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A 47-year-old female asked:

47 yo i have 6 children (natural) i had a tubal ligation 11 years ago after a c-section. periods like clockwork but now i am 2 weeks late. ???

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hormonal fluctuation: can throw off your schedule, and that can be related to stress or infection, or thyroid dysfunction. Some women your age will start to see some irregularity as menopause approaches. It is unlikely that you are pregnant after your tubal, but it does happen, and a test would reassure you about that. Give it a few months and then discuss with your doctor if still a problem.

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Last updated Jan 26, 2016

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