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Go for it: Fertility rate for women with pcos is reduced, however fertility specialists can help majority of women to get pregnant. Help varies from hormonal adjustment, to stimulation of ovaries with clomifene citrate (clomid), to injectable hormones. Other option for some couples is in vitro fertilization (ivf). Pcos women hive increased rate of miscarriage. Weight reduction must be addressed if overweight. ...Read more
How late?: You may take a blood test for HCG which more sensitive than a urine test and is generally positive one day after a missed period, if you are pregnant. Or you could repeat the test in 4-5 days, unless you 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. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Late term abortion: A late-term abortion often refers to an induced abortion procedure that occurs after the 20th week of gestation. The exact point when a pregnancy becomes late-term, however, is not clearly defined. Some sources define an abortion after 16 weeks as "late". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unsure: If you have a negative pregnancy test then it is not likely that you are pregnant, unless you have taken the pregnancy test too soon for it to change. It takes about ten days for the pregnancy test to turn positive after conception. If you are unsure then you can always repeat te test. ...Read more
No: In all normal pregnancies there is a cyst that develops in one ovary called the corpus luteum cyst. This cyst supports the early pregnancy and goes away on its own. Sometimes a "cyst" seen in or near the ovary does represent an ectopic pregnancy (most often in the fallopian tube". This is often accompanied by pain and bleeding. ...Read more
Hcg betas 14dpo-70 16dpo-106 18dpo-169. No bleeding/cramping. What are chances of blighted ovum? Ectopic? Chemical pregnancy? Viable pregnancy?
All possible: need to be followed to see what the next value is by your doctor (which is whom I assume is ordering these tests) ...Read more
Details?: If pt lost a fallopian tube due to ectopic may take sev months longer to conceive. Higher risk for ectopic after having an ectopic (on the order of ~ 20% risk of ectopic). Need to see your doctor as soon as pregnant and have hormone levels folowed for appropriate increase in levels, and to have sono done early looking for baby developing inside the uterus - or for any signs of another ectopic. ...Read more
Hormones: 3 weeks late means likely your hormones are unbalanced. If you've had unprotected sex, then of course you could be pregnant and the test isn't positive yet, but sounds like that's not the case. If period still absent after another 6 weeks, make dr. Appt to check thyroid, pituitary. In meantime, use protection unless you want to become pregnant. ...Read more
Missed periods: Missed periods can be caused by hormone issues, such as thyroid or prolactin abnormalities. They can also be caused by stress, by gaining or losing weight, by eating too much soy, or being overweight or underweight. I recommend my patients come in to get checked if they miss 2 or 3 periods and are not pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been feeling pains in my lower right abdomen for a week now.i took postinor2 after an unprotected sex.pregnancy test came back negative?
Dark spotting1 week after period ended, usually irregular periods being 3 w/s late.Tendor breasts, headache, fever+fatigue.Had unprotected sex.Pregnant?
Pregnancy test: Yes, you could be pregnant. Important to have a pregnancy test. You can bleed in the first trimester of pregnancy and still have a healthy baby. However, bleeding during pregnancy can also be a bad sign. If you are pregnant follow up with an OB doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer