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A 19-year-old female asked:

I have pcos. i had a negative blood and urine pregnancy test provided by my doctor. my period is 71 days late, basically since february. is there a chance for a cryptic pregnancy? and how do i find out?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
If PCOS is confirmed, your cycles may be very irregular, and ovulation may be delayed or absent for long intervals. To avoid the potential adverse effects of sustained estrogen production w/o ovulation, ask your GYN physician about low dose bcp's, which prevent ovarian activity, thereby stopping sustained high estrogen.
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