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3 days delayed and got spotting..am I pregnant?
Am I right that I am 3days delayed?
I am 28 days cycle of my period..I have my period last May 16 and according to the calendar my period will come on June 13 but it doesn't come..am i 3 days delayed?this morning, June 16 i got spotting..Am I pregnant?
I am trying so hard to get pregnant...Any advise?thanks so much...


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replied June 16th, 2010
Am I Pregnant Answer A13216
Hi,

Welcome to the forum. I am really glad to help you out. Your concern is regarding the absence/delay of periods or amenorrhea that you are having. I would suggest you to get your serum HCG levels estimated since this is a more sensitive test than the urine for pregnancy test. The HCG (it is a hormone) levels rise only in pregnancy and its presence will confirm the status of your pregnancy.

If pregnancy is ruled out, then other causes of delayed periods need to be looked into. It can happen because of hormonal imbalance, increased stress, eating disorder, increased smoking, alcohol or caffeine use and medical conditions like PCOS, fibroid, polyps and endometriosis. So my suggestion would be to consult a gynaecologist and get serum HCG levels done. Confirmation can be done by an ultrasound uterus. Not only it clears the status of pregnancy but also can help in diagnosing medical conditions causing delayed periods.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.



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