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Did I just have a Chemical Pregnancy?
Hello! Recently, I thought I was pregnant as of two weeks ago. The time that was estimated of conception was about four weeks before I took my HPT. Since the HPT was positive, I scheduled an appointment for today, so I should be about 6 - 7 weeks. (Yes, I'm sure of this. We did calculations and checked our calculations three times to be sure.) After doing an ultrasound/sonogram and a vaginal, not even a hint of a fetus was shown. Then, I took TWO pregnancy tests at the doctor's office, and they both came up Negative! Not even a faint line! I did miss my period, however I haven't had any signs of early pregnancy. I'm so confused right now, I don't know if I'm pregnant or not! This will be my first pregnancy, any idea if this is a Chemical Pregnancy or not? (I do not take any medications, therefore I haven't had the hormone in my body.) To be honest, I'll be happy being either pregnant or not. I want the most reasonable explanation. Thank you!
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ive had that done to me a few times, its called your body is trying to get pregnant but its taking... my dr told me that one.. i was shocked too
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What do you mean "taking"? Like basically I am pregnant just took at while? Lol.
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With a chemical pregnancy, you would have bled.  A chemical is when you get pregnant, but then lose the pregnancy very early, usually at the time of expected period, or shortly thereafter. But you'd bleed like a normal period, usually.  You didn't mention any bleeding. I could be wrong, but really I've never heard of a chemical where there wasn't some bleeding.

Did the doctor's office do blood work, or did they just do urine tests?  I've read that some women don't show positive on a urine hpt until futher along in their pregnancy.  I think it's rare, but it does happen.  A blood test would be more definitive.  Tho, honestly, at 6 or 7 weeks, there should be somehtig on the scan if you were pregnant, at least a sac.




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They didn't do Blood Tests, therefore tomorrrow
I'm going to the local MEA to get a blood test done. I was reading where some females have experienced a Chemical Pregnancy but didn't start bleeding until later on after they found out they had one.
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generally as scout9601 has said, a chemical pregnacy is considered just that, when a pregnancy is picked up by a hpt, before/on/around the time your period is due then you start your period as normal or a couple of days later, before the sensitive hpt were around you would never have known that you were pregnant, maybe just thought your cycle was off by a couple of days, it usually envolves bleeding like your usual period, sometimes it can be abit heavier, as scout has said, by the 6-7 wk mark something should have been visable on the u/s, maybe you ovulated abit later, or maybe you didnt ovulate at all that cycle, hence the late/no show period?
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I'm thinking a late ovulation could only be the possible explanation now. However, if I haven't ovulated, does that mean I'm not pregnant? Is there even a possibility to actually have a HPT come out positive without ovulation? I thought there was no way anybody could become pregnant without ovulating first, however maybe the egg did attach itself to the uterus.
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you need to ovulate to get pregnant as this is the term for the body releasing the egg, a post pregnancy test can only be positive if the egg has implanted then your body starts to produce hcg to keep the pregnancy viable, so sometimes you can get a positive on a pregnancy test when your starting early menopause or some types of cancer can give a positive hcg reading on a pregnancy test, I'm not saying that this is the case for you, but if pregnancy is ruled out then these other options should also be ruled out as well
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also as the pregnancy tests cam out neg at your doctors, this would probably rule out those other options, maybe you had a wonky test, I would go back to your doctors if your perios still hasnt arrived and ask for you hcg levels to be checked thru a blood test
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Thank you and everyone else for your quick responses. I'm getting a blood test ASAP now, seeing as this is very very strange. I really do appreciate all your informative answers. :) Well see in the next couple of days if I am or not.
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My situation I think I had a chemical pregnancy cause I was exactly a week late and I took three pregnancy test and they all said positive then the next day I woke up and it was like I started my period and I bled for 6 days, and it was pretty heavy and dark red and some small blood clots an today which is around 2 weeks after the bleeding and I got 2 negative tests, but my question is do I have to go to the doctor and get cleaned out and should there have been a sac come out? I'm confused.
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