I am a week late on my period. I have not have sex, but about three weeks ago I had a heavy make out session that included dry humping (all with clothes on). I have very sore breasts and a little naseua, and I have slight pains in my ovaries. I thought it was signs of PMSk, but then got a little nervous when I had no period. So I took a pregnancy test when I was late 4 days, one the next day and then waited and took one yesterday morning first thing. All were negative. Could I be pregnant? What should my next step be if I have no period and symptoms continue?
Home pregnancy test are reliable methods for confirming pregnancy status. If your test was negative, you are most likely not pregnant. A missed period is the first sign of pregnancy, but is not a proof-positive sign. Only a pregnancy test and a vaginal ultrasound remain the relevant diagnostic tools for detecting early pregnancy. Your period can be delayed due to a hormonally active ovarian cyst (fairly common). In this case, abnormal growth of a follicle (instead of ovulation) can develop a follicular cyst. This cyst produces estrogen that stimulates the endometrium and delays menstruation. If your period doesnât come in 2 weeks, you can go to a gynecologist to identify the cause for lack of menstruation.
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