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11 days late on my period and all the pregnancy test neg

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Hi november 23 i had light pink orangish bleeding but only when i would wipe. It went on for half a day and then started again the next day it then ended the 24th. I was supposed to start my period the 30th of nov but never did? I did however have cramps . And still do every now and then. I am now 11 days late on my period and all the pregnancy test come out negative?? Can someone please tell me whats wrong??

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replied December 14th, 2015
Am I Pregnant Answer A55264
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

FYI, Pregnancy can occur, only when ejaculation occurs within the vagina, and when the woman is within the fertile period of your cycle. This period is from day 12 to day 16 of a 28 day menstrual cycle.

In addition, Pregnancy can occur, only when ejaculation occurs within the vagina. Normally during sex, when ejaculation occurs inside the vagina, about 3 ml of semen (with upto 60 million sperms per ml) is deposited inside the vagina, and most of it is ejected (pushed deep) into the uterus, through the cervix. But only thousands of capacitated sperms enter the fallopian tube and only 300-500 reach the ovum, and only one of those sperms can fertilize the ovum.

Dry humping (sexual foreplay with cloths on), Genital rubbing or Mutual masturbation - including vaginal fingering , hugging or foreplay without involving vaginal penetration & ejaculation does not result in pregnancy.

If your previous cycles were regular and without any variation, and the current bleeding change has occurred for the first time, then it is likely that stress or anxiety could be the cause of her missed or delayed cycles. Fear and stress of anxiety about pregnancy or guilt about having intercourse can also be contributing factors.

Stress certainly plays a role in suppressing the functioning of the hypothalamus, which controls the pituitary gland — the body's master gland — which, in turn, controls the thyroid and adrenal glands and the ovaries; they all work together to manage hormones. Any change in the hormonal equilibrium can hence affect the menstrual cycle.

Take proper rest and relax yourself. Stress can induce hormonal changes in the body. Destressing with having proper sleep, healthy balanced diet, meditation, practicing deep breathing exercises (yoga, etc) can be helpful and will keep your menstrual cycles regular. In most women who have such issues, it is likely that their cycles will become regular again in due time.

But if the cycles are persistently irregular, then other causes which cause hormonal imbalances (Eg Dysfunctional uterine bleeding, ovarian cysts and hypothyroidism) need to be ruled out. In such situations, it would be recommended for you to consult a OBGYN doctor, who can examine you and order a few tests (blood tests & ultrasound) which might allow specific diagnosis and proper treatment.

If you think you might be pregnant, a urine pregnancy test can be done and it will provide proper confirmation.

I hope this helps.

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