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Im 4 days late on my period going on 5 days. I havent had signs or symptoms like i usually do before i start. Me and my husband were having intercourse tho. and he had to stop because my stomache was hurting bad that i thought i was going to throw up. It also tends to hurt from time to time like as if somebodys applying pressure on my stomache is thier a possible chance that i could be pregnant?


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replied July 7th, 2010
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A13950
Hi,
Welcome to the forum. I am really glad to help you out. As you had unprotected sexual intercourse and you have missed your periods, there’s a likely possibility of pregnancy. I would suggest you to get your serum HCG levels estimated since this is more specific than urine for pregnancy tests & it gets elevated in blood much early (around 10 days after the implantation of the zygote, formed by the union of an egg and a sperm).

The urine pregnancy test is usually done around 1 week after the missed periods. The HCG (it is a hormone) levels rise only in pregnancy and its presence will confirm the status of your pregnancy. If the pregnancy test is negative, then other causes of such irregularity in periods needs 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.

An ultrasound of the pelvis will not only help in ruling out pregnancy but will also facilitate in looking for other causes of delayed periods like PCOD, endometriosis etc.Please do consult an obstetrician also for the same. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
2. My period is late.. The last time it came is on 5 June and till now it has not arrive y


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