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Period 2 weeks late, pregnancy test negative, husband has a vasectomy. Have normal period symptoms, some abdomen pain and migraines. What's wrong?

Period 2 weeks late, pregnancy test negative, husband has a vasectomy. Have normal period symptoms, some abdomen pain and migraines. What's wrong?

Vasectomy problem: Would be sure that vasectomy demonstrated negative sperm on at least two occasion. Re-canalization of the vas is a very uncommon event but should be checked with a simple semen analysis. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Ovarian pain in late pregnancy. I am 30 weeks pregnant and experiencing what appears to be ovaria pain on my left side. What could this be?

Ovarian pain in late pregnancy. I am 30 weeks pregnant and experiencing what appears to be ovaria pain on my left side. What could this be?

Need more info: You must consult with your ob. There are several reasons for your compliant. He/she knows you best to be able to answer you question. ...Read more

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Is it ok to sleep on my back in late pregnancy?

Is it ok to sleep on my back in late pregnancy?

No: It is best not to sleep on your back. Tilted to one side or the other is best, usually propped with a pillow or beach towel folded lengthwise a couple times. The "lazy-boy" position is also ok when it is hard to get comfortable in bed. These positions help with better blood flow to the uterus and also with swelling. ...Read more

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Is constipation in late pregnancy bad?

Is constipation in late pregnancy bad?

Not for baby: Constipation in pregnancy isn't bad for baby, though sometimes it can be a sign of dehydration or not drinking enough water. Increased risk of hemorroids is not fun. Drink as much as you can and if still constipated, consider MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or generic equivalent as very safe in pregnancy and super effective. ...Read more

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What are the causes of period like cramps in late pregnancy?

What are the causes of period like cramps in late pregnancy?

Uterine contractions: Contractions occur infrequently in pregnancy, but get more frequent and stronger as pregnancy goes on. They are a "practice" for labor, when the contractions become regular (every 5 minutes or so) and increasingly strong. ...Read more

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My period is a week late. Pregnancy test was negative. My period is never late. What's going on?

My period is a week late. Pregnancy test was negative. My period is never late. What's going on?

Delay: Your periods occur because of changes in hormones within your system. While a lot of women have a period every month around the same time, there is variation from cycle to cycle. Ie – a period may come on a few days earlier or later and maybe heavier or lighter depending on the endometrium lining. It may come continuously or with intermittent spotting. These are variation of a normal process ...Read more

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Had brown blood, then some red with little clots after being late. Pregnancy symptoms, neg test. On pill unprotected sex with boyfriend?

Had brown blood, then some red with little clots after being late. Pregnancy symptoms, neg test. On pill unprotected sex with boyfriend?

When in pill pack: If you are on the birth control pill have have been taking it daily then pregnancy was not likely. Having a negative pregnancy test should reassure you that you are not pregnant. If the bleeding occurred at the end of the pack or in the first few days of the new pack then this bleeding was likely your period. If it occurred at another point then it is likely breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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2 weeks late pregnancy test all negative 40 days since last period and I am having some pinkish spotting when i wipe. What could be going on?

2 weeks late pregnancy test all negative 40 days since last period and I am having some pinkish spotting when i wipe. What could be going on?

LIkely your cycle: Likely it's the beginning of your cycle. Sometimes women will have a pregnancy, and then have a miscarriage right away, that could have happened too. Regardless, if your test is negative it's likely that you're not pregnant. If you're uncertain or if your period doesn't come, you may want to repeat the test in 2-3 days. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I was put on a 14 day course of doxcycline 100mg two times a day. Can it disrupt the menstrual cycle? I am 3 days late pregnancy test are negative.

I was put on a 14 day course of doxcycline 100mg two times a day. Can it disrupt the menstrual cycle? I am 3 days late pregnancy test are negative.

Doxycycline: Doxycycline does not impact the menstrual cycle. Being sick can. If you had an acute illness that required treatment with antibiotics then being sick could delay the cycle. Your pregnancy test is negative indicating that you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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I have had the implanon for five years now but am recently experiencing pregnancy symptoms. Period is 15 days late pregnancy test was negative. Help!

I have had the implanon for five years now but am recently experiencing pregnancy symptoms. Period is 15 days late pregnancy test was negative. Help!

Watch for pregnancy: Please be aware that Implanon only lasts for 3 years. So if you have really had it in for 5 years it is no longer effective, and you had more chance of getting pregnant. If you really are not pregnant, and period 2 weeks late, there can be multiple reasons including stress, hormones being off, gaining or losing weight, too much soy, for instance. ...Read more

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What can cause death in late pregnancy?

What can cause death in late pregnancy?

Unknown: Unfortunately, in most instances the reason for a baby dying late in pregnancy at this time cannot be determined. What used to be the most prominent reason, intrauterine growth restriction from lack of oxygen and nutrients, these days is rarely a reason, because of the now widespread prenatal care available to moms-to-be with early detection of growth restriction. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed in late pregnancy?

Sometimes: Occasional spotting and light bleeding is common during pregnancy. Most of the time it does not indicate any particular problem. If you are concerned you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Jelly like discharge during late pregnancy?

Jelly like discharge during late pregnancy?

Mucous plug?: Many patients will describe their mucous plug as jelly like. Many times you will loose your before contractions start, but you can't predict labor based on it. ...Read more

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How can I sleep more comfortably in late pregnancy?

How can I sleep more comfortably in late pregnancy?

Sleep on side: It can be very difficult to find the right position, and it may change depending on the baby's position and activity. Many find it comfortable to be on the side with a pillow between the knees. Often with the knees drawn slightly up towards the chest. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it alright to watch/ listen to fireworks during late pregnancy ?

Yes: Imagine if you were in a swimming pool and there were fireworks in the sky above you. The decibel level wouldn't harmful in the least :-) have fun and hope you have a great delivery! ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more


Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Belly Pain (Definition)

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