wow really can it be
im 38 mother of 5 yes 5 ive been experiencing signs of pregnancy the aches pains cravings all of them but my tubes have been tied now for 11 yrs.ive taken home test they say neg 6 in total missed or short periods im living in hell with the unknown can i be and if so how ssafe is it since my tubes are tied?????
Welcome to the forum and I am really glad to help you out.
Although, the urine for pregnancy test is negative, Iâll still suggest getting the serum pregnancy test done.
The serum beta HCG test is a much more sensitive test compared to the urine test. An ultrasound of the uterus can also be done for confirming the presence of a gestation sac.
If these tests are negative, then pregnancy is virtually ruled out.
The delayed periods 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.
I sincerely hope this information helps. Take care.
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