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Doctor insights on: False Pregnancy Delayed Menses

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How long does delayed menses associated with false pregnancy last?

How long does delayed menses associated with false pregnancy last?

Anovualtion: 'false pregnancy' has no exact or specific definition, so i can't give an exact answer. Simply being late on a period (if not pregnant) is nearly always because of not ovulating. If your periods are mostly regular you could wait for the next one, or can be evaluated by a gynecologist anytime. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Delayed menses for 3 days had protected sex.Shld i perform home pregnancy test or wait for some time.Can it be bco i had not done any sex this month.

Delayed menses for 3 days had protected sex.Shld i perform home pregnancy test or wait for some time.Can it be bco i had not done any sex this month.

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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2 missed periods and a positive pregnancy test what are the chance of it being false pregnancy?

2 missed periods and a positive pregnancy test what are the chance of it being false pregnancy?

VERY VERY LOW: Home pregnancy tests are highly accurate, couple with your missing periods x2, the chance of pregnancy is greater than 99% or false positive is less than 1%--so, take your pick. I would bet a nickle that you are pregnant and suggest you consult doc as soon as possible to start prenatal care, or if you not wanting to keep the pregnancy (you don't sound too excited). Good luck. ...Read more

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Can stress cause false pregnancy symptoms and missed periods?

Can stress cause false pregnancy symptoms and missed periods?

Irregular Menses: It is common for young women to miss periods, or have them come late, especially with excessive stress, weight loss, or exercise. If you did not ovulate (release an egg in the middle of your menstrual cycle) your period can be very light or not come at all. It may be heavier the following month. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have chymadia be treated for but it doesn't work? Does it cause late or missed periods? And could it cause a false + pregnancy test

Questions: I always suggest a test of cure. Even though chlamydia failure rates are rare, it is possible. Although most recurrences are due to one partner not taking the medication or having outside partners. It won't cause a false + pregnancy test or missed cycle. It may cause spotting. ...Read more

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What could be the cause delayed menses after starting birth control?

What could be the cause delayed menses after starting birth control?

Bcp: Estrogen and progetogen in the birth control pills can both delay the menses by changing the function of the ovaries and the lining of the uterus. If this is the first it happens, do a pegnancy test to be sure. ...Read more

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Wat would be the reason for delayed menses and when should I call gyn?

Wat would be the reason for delayed menses and when should I call gyn?

Delayed Menses: A persistent corpus luteal cyst on the ovary, continuing to make progesterone, or no ovulation that month, or pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes delayed menses and what is the longest it can be delayed?

What causes delayed menses and what is the longest it can be delayed?

Depends on situation: Primary menstrual delay occurs when puberty hasn't progressed to that point, often 2.5 yrs after breast buds.Early cycles can be quite irregular due to lack of ovulation with each cycle. After maturity, they can remain irregular due to polycystic ovaries or pregnancy. Lack of signs of puberty @ 13 or menses by 15 deserves a workup. Some pcos patients only cycle 2-3x/yr. ...Read more

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Delayed menses and i need a drug to make my my menses come early. Any ideas?

Delayed menses and i need a drug to make my my menses come early. Any ideas?

Check w/your doctor: You can wait until your menses occur or check w/your doctor. Is there any chance that you're pregnant? Usually medication isn't recommended for just a delay in one period. That's fairly common due to numerous physical and psychological factors. ...Read more

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Does sleeping late cause delayed menses?

Does sleeping late cause delayed menses?

Sleeping late in: The morning should not delay your period. ...Read more

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I have problem of delayed menses and bleed like little spot...from starting days ..how we can regulate period ?

I have problem of  delayed menses and bleed like little spot...from starting days ..how we can regulate period ?

Irergular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Birth control methods provide excellent cycle control. ...Read more

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Had pregnant test 2 days after delayed menses. It was negative. Can i depend on it?

Had pregnant test 2 days after delayed menses. It was negative. Can i depend on it?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Other than pregnancy, can stressing about a late period delay it? If so, what level of stress can cause it? Having a meltdown or just worrying daily?

Other than pregnancy, can stressing about a late period delay it? If so, what level of stress can cause it? Having a meltdown or just worrying daily?

Should not delay it: If you are trying to get pregnant, and aren't already, stress can play into delaying this. However, once conception happens, the pregnancy isn't delayed. So, it's important for you to get enough rest, be on a healthy diet, prenatal vitamin support if you want to be pregnant, and reduce your stress levels. Stress releases cortisol and other neurotransmitters, even when worrying that isn't good for mother or baby. ...Read more

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I had a chemical pregnancy last year. Since, my irregular periods are way more so. I get very strong PMS on time but days or weeks late period. Im 28.?

I had a chemical pregnancy last year. Since, my irregular periods are way more so. I get very strong PMS on time but days or weeks late period. Im 28.?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I am regular on my periods but this month i got 2 days late period. I am trying hard to get pregnent what is the reason for this delay if regular peri?

I am regular on my periods but this month i got 2 days late period. I am trying hard to get pregnent what is the reason for this delay if regular peri?

If >4 days late...: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… A visit to one’s Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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I performed two pregnancy test.Results were negative.But i still didn't get menses.Last mense date was 2nd feb.I have hyperthyroidism.Reason for delay?

I performed two pregnancy test.Results were negative.But i still didn't get menses.Last mense date was 2nd feb.I have hyperthyroidism.Reason for delay?

May be thyroid: Hyperthyroidism can definitely affect fertility, ovulation, and menses frequency, duration, and flow. But if you've had the hyperthyroidism since February, and still aren't having periods, it may be time to look a little deeper. I would hope that your hyperthyroidism would have been treated and showing some response to treatment in 5 months. If so, the periods should become more regular soon. ...Read more

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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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False Pregnancy (Definition)

If "false pregnancy" is the layman's term for pseudo pregnancy, than it means that a woman develops symptoms of pregnancy, while the pregnancy test is negative. These symptom can include morning sickness, nausea and vomiting, food intolerance, no menstrual period, weight gain, ...Read more