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A 28-year-old female asked:

I missed periods for 10 days i did urine and blood test and both came negative but i still miss my periods does the blod pregnancy test is accurate ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It should be: accurate at that point. Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy.
Last updated Jul 6, 2018

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