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Still no af.

should I waste the money on a pregnancy test? i am 7 days late now. i feel like i am going to start but havent yet. should i just wait or take yet another pregnancy test? took one on the 15th and then on the 19th(when af was due) and they were neg. is it possible to have a false negetive?

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Alina456

Asked by Alina456 at 7:12 PM on Mar. 26, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Yes, you could have tested too early. Most tests won't be accurate until you have at least missed your period. -- I'm late too by 4 days. I'm scared to test! We don't want to be pregnant yet...we were going to TTC this Fall. Good luck to you!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:16 PM on Mar. 26, 2009

  • most likely you're not pregnant. the pregnancy hormone would have already showed up. yes it's possible to have a false negative but pregnancy tests these days are 99 percent accurate you have to remember. and if you're already that late, and it's negative i wouldn't waste your money. remember that stress, weight loss or gain, weather, etc etc can affect your cycle!
    ambercoloredawn

    Answer by ambercoloredawn at 7:18 PM on Mar. 26, 2009

  • if i was a week late then yes i would go get a test . you can get those 3 pack equate tests at walmart for like 5 or 6 bucks those work just fine
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 7:21 PM on Mar. 26, 2009

  • You tested the day you were supposed to get your AF but not since then? Then yes, it could have been a false negative. It's been 7 days since you were supposed to get your AF, test again.

    Yes, a number of things can alter your AF, but usually it doesn't make it a whole week late...I've been late 2 to 4 days before due to stress and medications.

    It won't be a waste of money. You need to know if you are pregnant or not. If money is a concern, the Dollar Tree and Dollar Store have tests and they work just as well as the pricey name brand ones. GL.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:21 PM on Mar. 26, 2009

  • Did you already take one after your were late? If you did, and it was negative, chances are it's going to be negative again- but i'd do it i guess just to satisfy yourself.
    ambercoloredawn

    Answer by ambercoloredawn at 7:22 PM on Mar. 26, 2009

  • If you are seriously stressed over this & can afford the test, then go ahead & do one. It sounds like it would be negative from what you wrote, but sometimes having another test can provide peace of mind & you can let go of the stress & your period will start.
    funnyface1204

    Answer by funnyface1204 at 7:50 PM on Mar. 26, 2009

  • If I were you I would re-test. If still negative, but you still think you may be pregnant I would call the doctor. False negatives are completely possible. Not every woman produces the right amount of hormone for a test to be positive right away. Make sure to test with the first urine of the day, right when you wake up. Good luck =]
    mommykayti

    Answer by mommykayti at 7:54 PM on Mar. 26, 2009

  • Just get test from the dollar store - if it ends up positive then go spend money on the better ones.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:17 AM on Mar. 27, 2009

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