Bri (age 20) writes, “i had my period may first and during ovulation week me and my husband had sex many times, this last week i had some spotting, i am so much more tired and i am hungrier than normal, also i have had slight cramps along with the spotting, my breasts have become tender and i am urinating more often, i took a home pregnancy test but it was negative on saturday, could i still be pregnant?”
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Are you trying to get pregnant? Were you on any type of birth control medication? If fertilization did occur, it may be too early for a home pregnancy test to detect any hCG in your urine. Your symptoms could indicate that you are pregnant, but they also could be indicative of other things. I’d recommend taking another pregnancy test this Saturday and, if that one was negative, taking another one the following Saturday.