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2 Negative Pregnancy Tests, 2(starting 3) Missed Periods?

I've been with my boyfriend for almost four months. If memory serves right, I've missed 2 periods, and am supposed to be starting it within the next couple days. I just turned 18 and am on birth control (one that gives you a week off it) and have been for several years. My breasts are sore, but I don't think my nipples have darkened any--if I've noticed it at all it's because it was mentioned to me, not because they are noticeably darker. I have been having very minor lower back aches, but I also have had back problems since the 4th grade, only it was in the upper region. I've been diagnosed with type II bipolar disorder, so mood swings, irritability, and excessive crying are not abnormal. I have noticed that my depression has NOTICEABLY increased, but I'm thinking it could be because my boyfriend causes a lot of stress, or because I'm taking a new med. I am tired almost all the time, but doesn't that go along with depression? I'm very scared, and my job doesn't allow me to know what my schedule looks like in the next week to come, so it's hard to make an appointment. I DID take the pregnancy tests a week apart, and it was after my second missed period, but it was later in the day... Please help? I'm definitely going in to Planned Parenthood next week, but for right now I need some advice.
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replied June 1st, 2011
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum

Missed periods consecutively can be due to various reasons as pregnancy,ovarian cysts,PID,thyroid disorders etc.If you have been taking the birth pills regularly then chances of pregnancy are rare.You require a pelvic examination and investigations as USG scan to rule out the exact cause.
Consider visiting a Gynaecologist for evaluation.

Take Care!


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