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My gf has irregular periods and pregnancy symptoms tests are all negative even after 3 tests she has taken any suggestions?

My gf has irregular periods and pregnancy symptoms tests are all negative even after 3 tests she has taken any suggestions?

Maybe just her: Most people have regular 28 day periods, but some folks just don't follow the rules and periods may be irregular for a number of reasons, including stress, weight, illness, medications, etc. For some, the only regularity is irregularity. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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How early can I take a pregnancy test if I have irregular periods?

How early can I take a pregnancy test if I have irregular periods?

~2 wks aftr fertiliz: A home pregnancy test will generally be + approx 2 wks after fertilization, or about the time that a period would be expected if cycles are regular. If they are irregular, this still applies. Ovulation occurs about 14 d before an expected period--so if your cycle varies from 24 to 35 days, ovulation might be as early as cycle day 10 (10+14=24d), or as late as cycle day 21 (21+14 =35d). ...Read more

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Irregular periods, trying to get pregnant. When should I take a pregnancy test?

Irregular periods, trying to get pregnant. When should I take a pregnancy test?

Any time: With irregular periods it is difficult to predict when ovulation would happen. The pregnancy test would be positive about 10 days after conception (or ovulation). However, you can do a pregnancy test any time. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to take a pregnancy test if I have irregular periods?

How long do I have to wait to take a pregnancy test if I have irregular periods?

Most women wait: 14 days after they ovulated (when they would normally expect a period). An early home pregnancy test can detect pregnancy slightly earlier. Take care. ...Read more

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Is 21 days enought time to take a pregnancy test after unprotectrd sex? I have very irregular periods so can't go by that?

Is 21 days enought time to take a pregnancy test after unprotectrd sex? I have very irregular periods so can't go by that?

Yes: But usually, it is more prudent to wait until you miss your period, as if your period comes, than you would not be pregnant. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods, what can I do to improve them. I'm trying for pregnancy for several years but it is not working out.

I have irregular periods, what can I do to improve them. I'm trying for pregnancy for several years but it is not working out.

Visit gynecologist: There are a lot of reasons for irregular periods and inability to conceive ie such as fibroids / PCOS. Would visit a gynecologist first for initial evaluation ...Read more

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Irregular periods been taking fertility pills. 23days late and having symptoms of pregnancy but negative test what should I do?

Irregular periods been taking fertility pills. 23days late and having symptoms of pregnancy but negative test what should I do?

Pregnancy: First get a blood HCG test to make sure you are not pregnant. If not pregnant you will need to see your fertility doctor to reinitiate the "pills" - perhaps at a different dosage. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods (ranging 12-38 days in between periods). When can I take a pregnancy test and expect accurate results?

I have irregular periods (ranging 12-38 days in between periods). When can I take a pregnancy test and expect accurate results?

About 40 days: Home pregnancy test should be done 4-5 days after a missed period. However, given the wide range of your cycle, it would be okay to test 40 days after the last period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...Read more

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Tested positive for pregnancy. I have irregular periods but last night I wiped myself and had a light pink blood. Should I be concerned?

Tested positive for pregnancy. I have irregular periods but last night I wiped myself and had a light pink blood. Should I be concerned?

Needs evaluation: Bleeding during pregnancy may be common but it is not normal and should always be evaluated by your doctor. It is important to verify that you have a viable pregnancy located inside of the uterus. ...Read more

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I 25F married. I have all pregnancy symptoms but tests show I am not. I have irregular periods. Kindly help me to conclude what problem I have?

I 25F married. I have all pregnancy symptoms but tests show I am not. I have irregular periods. Kindly help me to conclude what problem I have?

NO- need GYN exam: You need a full GYN exam to include a pelvic exam, ultrasounds and blood testing of female hormones, thyroid function and blood sugar/HbA1c levels for starters. Cannot be diagnosed online. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods but never normally this long, I'm 8 and a half weeks late and have done 2 pregnancy tests which have both been negative?

I have irregular periods but never normally this long, I'm 8 and a half weeks late and have done 2 pregnancy tests which have both been negative?

Needs evaluated: Urine pregnancy tests while quite accurate depend on the particular hormone being in the urine. This in turns depends on the level of hormone in the blood [varies person-person and length of gestation] and how the kidneys are functioning. Many pregnant women have neg urine for as long as two months. A blood pregnancy test is completely reliable. Perhaps pregnancy needs ruled out. ...Read more

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I had bought a cheap pregnancy test and I took it two times both came out positive. But I also read about irregular periods so, what should I do?

