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A 35-year-old female asked:

I thought i was pregnant in june, however i had my period, and a negative pregnancy test. then in july it was 1 week early. now in august my cycle is 5 days late... i go to the doctor and they now want to give me a sonogram. i am scared. is there a reason

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No need to be scared: You may do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. A sonogram is not painful nor intrusive and may reveal any structural issues with your organs.
Last updated Aug 17, 2015
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