week late and negative pregnancy test.... is it possible that I could STILL be pregnant?

I have been trying to conceive for months now. I am 34 years old and my periods have been pretty regular for YEARS. However, for the last several months I have gone from a 28 cycle to a 30-32 day cycle.

Me and my husband have been trying to have a baby for several months now and I JUST KNEW we had done it THIS TIME!

Well, I am now about 7 days late and took a pregnancy test and it came back a great big "NOT PREGNANT" result. :(

For the past week, I have been feeling very tired and a tad bit queazy after I eat. My breast are a tad bit sore and I have some MILD cramping from time to time as if I am fixing to start my period.

Is it possible that I tested too early and I could STILL be pregnant even though the test says I am not?

Anyone had any experiences that ended up being pregnant after being a week late that tested negative?

6 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Hi Honey, here are some symptoms of pregnancy, check them and then see your doctor

    Tender, swollen breasts

    One of the early signs of pregnancy is sensitive, sore breasts caused by increasing levels of hormones. The soreness may feel like an exaggerated version of how your breasts feel before your period. Your discomfort should diminish significantly after the first trimester, as your body adjusts to the hormonal changes.


    Feeling tired all of a sudden? No, make that exhausted. No one knows for sure what causes early pregnancy fatigue, but it's possible that rapidly increasing levels of the hormone progesterone are contributing to your sleepiness.

    You should start to feel more energetic once you hit your second trimester, although fatigue usually returns late in pregnancy when you're carrying around a lot more weight and some of the common discomforts of pregnancy make it more difficult to get a good night's sleep

    Nausea or vomiting

    If you're like most women, morning sickness won't hit until about a month after conception. (A lucky few escape it altogether.) But some women do start to feel queasy a bit earlier. And not just in the morning, either — pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting can be a problem morning, noon, or night.

    About half of women with nausea feel complete relief by the beginning of the second trimester. For most others it takes another month or so for the queasiness to ease up.

    Increased sensitivity to odors

    If you're newly pregnant, it's not uncommon to feel repelled by the smell of a bologna sandwich or cup of coffee and for certain aromas to trigger your gag reflex. Though no one knows for sure, this may be a side effect of rapidly increasing amounts of estrogen in your system. You may also find that certain foods you used to enjoy are suddenly completely repulsive to you.

    Abdominal bloating

    Hormonal changes in early pregnancy may leave you feeling bloated, similar to the feeling some women have just before their period arrives. That's why your clothes may feel snugger than usual at the waistline, even early on when your uterus is still quite small.

    Frequent urination

    Shortly after you become pregnant, you may find yourself hurrying to the bathroom all the time. Why? Mostly because during pregnancy the amount of blood and other fluids in your body increases, which leads to extra fluid being processed by your kidneys and ending up in your bladder.

    This symptom may start as early as six weeks into your first trimester and continue or worsen as your pregnancy progresses and your growing baby exerts more pressure on your bladder.

    A missed period

    If you're usually pretty regular and your period doesn't arrive on time, you'll probably take a pregnancy test long before you notice any of the above symptoms. But if you're not regular or you're not keeping track of your cycle, nausea and breast tenderness and extra trips to the bathroom may signal pregnancy before you realize you didn't get your period.

    Your basal body temperature stays high

    If you've been charting your basal body temperature and you see that your temperature has stayed elevated for 18 days in a row, you're probably pregnant

    Good luck.


  • 5 years ago

    I used to be like you. I was 1 week late and made a test using testpack, and it was negative. I feel like usual, no morning sick, no vain, nothing's changed to my body. But my breast felt hurt when touched and i got stomachace, like the sign when my periodic begin. But, a friend suggested me to try another expensive testpack at the very morning (around 5.00 AM), before you eat or drink s'thing. I tested, and it is positive. And i went to doctor, and it was true, i was pregnant. Starting on that day, I never worked too hard, try to exhale my mind, and so on. And now my baby has already born, and she is 9 mths.

  • 1 decade ago

    hi there, well some pregnancy tests can be faulty, and the only thing that should be relied upon when finding whether you are pregnant or not is a doctor/health practitioner/nurse. however on the other hand you can also be late because you are os stressed out form trying to get pregnant that it has caused a delay in your menstration, which is quite common. good luck though in trying to concieve,it will happen when the time is right.

  • 1 decade ago

    I'd advise you try and take the test again in a few days. The test could be faulty. If you really want to know you could always go to a doctor.

    But also, to be on the safe side, I would get lots of rest, make sure your diet has plenty of nutrients (possibly using a vitamin suppliment), and stop drinking.

    I'm assuming that you're not drinking though, if you're trying to get pregnant you really shouldn't drink...

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Take the test in a few days and check again. One of my friends kept getting a negative test result but just new she was pregnant. She went to the doc and found out she was! Crazy the way it works, but everone is different!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    u could be....tho i had the same and i turned out not :( plus its not till around the 2month tat u would be get the signs...go to ur doctor and good luck

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