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Pregnancy Symptoms but tests negative

I am having some symptoms of being pregnant(weight gain, breast swelling and tenderness, mood swings) but I have taken several tests that show negative.  Also, for the last 2 months my periods have been at least 4 days late and really light, and I am having discharge throughout the month.  I was diagnosed with endometriosis about 3 years ago, but since my surgery none of the dr's have been concerned.  I did have abnormal cells show up on a pap, but the biopsy turned out ok.  I'm not sure what the problem is, and I have sceduled an appt, but is there anything I can do until then?
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Amanda, I have a similar question.  Am 3 days late but pregnancy test results are negative.  Had cramping 3 days ago, feel exhausted, and am usually a very regular 28 day cycle.  I've been pregnant four times before; each time the test showed it immediately.  Read another post saying pregnancy hormones sometimes build up more slowly, or maybe ovulation came later this cycle.  Any advice other than waiting to take another test?
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You both may be testing too early. Some women although preg do not have enough HCG in their bodies yet for a pos preg test. See if your doctors can get you in for a blood test.
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period symptoms and pregnancy symptoms are pretty much the same. it is not unusual to be a few days late. i just got my period this morning and i was expecting it 3 days ago. i am usually regular/on time. i had all the mentioned above symptoms and i questioned in my mind..am i pregnant? then i said, wait a minute, my husband and i didnt have sex for a whole month so it cant be that!
you probably have period symptoms if HPT is negative.
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Thanks for the advice.  Now 5 days late, but took another test yesterday and still negative.  Delivered my baby stillborn at 7 mos in early April, so probably still have unpredictable cycle.  Very sad experience - hope no one on the list has it.
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I really need help.
For the past month and a half I have been experiancing pregnancy symptoms. Fatigue, nausea, frequent urination, and headache. All of a sudden my vison is starting to change. I usually have 20/20 now I cant read things that are far away.And lets not leave out the biggest part!! I work out alot and over the past week my lower belly has become 'bloated'.I have not made any changes to my normal eating habits, and over the past 4 days I cant button my pants anymore.But I havent missed my period. I took two pregnancy test, they both had negative results.
Please Help Me I am Freaking OUT!!!
Thank you
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Hey all, I need some advice. I'm twenty one, and am a bit confused with my body lately! I had cramping last month, as well as spotting, which is very unusual for me as i never have spotting.  I then expected my period a week and a half later and it never came.  I am very regular so this is odd for me.  I took a test the week before my period was due, and it was negative.  I felt maybe it was just too early to test so i took another the week after my period was due. Still negative.  I have now took a third because i'm experiencing symptoms all of which are foreign to me. i'm tired, my breasts are so sore, i'm very moody, and most importantly i missed my period which is scary in itself. Again, the third test was negative. Any advice? I can't be pregnant with three negative tests can I? And its been two weeks since my missed period so i think i have waited enough time to test again. I'm not sure what to do. Any advice or comments would be so appreciated!
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I am so confused as well. I am 4 weeks late, but the tests show negative. I have tried 3 different brands a couple of different times. I am pretty small (5"4' and 115) and have started to not be able to fit into my pants. my lower abdomen is sticking out a good bit, I have been really tired and am peeing all of the time. is it possible to be 4 weeks late (possibly 5-6 wks along) and the tests still not show anything? i am planning to get a blood test soon, but am curious if anyone else has had this happen to them?
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Hi

I have had two pregnancy test both negative, you see I had a miscarriage last month, and was meant to have my period a week ago, but I didnt. I am urinating frequently, mood swings, breast tendernes, headache and sometimes back ache I don't understand what is happening. Any advice
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Hi, just wondering if anyone who posted above ended up being pregnant?!  I am in a similar situation and all HPT's are neg.
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I am in a very similary situation as a lot of you.  I am a little over 3 weeks late and ALL of my preg. tests are BFN.  I just got my cycle back in May after nursing for 15 months. They have been normal since up until August when I missed my period.  Sometimes I feel like I'm going to start but nothing. I have a dr. appt. on Friday to see what the deal is.  Whatever answer I get, I'll let you guys know.  Maybe it'll help you.  I too have tender breasts and am bloated off and on.  With my son I took a test when I was a week late and it came up positive.  So, I don't really think I am pregnant just bc of that and the fact that several tests have been negative.  Anyway, any thoughts?
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hi need some advice, my period is 2 days late, i missed my pill about a month for 5 days, got the morning after pill(think i was 2 late getting it not sure) my period was due the 17th of august but hasnt come, which is very regular every 28 days on time, i got pregnancy  test which is showing negative, but my breasts are really sore, more than normal, do you think that there could be a chance im pregnant??????
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hi need some advice, my period is 2 days late, i missed my pill about a month for 5 days, got the morning after pill(think i was 2 late getting it not sure) my period was due the 17th of august but hasnt come, which is very regular every 28 days on time, i got pregnancy  test which is showing negative, but my breasts are really sore, more than normal, do you think that there could be a chance im pregnant??????
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hi all im in the same boat as everyone, i have missed two periods next week, i have had fertility treatment and finished the course of clomid without success, i am now on metformin, i have taken 2 test which was negative last week, and was wondering if metformin could give a negative result?
