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I have tightness in my lower abdomen/pelvic region and frequent urination. I have a missed period but negative home pregnancy test. Any ideas?

I have tightness in my lower abdomen/pelvic region and frequent urination. I have a missed period but negative home pregnancy test. Any ideas?

Couple ideas: When a woman has tightness in the lower abdomen, frequent urination and misses a period but a negative pregnancy test there are several possibilities. One is pregnancy, so repeating a pregnancy test after a week would check that. Also it could be an infection in the bladder, or possibly an enlargement of the uterus or ovaries - all of which need an exam to check out. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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Is it possible to have a missed period and a negative home pregnancy test ? What can be wrong ?

Is it possible to have a missed period and a negative home pregnancy test ? What can be wrong ?

Non ovulation : If you don't ovulate in a given month or have other hormonal imbalance you may miss a period in a given month. If you miss another cycle call your doctor. ...Read more

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Last period 28-29 April. Unprotected sex with hubby just when finished. Miss period now (2-3 late). Negative home pregnancy test. Sore breasts. ?

Last period 28-29 April. Unprotected sex with hubby just when finished. Miss period now (2-3 late). Negative home pregnancy test. Sore breasts. ?

Re do test: You may wish to re do the test in 3-4 days if you do not get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more

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Missed period for 2 months, had brownish/pinkish discharge for 4-5 days, had 3 negative home pregnancy test, am confused, what's happening to me?

Missed period for 2 months, had brownish/pinkish discharge for 4-5 days, had 3 negative home pregnancy test, am confused, what's happening to 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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Off birthcontrol for 3 months after 2 years of use, missed period but light brown/red spotting and negative home pregnancy test. What is going on?

Off birthcontrol for 3 months after 2 years of use, missed period but light brown/red spotting and negative home pregnancy test. What is going on?

Usually ok: You've determined the most serious cause - pregnancy. Were your periods always regular before you took birth control? If you were irregular before, you are just going back to your "normal" pattern. If not, usually stress, either emotional or physical, is usually the culprit in making you miss a period. It will usually return to normal within a few months. ...Read more

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I took a home pregnancy test and it came back positive after missed period took a second one that came back neg. Help?

I took a home pregnancy test and it came back positive after missed period took a second one that came back neg. Help?

Preg test: At your age of 48(am i correct?), the hormone lh , is likely elevated in your body due to being peri menopausal.This hormone cross reacts with beta hcg(the prgnancy hormone). See your gyn for confirmation of this. ...Read more

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Im two days late and have a white thick diacharge? I took a home pregnancy test a few days before my missed period but it was negative.

Im two days late and have a white thick diacharge? I took a home pregnancy test a few days before my missed period but it was negative.

Repeat HPT: Repeat the home pregnancy test or have blood drawn to determine if you are pregnant. The thick white discharge could very well be a yeast infection. Have your doc or a gyn check it out and determine if it needs to be treated. Good Luck ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more