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Period is 3 weeks late, neg hpt, slight increase in fatigue and lower back pain/stuffness. Could these be early signs of pregnancy?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: If you have taken a

Pregnancy test that is (-) 3 weeks out, then you are not likely to be pregnant.
Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or >.

In brief: If you have taken a

Pregnancy test that is (-) 3 weeks out, then you are not likely to be pregnant.
Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or >.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
medical problems (i.e., Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy.
Dr. Merrill Reuter
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely

Should eat well and keep hydrated.
Avoid medication and retry hpt in a week. If no result, may need to see you doctor for additional tests.

In brief: Absolutely

Should eat well and keep hydrated.
Avoid medication and retry hpt in a week. If no result, may need to see you doctor for additional tests.
Dr. Merrill Reuter
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