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I'm bloated on my left side with late period and constipation. I was constipated 1 week before my missed period. What could be going on??

I'm bloated on my left side with late period and constipation. I was constipated 1 week before my missed period. What could be going on??

Pregnant? : Check a pregnancy test. If not treat the constipation which is very common in the late teens. Try miralax or natural calm but be diligent with it not hit or miss! ...Read more

Dr. Mary David
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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

When you get pregnant, rising hormone levels prevent you from shedding the uterine lining at the time you'd expect to have your period. You can also miss your period if you're not pregnant. Other possible causes of amenorrhea include: weight gain or loss, hormonal problems, tension, stress, breastfeeding, and discontinuing birth control pills ...Read more


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What leads to constipation and late period, together?

What leads to constipation and late period, together?

I would consider: pregnancy test at least 1 week after your late period, if your period never came. If negative, test again in 1 week. The longer you wait the more sensitive the pregnancy test becomes. If you start having a regular period then it's unlikely that you are pregnant. Otherwise you may be pregnant until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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I have pregnancy symptoms e.G constipation , food tasting like garbage, bad feelings, 2 mnts late period, doc urine test says negative can it b wrong?

I have pregnancy symptoms e.G constipation , food tasting like garbage, bad feelings, 2 mnts late period, doc urine test says negative can it b wrong?

Probably not: Modern pregnancy tests are quite good though they are tilted a little bit to be false negative (which is your question). It might come back negative even if you are pregnant if you are very early, if you are testing a very dilute urine sample (if you drink a lot of water for instance), or if the pregnancy is not normal and the levels are not rising or even falling. ...Read more

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I have nausea that is only controlled by eating. I also have constipation and a late period. Could these be connected?

I have nausea that is only controlled by eating. I also have constipation and a late period. Could these be connected?

Pregnant?: These would all definitely be possible signs of pregnancy. First off, take a home pregnancy test to see. That would be most common thing to link all your symptoms. If test negative, then need to look for another source of nausea. Constipation can be due to dehydration, not drinking enough, so make sure you drink until you pee is clear colored. ...Read more

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What are the earliest symptoms of pregnancy along wid missed or late period ?

What are the earliest symptoms of pregnancy along wid missed or late period ?

Some small changes: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feels less energetic), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness/swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and cravings . . . Could be pregnant. Symptoms can occur before missing a period. She can do a urine pregnancy test 1 week after missing her period, to see if she will have a baby. ...Read more

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Whats usually the first sign of pregnancy other than missed/late period?

Whats usually the first sign of pregnancy other than missed/late period?

Need PT to dx.: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling & tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings,^ gas, insomnia, gagging & yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...Read more

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What causes bloating and late period, other than pregnancy?

What causes bloating and late period, other than pregnancy?

Bloating - fluid : Retention & constipation. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body wt, obesity, marked wt ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have a late period, and recently i've been exhausted, bloated, and have back pains. Today i woke up to a light brown discharge. What does this mean?

I have a late period, and recently i've been exhausted, bloated, and have back pains. Today i woke up to a light brown discharge. What does this mean?

First you need: To rule out pregnancy by a upt. Once you do this get back. It could be irregular ovulation, constipation, moos or stress problem but need to see about pregnancy if having unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more