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Should pregnancy tests be able to detect hGc 40 days after sex & 23 days after missed period? Gotten 4 negatives, still no period

Should pregnancy tests be able to detect hGc 40 days after sex & 23 days after missed period? Gotten 4 negatives, still no period

Pregnant?: Pregnancy tests are quite sensitive. They can detect pregnancy within a few days of the missed period. Check the expiration date and directions on your test. If the test is has not expired and the control windows responded correctly, you can trust the test. At this time, your missed period is not due to pregnancy. ...Read more

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Period have gotten light over he past 5 months only lasting 3 days. Only pink discharge when I wipe.

Period have gotten light over he past 5 months only lasting 3 days. Only pink discharge when I wipe.

That is normal: That is a perfectly normal period and is not a cause for concern. Cycles will change over time, sometimes better, sometimes worse. If you happen to be on the birth control pill, lighter periods are common and expected. ...Read more

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My period has gotten heavier and longer these past couple of months. Is there anything I can do to control it more?

My period has gotten heavier and longer these past couple of months. Is there anything I can do to control it more?

Check thyroid!: One of the more common causes of excessive heavy menses is hypothyroidism. But this is quite treatable and important to detect for other reasons. Afterwards, a uterine ultrasound and an ob/gyn visit may be necessary! ...Read more

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My period has gotten shorter and lighter. Why does that happen?

My period has gotten shorter and lighter. Why does that happen?

Likely normal: The nature of bleeding may change with age, general health and nutrition. Please see this site for information on this topic
http://women. Webmd. Com/tc/missed-or-irregular-periods-topic-overview. ...Read more

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Still 20's: over years gradually period has gotten more regular but lighter & shorter. Now lasts 2 days and super light! Why?! no meds, never pregnant

Still 20's: over years gradually period has gotten more regular but lighter & shorter. Now lasts 2 days and super light! Why?! no meds, never pregnant

Regular?: If your periods come in a predictable pattern every 21-35 days then this is normal. Short light periods are a good thing not a bad thing. ...Read more

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I take Necon 1/35. been on it for almost a month and a half. My period has gotten very heavy and has been going on for 11 days why? This is scary.

I take Necon 1/35. been on it for almost a month and a half. My period has gotten very heavy and has been going on for 11 days why? This is scary.

Many women who start: Oral contraceptives may have highly irregular periods for a while, including heavy periods. Please do not worry--call your pcp or the clinic who prescribed your contraceptive for follow-up. ...Read more

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Why is it that my period has gotten worse since I've gotten the mirena (levonorgestrel). Plus, I be confined to the bed when its on.

Why is it that my period has gotten worse since I've gotten the mirena (levonorgestrel). Plus, I be confined to the bed when its on.

Might not be good: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is not for everybody. Cramps are very frequent. Consider oral contraceptives that are great for cramps. If three little bunnies is enough, conisder a tubal ligation. ...Read more

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Gotten period on the first to the fourth as normal then on the fifteen an today bleeding again is this normal?

Gotten period on the first to the fourth as normal then on the fifteen an today bleeding again is this normal?

Not really, but....: Irregular periods are very common - officially not 'normal' but very common. Stress, weight loss/gain, pregnancy, beginning menopause, and many other factors can lead to irregular periods. If your periods become regular again next month, then it's fine - if you continue to bleed/spot every week or so, you should go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Last mnth I shld hav gotten period twice bt onl GT it once in the beginning bt NT the end. June 13th I GT light pink spottin by 14 it was gn. I'm I p?

Last mnth I shld hav gotten period twice bt onl GT it once in the beginning bt NT the end. June 13th I GT light pink spottin by 14 it was gn. I'm I p?

Am I pregnant?: There is no way to answer your question. The missing information is were you sexual during your fertile days? Have you done a pregnancy test yet? If not, why? If you are two weeks late for your period it is very much past time to get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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First time using BC but was told to wait until I get my period to start. I want to start tomorrow but still haven't gotten period. What will happen?

First time using BC but was told to wait until I get my period to start. I want to start tomorrow but still haven't gotten period. What will happen?

Nothing: It will just reset your cycle and you may have some irregular bleeding. Make sure to use condoms the first month that you are on the pill. Sometimes you want to wait until your period comes to make sure you are not pregnant when starting the pill. Take care! ...Read more

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After taking the morning after pill and gotten period. Does your cycle go back to normal?

After taking the morning after pill and gotten period. Does your cycle go back to normal?

Usually: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Had brown discharge yesterday night (It's a bit early for my Period) since yesterday I have not gotten period or anymore discharge.

