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6 days late and negative?

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am i just being silly, im 36 have very regular periods am now6 days late and negative test which is very unusual, feeling some symtoms but dont know if because i am getting my period late?

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replied November 28th, 2011
Am I Pregnant Answer A28968
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Delayed periods can be due to various reasons. Wait and watch for your periods. If they do not start within 10 days of expected period dates (sometimes they can be delayed by 5-10 days due to stress), or if you suspect pregnancy chances, or if you develop any new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy, or if you get abnormal periods, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Look out for development of any other new symptoms suggestive of early pregnancy.
If pregnancy gets ruled out, further evaluation would be needed to rule out menopausal onset and look for other underlying causes for your absent periods. Treatment as appropriate (based on the examination findings and investigation results) would be started to help you. Consider being in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating gynecologist and report any unusual/abnormal/new symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.

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