I had bought a cheap pregnancy test and I took it two times both came out positive. But I also read about irregular periods so, what should I do?

Serum Pregnancy test: You have had two pregnancy test that were positive. The cost of them is likely irrelevant and I would assume they were marketed with some degree of quality control at any price. I suggest that you make an appointment with your primary care provider for a serum pregnancy test which produce very reliable results. ...Read more

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If I have very irregular periods, when should I take a pregnancy test and be accurate? Some say it took them more than 8 weeks to know if they r preg!

About a month: After your last period. The ideal time to do a pregnancy test is 4-5 days after a missed period. However, as you have irregular periods, a practical strategy may be do the test about a month after the last period and if you still do not get your period a week later, you may repeat the test. ...Read more

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I have very irregular periods and don't know when I'm supposed to get it, I took a pregnancy test and it was positive can it b cause I took test late?

I have very irregular periods and don't know when I'm supposed to get it, I took a pregnancy test and it was positive can it b cause I took test late?

Well, it's really: Postive because sperm met up with an egg after unprotected intercourse. Get on some Folic Acid or a birth control pill and make an appointment. Try upt again, maybe it was a false positive but that is unusual. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have severe irregular periods affect pregnancy?

It can make it: More challenging to determine when you are ovulating - and when best to have intercourse. ...Read more

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I feel pregnant with symptoms & irregular periods and unclear pregnancy results results, why could this be?

Hormonal changes: As your hormones change with your cycles, your mood and your symptoms will change.
If you are sexually active make sure to practice safe sex and have plan with your physician or your GYN for birth control.
Your irregular period would indicate that your hormones are not balanced.
Your doctor can help you with that. ...Read more

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I keep on having irregular periods this is my second time, and I took two tests and came negative for pregnancy, what should I do?

Some choices: Irregular periods are quite common and usually don't reflect a problem in young women like you, but that doesn't help the anxiety that this creates. The birth control pill will regulate your periods while providing birth control. Long acting contraception like the implant (Implanon) or the IUD (e.g. Skyla) will not regulate your periods but will provide extremely effective birth control. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods, could that effect the results of a urine pregnancy test?

No: The urine pregnancy test is not affected by the pattern of your periods. It is just harder to know when the best time is to use it. ...Read more

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Its the 5th month I have been married. ..im getting irregular periods...no sign of pregnancy...please help me?

Its the 5th month I have been married. ..im getting irregular periods...no sign of pregnancy...please help me?

Irregular 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. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods and trying to get pregnant. For the past 5 days I have had some brown discharge, could this be pregnancy?

I have irregular periods and trying to get pregnant. For the past 5 days I have had some brown discharge, could this be pregnancy?

Yes: Sometimes brown discharge can be associated with pregnancy though it isn't a marker of pregnancy by any means. The best test of pregnancy is a positive home pregnancy test if you've missed your period definitely go and get a home pregnancy test as they are safe and accurate. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods, but it's been 7 weeks since last period. Negative results on 2 home pregnancy tests. Could I be pregnant?

I have irregular periods, but it's been 7 weeks since last period. Negative results on 2 home pregnancy tests. Could I be pregnant?

CONTRACEPTION?: YOU DO NOT GIVE ANY INDICATION OF ANY TYPE OF CONTRACEPTION BEING USED... OR MISSED PERIODS IN THE PAST THIS LONG. BLOOD TEST MORE SPECIFIC THAN URINE TEST IF YOU WANT TO KNOW FOR SURE. MANY OTHER BODY STRESSES CAN AFFECT MENSTRUATION...ACADEMICS AS IN FINALS, OR ATHLETICISM. ...Read more

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If my due date is December 31st 14, when most likely I conceived considering my irregular periods, period over pregnancy and all the errors margin?

If my due date is December 31st 14, when most likely I conceived considering my irregular periods, period over pregnancy and all the errors margin?

Online calculator: Use a reverse due date calculator for free online and this will be easy for you to find out. Simply type in your due date and the conception date will be calculated for you. To determine margin of error more information is needed. Your doctor can look at the gestational age of your first sonogram and tell you the gestational age. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods and have been bleeding lightly for 9 days so far. I took one pregnancy test which was negative. Pregnant or something else?

Not sure: I suggest you call your doctor and be examined. You may need blood work to evaluate why your periods are irregular. Also a blood pregnancy test could be taken to confirm. ...Read more

Dr. Liesa Harte
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Irregular Menstrual Periods (Definition)

Average women will have a period every 24-34 days. If you do not have a period within this range, you would be considered to have ...Read more


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Irregular Periods (Definition)

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