A 51-year-old member asked:
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ok, so negative pregnancy test but missed period. why?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Anovulation: It sounds as if you've experienced an anovulatory cycle. These are cycles in which the ovary failes to release the egg. This disrupts normal hormonal levels.
Answered on Dec 2, 2012
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