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Hi.. my periods are 5 days late having abdominal pain and clear dischare but test result shows negative? Am i still pregnant or is there another reasn
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replied April 18th, 2017
A blood test will give you a reliable result, even at the earliest stage of pregnancy (can detect a pregnancy earlier than a urine test at about 7-12 days from possible conception). Your doctor will order the blood test that will check for the pregnancy hormone, human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG), in your blood. You can have this test done as soon as you have missed your period.
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replied September 24th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Normal menstrual cycle may vary from 21 to 35 days. Sometimes after 45 days in some women. So wait and observe if your periods are delayed and pregnancy strips are negative. Periods will show up. Repeat the test after a few days of period still don't show, and the test if still negative should be consulted with an obstetrician and gynecologist to find out other possible causes of menstrual delay. Menstrual irregularities and hormonal imbalances should be considered.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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Khan
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