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hi everyone got the same problems as you all have by the looks of it! we have been trying for a baby for 2 months now and i am now nearly 3 weeks late.got a few pregnancy symptons e.g weight gain,heart burn,sore boobs,swollen boobs,nausea had 4 tests done now all been neg.went to a pregnancy advisory today for another test and was told there was a faint positive line but me and my partner couldn't see it.i am now going back to my doctor monday i want to know whats going on.i have had 2 pregnancys before so i know what the symptons are like.
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Hi everyone. i really wanted to know if someone can help me bc i am  very scared. i think i am pregnant bc i had sex on august 10th and on august 12th i got my period (even tho is was early) but the month after that i didnt get my period. it was only for like one day. lately, i have been very dizzy and nausious, i feel shortness of breath and i feel like my stomach has gotten harder. it is now october 3rd and i took like 4 pregnaancy tests and was just at the clinic to take one thre and all of them came out negative. i dont know what this means. can i still be pregnant? it cudnt of been too early to take the test bc it has almost been 2 months. what should i do? can someone please help me bc i am going crazy.
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hi everyone theres still no sign of my period i have now missed 1 completly.i have got really sore boobs,nausea,bloated belly,belly feels hard,moody done 4 tests all have been negative.i am going to do 1 last 1 tomorrow so will let you all know the result.we have been trying for baby no 3 for 2 months now.so i am still confused whether i am pregnant or not as i still have all symptons but no positive as of yet.if this 1 comes up negative tomorrow i take it that i am not pregnant as it should show up by now surely.will not have a clue what to do next if it still says negative.has anyone else ever experienced this.my last period was 14th august till the 17th aug then i had a little bleed on the 31st aug which lasted 2 days but it wasn't like a normal period.this has never happened to me before.was only using condoms before we started trying for another baby. i hope someone out there can help me thanks alot
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Hello everyone.
I have also experience pregnancy symptoms for the past few months, however I've always had irregular periods, and sometimes I miss a month or two. I've been dizzy, nausea, moody, and I can not close my pants anymore. I've taken three different pregnancy home test and show negative. I feel something moving inside, and sometimes get that soft going down the uterus pain. I've being pregnant three times and all this symptoms (although, each pregnancy is different) they all very familiar to me. I don't have a doctor, and no insurance, don't know what to do or where to go. Any advise?
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HELLO EVERYONE!...I AM 5 DAYS LATE AND HAVE BEEN EXPERIENCING SOME PREGNANCY SYMPTOMS BUT I HAVE TAKEN 3 HPT'S AND THEY ARE ALL NEG! HAS ANYONE HAD THIS HAPPEN AND END UP PREGNANT??
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pumkinn
im experiencing the same thoing
i took like 4 tests already all are negative
im really worried
i am going to take another one tomorrow
you should take another also
let me know how it goes
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pumkinn
im experiencing the same thoing
i took like 4 tests already all are negative
im really worried
i am going to take another one tomorrow
you should take another also
let me know how it goes
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Hey there everyone, I dont know what I'm thinking at the moment. This is all really new to me... I am in a serious relationship, I'm on the pill but I occassionally forget to take it. Me and my boyfriend are very active. My periods have always, always been late so I never suspect i could be pregnant. It sweeps thru my mind, but dont think anything from it. So anyway, I am always late with my periods but just recently, i got them on the right day, so i had them for 7 days. Then 3 days later, I started spotting. That lasted one day. And now, 2 days later, its back again. What is this???I have never been pregnant so I have no idea but surely, this has nothing to do with pregnancy because i do have symptoms pf pregnancy? But I am spotting, so whats that? Please someone, dont ignore me! I'm a 19 year old girl whos got no one to talk to here. Someone, please. Help me understand what my body is doing to me!!!
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Ok everyone. My husband and I are trying to get pregnant with our second baby. I am two days late and still havn't started. I have taken 2 pregnancy tests which both say negative. With my first child I took one of those stupid early pregnancy tests (the ones you can take 3 days before your missed period) and it came up negative. I then took one at my Obgyn's office the day my period was supposed to start and it was negative. My doctor advised me to wait 3 days and to test again. I did and it was finally positive. The one thing I noticed when I finally tested postive was that there was a noticable difference in the way my urine smelled. My mom (who's a nurse) told me it was the pregnancy hormone's finally in my urine. The doctor also advised to test early in the morning because that can be your strongest time of day. If you drink a lot during the day your urine will get diluted. But for some of you it seems unbelievable to be testing 2 weeks after you have missed a period. I think you need to get a blood test.
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Hello I am 22 years old and just gave birth to my first child this past March. She is now 7 months old, and I fear that I maybe pregnant again. I am now 13 days late, and have taken 4 home pregnancy test, but they all keep saying negative. I have a normal 28 day cycle, and have never missed a period, except when I was pregnant. I read that it could take up to 4 weeks to get a possitive result on a home test, and that blood work can sometimes show a negative result, and you still be pregnant. Is this true. Has anyone else had this experience, and if you have what did your results turn out to be??
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Hello..new here and as many others am waiting.  I am now 12 days late and have taken 3 urine tests...all neg.  I have always been very regular and know when my cycle is going to start every month.  The only other time I have been late was with my first preg 2 years ago, but then I had a positive test 3 days late.  I guess my advice is what I need to do...blood test.  I would be very happy to have another child.  Any other thoughts?  THX
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