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A 18-year-old female asked:

My cervix is high and hard. my period was due 3 weeks ago. negative pregnancy test. what does this mean?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Late for period: I'm not sure what the reference to your cervix implies, as checking one's cervix isn't typically a sign of anything. It does however sound like you are having irregular period, given that you are 3 weeks late. Irregular periods can be due to hormones, thyroid, weight issues (thin/heavy). If continues, consider seeing a gynecologist. Best luck.
Dr. Kirstie Cunningham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Not likely pregnant: A cervix that is high and hard is normal. A negative pregnancy test, when three weeks late, should be reliable. This is likely just an aberrant cycle. At any rate, consider an evaluation by a gynecologist, especially if neg pregnancy test and no period in the next 9 weeks.

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