A few days after my period had ended last month (I believe this happened on the 20th or 21st), my boyfriend and I had sex--Unfortunately, the condom broke. I'm not on birth control, either.
I was supposed to get my period on the 14th of this month, and I still haven't had it.
I took a Home Pregnancy Test yesterday morning (3 days after I was supposed to start) with a First Response test--supposedly one of those early detection tests, and it came out negative.
More or less, I was wondering if I tested too early to get an accurate result? I think I seen someplace that you can test 10 days after intercouse and get an accurate result, but I'm not sure how right that is.
I quit smoking recently too, so I was wondering if that could have had any effect on my cycle, as well.
Quitting smoking can certainly cause changes in your body, and especially depending on how you've been dealing with any stresses/withdrawl symptoms that that can cause, it could cause your cycle to be a bit out of whack.
A pregnancy test will be accurate as early as 10-14 days after a risk, so a pregnancy test would be accurate for you now.
If your period still doesn't show, you can retest in a week to double check, but it's likely since you've gotten a negative result and you didn't test too early for a pregnancy test to be accurate, you probably don't need to worry.
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