Had brown discharge yesterday night (It's a bit early for my Period) since yesterday I have not gotten period or anymore discharge.

Vaginal discharge: This is more likely physiological vaginal discharge. If if it continues, a few things to consider, pregnancy and related problems, STD, bacterial vaginosis. For now, I would not worry about it and carry on with your life. ...Read more

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I took nuvaring out 13 days ago and haven't gotten period and it's not normal but have a lot of pregnancy symptoms, can I be pregnant?

I took nuvaring out 13 days ago and haven't gotten period and it's not normal but have a lot of pregnancy symptoms, can I be pregnant?

Yes: The NuvaRing hormones have already cleared your system in the 13 days so depending on where you are in your cycle, you could be pregnant. Buy a pregnancy kit and test yourself, but know that it may be to soon for a urine pregnancy test to come back positive. A blood test will be able to tell you if you are pregnant, even in the early weeks. ...Read more

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Haven't gotten period for 4 months. This happens a lot but I'm not pregnant it comes and then disappears sometimes. Why? Could sex had done this??

Haven't gotten period for 4 months. This happens a lot but I'm not pregnant it comes and then disappears sometimes. Why? Could sex had done this??

Age: You are 16 and your hormones are not yet fully developed, nor have they reached their proper levels. If you are having sexual intercourse, it is time to see your GYN for a female exam and get on BC pills. In the meantime use condoms and spermicidal foam or jelly. Always protect yourself and get tested for pregnancy and infection. ...Read more

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Took Plan B, had clear discharge 2 weeks after lasted a week and experienced dark brown discharge 4 days, supposed to have gotten period 3 days ago.

Took Plan B, had clear discharge 2 weeks after lasted a week and experienced dark brown discharge 4 days, supposed to have gotten period 3 days ago.

Not typical: This could represent a normal reaction to the Plan B, but also could represent either an ectopic or intrauterine pregnancy. I would recommend that you see your physician who will likely perform testing and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I haven't gotten period im 2weeks. But im on birth control n taking a antbiotics related?

I haven't gotten period im 2weeks. But im on birth control n taking a antbiotics related?

Could be: Many antibiotics can decrease the effect of birth control pills. If you are sexually active and your period is late, it is time to see your doctor for a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Just stopped birth control. Had protected sex once since then, haven't gotten period (2 days late). Is this normal after stopping the pill?

Just stopped birth control. Had protected sex once since then, haven't gotten period (2 days late). Is this normal after stopping the pill?

Yes: When a woman stops birth control pills it is common for the first period to come in 4-6 weeks, so for your period to be 2 days late so far is not a problem. ...Read more

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Stop taking birth control on march 26 2017 got my last period march 30 to april 3 did a preg test apr 26 negative but have not gotten period y? help

Stop taking birth control on march 26 2017 got my last period march 30 to april 3 did a preg test apr 26 negative but have not gotten period y? help

Missed cycle: After finishing the pill, ovulation may take a little longer than usual. Give it another 2 weeks before seeing your gyn. Have a preconception visit. She may give you some progestin to bring down a cycle. ...Read more

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A week late from my period. Doctor recommended norethisterone, took it for 3 days and stopped taking two days back, still haven't gotten period, why?

A week late from my period. Doctor recommended norethisterone, took it for 3 days and stopped taking two days back, still haven't gotten period, why?

Takes awhile: It can take up to a week to 10 days for a withdrawal bleed to occur. Of course your doctor must have tested for pregnancy before prescribing the norethisterone. If your period still hasn't started by next week, get back to your doctor for more testing. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex while I was fertile on 4/20. Took plan b 3 hours later. Within a week I was spotting. Still haven't gotten period. Should I worry?

Had unprotected sex while I was fertile on 4/20. Took plan b 3 hours later. Within a week I was spotting. Still haven't gotten period. Should I worry?

Spotting is common: Spotting is commOn side effect of plan B.if you missed your period do a home pregnancy test
Plan B is effective only 89% of time if taken within 72 hours ...Read more

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Taking orth tricyclen lo since july w/ no issue but the last 2 months I haven’t gotten a period. I have gotten cramping but no bleeding at all there i?

Taking orth tricyclen lo since july w/ no issue but the last 2 months I haven’t gotten a period. I have gotten cramping but no bleeding at all there i?

Anovulation: It sounds as if you've experienced an anovulatory cycle. These are cycles in which the ovary failes to release the egg. This disrupts normal hormonal levels. ...Read more

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