect the hormone HCG level in urine which is low initially and is undetectable in early stages.Sometimes it can take 10 to 12 days after the expected period date to give accurate results.If you had unprotected contact during the ovulation time then conception is a possibility.

Relax and wait for few days and then get a repeat urine test done or a blood test which would give accurate results.Have healthy balanced diet and avoid any strenous activity.Avoid stress and maintain adequate hydration.

Take care!


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