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I am two days late for my period my last period was on the 1st of feb 12, now i haven't come on i had unprotected sex on the 16th which i now no to be the time i was ovulating, since the 20th i have been experiencing cramps like period cramps no period and a bit hot, now i am getting what i thought was my period today, white discharge are these symptoms? Also i seem to be in more pain when laying down and pain in ovaries, slight throbbing pain? THANK YOU ANSWERS VERY WELCOME!!!!


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replied March 7th, 2012
Am I Pregnant Answer A32506
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

If you are late for your periods, have cramping, then yes, there is a possibility that you are pregnant. Take a pregnancy test and see. If negative, then take blood test for HCG estimation. A blood HCG estimation test would be more reliable. If the test is negative then you are not pregnant. If it is borderline, repeat after 48 hours to see if the levels are rising. Rising and doubling levels indicate pregnancy.

If this too is negative then other causes of delayed or missed periods will have to be looked at such as ectopics (can give negative urine/HCG tests), stress whether emotional or physical, hypothyroidism, polycystic disease of the ovary, pituitary tumors secreting prolactin, anemia and poor diet, hormonal imbalance, unexplained or sudden weight gain or weight loss. You will need to consult a gynecologist for this. Hope this helps. Take care!



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