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It's certainly possible that you might be pregnant and the levels of HCG in your body are not high enough yet to be picked up on a test.
So here's what you should do.
Until you get your period, I would take a home pregnancy test every three days, first morning urine is best
this is very important.
you need to be aware of something called ECTOPIC PREGNANCY
this is a very dangerous condition
and I'm not suggesting that you have an ectopic pregnancy
simply that you need to know that this does happen
so if you develop pain and bleeding not like your normal menstrual cycle
i would not hesitiate to the hospital right away
does this make sense?
How do I know if that is what going on. I was on thr depo shot for 12 years and atopped taking it july of last year.
Yes that does make sense
just as i am saying above.
early ectopic pregnancies are hard to catch even with ultrasound
so I would have a very low threshold for an ER visit until this is resovled
if you do go
they will do a blood test
and an exam
and that is USUALLY diagnostic
Ok. I have had a miscarriage when I was 17 hence why I had gotten on the depo
so your last unprotected sex was two weeks ago?
is that right"?
Wednesday it will make 2 weeks and my period was supposed to starr this past Thursday
So is it to early to tell if I waa pregnant
take a deep breath, read the information in the link on ectopic pregnancy above, especially the part about 'when to see a doctor', and do the morning prengnacy test every three days untill this is resolved.
you are right on the line of when we would expect to be able to tell.
the tests will be positive as soon as 7 days and as late as 20 days, so you are right in the 'indeterminate' window.
so be careful, don't be anxious, just know when to go to the hospital, and that is well detailed in the link above.
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'For 911 dr only 'So I had heavy bleading this morning and afternoon when I went to change my i tampon there was barely any thing on it I took a test this morning and it was negative. Is this normal
This may mean that you had a miscarriage. It may mean that you simply had the beginning of your menstrual cycle. It's very hard to say from here, so at this point it might be very prudent to check with your doctor if you have one, or get seen at an urgent care or ER simply for the sake of getting your foot in the door should you have further symptoms. One thing that I would do at this point if you were my patient in the ER is that I would order a 'quantitative HCG'... a pregnancy test that, if negative, is TRULY negative, and if positive would trigger a pelvic exam and an ultrasound to rule out ectopic pregnancy. Still, with what you have told me, this is likely a miscarriage or your menses. Probably time to get checked by a provider.
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Thank you. I have just called my women dr and waiting for them to call me back. I appreciate all of your help. Could this ruj my chances of ever having a baby
Very good question, and no. Even women with confirmed ectopic pregnancies that are caught early have no decreased ability to have children later though their risks of future ectopic pregnancies are a bit higher. The fact is that up to 20% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage and this means nothing for the ability to conceive in the future. Chances are, with your negative home pregnancy tests, that this is simply an abnormal cycle for you.
And I really dont think its a miscarriage. Like I said before I had one and my stomach was burning and I was having contractions even after I passed it. It hurt bad and this is nothing like that.. I hope its just an abnormal period.