How soon after abortion do pregnancy tests show up negative?
Asked Sep 19, 2011, 08:14 PM
I had an abortion September 1, 2011, I had NO bleeding at all except the day of, that night, and the next day. I did not wait to have sex like I should have, and now I am having an implantation type of bleeding, which started about 3 days ago. I also have mild cramping, but no red blood, only light pink or brown. I took a early pregnancy test today and it was positive, & I happened to have a doc appt. Today for my check up after an abortion. The pregnancy test was positive, but they had to send my blood off because it could be positive from the previous pregnancy. It's just shy of 2 days of it being a full 3 weeks since abortion, should I have gotten 2 positive tests; further, the one I took at home is from www.early-pregnancy-tests.com and shows up VERY early on in pregnancy, and it didn't take long AT ALL for the 2nd line to show up! I would LOVE some piece of mind, is there ANY way you can give me SOME kind of opinion or advice? I don't think I can wait a full week to get blood back, I know I am a VERY fertile woman & especially after an abortion. PLEASE TELL ME SOMETHING... ANYTHING...
I agree with Fr. Chuck, but I also want to point out that there is a reason we are told to refrain from intercourse after delivery/miscarriage or abortion. That reason is infection. It is possible that you do have an infection since you did not give the cervix enough time to completely close after the abortion.
Thanks you, No infection, as I said earlier, I went to the doc today. I do appreciate the advice/answer J9, but what's done is done, I had sex when I shouldn't, please spare the lecture, I do not mean any disrespect, but I am dealing with enough, besides this situation, I have a big ole heap of issues going on in my life right now, so please... spare me
Thanks yall, No infection, as I said earlier, I went 2 the doc today. I do appreciate the advice/answer J9, but whats done is done, I had sex when I shouldn't, please spare the lecture, I do not mean any disrespect, but I am dealing with enough, besides this situation, I have a big ole heap of issues going on in my life right now, so please.....spare me
There was no lecture from anybody. There is no judgement here. Left over material from the procedure can remain inside and cause infection and the only way to make sure there is no material left is to have an ultrasound. Did you have an ultrasound when you seen your doctor?
Thank you for your opinion as well, but on the infection thing, I am going with what the OBGYN DOCTOR said, not a random stranger online, this post was not even about an infection, and as I told J9, I meant NO disrespect, and still don't... I thank him for his last post for clearing things up THANKS J9
Okay, my last period was on Sept. 15, 2009. It is now December 18, 2009 and I have missed my last 3 periods. I have gone for blood tests and urine tests for pregnancy and every single one has come back negative. I'm so confused! I mean I've been getting pregnancy symptoms like headaches, nausea,...
Stopped taking the pill 30th July and had a period on the 4th August and had nothing since.ive taken 6 pregnancy tests and all came out negative.ive never missed a period before and have a 28day cycle.please help
My girlfriend and I have had unprotected sex a few times. I never got close to ejaculating inside her or even outside of her. She took two tests the day after her missed and then one two days after that. She bled a little the day afterward. Then we took one a week later. All of these were...
My boyfriend and I have never had unprotected sex, but the last period I had was on July 12th, which makes me 48 days late today. I haven't had any symptoms of pregnancy, there has been no change in my daily lifestyle, and I have not been stressing over anything. I have taken 3 HPT's, all...