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A 31-year-old female asked:

My period is 17 days late and all hpt are negative. im usually regular. im experiencing pregnancy symptoms and feeling very sick with bloating. help?

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Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Missed period.: At 31 yo with 17 days delayed menses, the symptoms you described is consistent with morning sickness and bloating. Since your home pregnancy test is negative in view of your symptoms, see a doctor for a quantitative pregnancy test and if result is positive, get a pelvic ultrasound for actual date. Please see your doctor for further evaluation and management.. Goodluck.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Missed period: 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.

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