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hi. i am 9 days late with my period. I have taken 3 home pregnancy tests and they all came out negative. 2 days ago, during intercourse, I bled. I figured my period has come. But it didn't. So i decided to get a blood test and it came out negative. I have no symptoms of being pregnant aside from the ocassional minor cramps. i am also taking ampicillin for my skin. i am just concerned on why my period hasnt come yet. I havent been this late in a long time. thanks.


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replied July 29th, 2010
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A14789
Hello,
Welcome to the forum and I am really glad to help you out.

Your concern is regarding the absence of periods or amenorrhea that you are having. Even if you had protected sexual intercourse, still pregnancy needs to be ruled out.

I would suggest you to get your serum HCG levels estimated again since this is more specific than urine for pregnancy tests.

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 gynecologist 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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