Medical Specialty >> Gynecology

Doctors Lounge - Gynecology Answers

Back to Gynecology Answers List

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.

Date of last update: 10/14/2017.

Forum Name: Gynecology

Question: late period negative HPT


 diablo 30 - Thu Sep 22, 2005 5:07 am

Firstly a bit of background.. i,m 30 a mother of 2 kids and have had 3 miscarriages.otherwise i am healthy, i have never had a late period except when i am pregnant... The problem arises here... my period is a week late and i have had 2 negative pregnancy tests... when is the latest that a pregnancy will show up on a HPT? can you give me any kind of advice on what to do now? how long should i wait before seeing the doctor(i can't get an appoitment for two more weeks) what are the other possible reasons for a late period that i need to consider. thank you very much for your help in advance.
 Shana Johnson, CNA - Thu Sep 22, 2005 7:51 am

User avatar Have you had any changes or stress in your life lately? This can affect your period.
If your period is a week late, an HPT should show up, but you may want to get a blood test at a doctors office which will test the actual level of HCG in your blood. Then there will be no question of weather or not you are pregnant.
It is fine if you cannot get an appt. for 2 more weeks. You may get your period between then and now anyway.
 diablo 30 - Thu Sep 22, 2005 8:33 am

nothing unususal at all, no stress,nothing excitings happened!!!!!!! any other ideas though?

| Check a doctor's response to similar questions

Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?

Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community

  • Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.

  • Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.

Doctors Lounge Membership Application

Tools & Services: Follow DoctorsLounge on Twitter Follow us on Twitter | RSS News | Newsletter | Contact us