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Three day late period brownish and pinkish discharge negative pregnancy test (bought the $1 ones)?

Three day late period brownish and pinkish discharge negative pregnancy test (bought the $1 ones)?

Not sure: You might want to try a different test if you are not sure. The other option would we to see your MD and check a blood test. It may just be that you had a delay in ovulation, and that you period may come a little later than usual. If you haven't started in a week and you test is negative, you may want to check with your MD. ...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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My period is late 2 months pregnancy test said negative could I still be pregnant?

My period is late 2 months pregnancy test said negative could I still be pregnant?

Highly unlikely: If correctly performed a pregnancy test coming back negative, when there is actually a pregnancy, is highly unlikely. Anything is possible in medicine, though - so you could back up the test with a blood test and/or a transvaginal ultrasound, which 8 weeks into a pregnancy should demonstrate a pregnancy in the uterus. ...Read more

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I had an abortion 3 months ago. Trying to get pregnant again but my second period is late and pregnancy test is negative. What's wrong?

I had an abortion 3 months ago. Trying to get pregnant again but my second period is late and pregnancy test is negative. What's wrong?

See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Why would it be that my period is late and so far pregnancy test negative?

Why would it be that my period is late and so far pregnancy test negative?

Possible reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ 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 or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I had my tubes tied four years ago, my period is late 11 days. Pregnancy test came back negative but feel pregnant, breast are supper sore.

I had my tubes tied four years ago, my period is late 11 days. Pregnancy test came back negative but feel pregnant, breast are supper sore.

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's 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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Took plan bpill twice this month 1 around my period & 3 days b4 my period. I'm 5days late & my pregnancy test came out negative. Was my cycle altered?

Took plan bpill twice this month 1 around my period & 3 days b4 my period. I'm 5days late & my pregnancy test came out negative. Was my cycle altered?

Yes: Emergency contraceptive pills like Plan B can change the timing of one's period, and sometimes even the timing of the next period. One can repeat the urine pregnancy test if no period comes in another week. ...Read more

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My period is 17days late. Home pregnancy test are negative. Is there a chance that I can still be pregnant.

My period is 17days late. Home pregnancy test are negative. Is there a chance that I can still be pregnant.

Maybe: It may still be possible to be pregnant if ovulation was late. But if your periods have been very regular up until this point, it's more likely that you're just skipping an ovulation, perhaps from stress or something else. Run another test in about 1 wk. If it's still negative ; the cycle doesn't go back to normal next month, seek care to figure out why the skipping. There are many possibilities. ...Read more

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I need to figure out why my period is late & pregnancy test negative?

I need to figure out why my period is late & pregnancy test negative?

Late/absent ovulatio: Either you did not ovulate or you ovulated late and the cycle is off because of it. ...Read more

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Now my period is late 5 days, I done pregnancy test and its negative, but stil I have crampy pain. Please help me what I do next step, am pregnt???

Now my period is late 5 days, I done pregnancy test and its negative, but stil I have crampy pain. Please help me what I do next step, am pregnt???

Can repeat HPT in a: Week. Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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My period is late I took 3 pregnancy test and came out negative. I do cramp here and there and my nipples are tender. What does test negative

My period is late I took 3 pregnancy test and came out negative. I do cramp here and there and my nipples are tender. What does test negative

You: You should schedule an appointment with a gyn to have a history and physical exam as well as labwork. It may be your hormones are at abnormal levels or it may be another cause. (e.g. Pcos or thyroid or recent weight changes or medications or other). There is no way to find out unless you see your gyn. ...Read more

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My period is 14 days late. But pregnancy test is negative... what is the reason.?

My period is 14 days late. But pregnancy test is negative... what is the reason.?

See below: 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. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. Http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have alll the symptoms of being pregnant my period is 15 days late but pregnancy test is negative did one 2 days ago Should I do another test?

I have alll the symptoms of being pregnant my period is 15 days late but pregnancy test is negative did one 2 days ago Should I do another test?

Repeat test: The pregnancy test is accurate even before a missed cycle. However if you have irregular cycles you may have conceived later. The other possibilities are medications disease. So seek medical advice. ...Read more

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I took around 10 morning after pills within the last 2 months and I haven't had my period. My last period was in late Sept. Pregnancy test is negative?

I took around 10 morning after pills within the last 2 months and I haven't had my period. My last period was in late Sept. Pregnancy test is negative?

Morning after pills: These are very strong hormonal blasts to your system. Cannot imagine why you were advised to take so many but your body must be in hormonal chaos. Please see you GYN ...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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My period is two months late but pregnancy test is still negative. Have been getting strong positive OPK for a month. Have symptoms should I get an us?

My period is two months late but pregnancy test is still negative. Have been getting strong positive OPK for a month. Have symptoms should I get an us?

PCOS: An opk should only be positive for 1-2 days so the kit is incorrect. It means you have naturally high lh levels. Combined with the missed periods means most likely you have a disroder called polycystic ovarian syndrome. The opk kits will most likely never work for you so you can save some money. But an evaluation by your obgyn is important. ...Read more

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My period was 9 days late but pregnancy test was negative. Could I still be pregnant?

My period was 9 days late but pregnancy test was negative. Could I still be pregnant?

Possible: Wait another week or so and check again using the first urine in the morning. You could also just be having a late period so time shall tell ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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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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