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can a woman miss her period and not be pregnant

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Now: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Do you mean...: You had sex a couple months ago, she has since had 2 normal periods, and is now late for her 3rd? If this is what you mean, and you have not had sex ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not if negative : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. If ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Pregnancy may be one of the more common reasons of a missed period, but certainly not the only reason. Hormonal imbalance either stemming from the ova ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Many reasons: See ob/gyne.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
MIssing Periods: Yes. Of course. Please, that list is very long and if you do not even know one item it is time to spend a few minutes researching and learning about m ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Logical reasons:: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illnes ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Unsure of question: Not sure of question? You can be pregnant and still get vaginal bleeding that can be mistaken as a period. When an embryo implants into the endometr ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jason Adams
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Pcod can make it more difficult to get pregnant, but most women with pcod will get pregnant. It may require medical treatment.Y.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It's possible, just difficult.

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