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I don't know if this constitutes as an 'emergency' or not.
I (regretfully) had sex within a week of my last period (which was around March 16th) and we used the withdrawl method.
My period is two weeks late. I've taken two pregnancy tests, one a week after my period was due and the other, yesterday. Both came out negative.
I've since read that it is possible to get 'false' negatives, so should I be worried? I show no 'symptoms' of being pregnant, well I should say that I feel no different than normal.
I should also mention that something similar to this happened last year at the same time. Can seasons changing affect cycles?
Sorry to ramble on. Thanks for any help you can provide!

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Welcome to Scarleteen!

First, know that you did have an STI risk and should get tested to make sure you didn't pick up anything.

It sounds like you followed all the procedures for a pregnancy test correctly. It is possible to get false negatives, but if you got two negatives a week apart after your period was due, they are probably correct. If you are worried, ask your doctor to do a blood pregnancy test.

Also, know that there are no real "symptoms" of pregnancy. Anything that people call a symptom can be traced to tons of other conditions, even stress! Your period may be late if you are under a lot of stress. Although I don't know any facts, it wouldn't surprise me if changing seasons could mess with your cycle, especially if your level of activity changes a lot.

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