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pregnancy delaying my period or is it going off pill?

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Hi,
Im 20 years old and stopped taking the pill (Juliet) in July 2011 because my partner and i decided to start trying for a baby. I had a withdrawl bleed for 5 days and now it has been 37 days since my last period. It is now Septemeber.
I was on the pill for 3 years.
I have been trying to get pregnant from the minute i went off the pil and now i don't know if pregnancy is delaying my period or if it is just going off the pill.
I have been experiencing A LOT of clear/watery discharge for a couple of days each month.. which i was told recently that it is my body ovulating???
I have taken 4 pregancy tests. one this morning, which i swear i saw two lines on, though it may all be in my mind since my husband couldnt see anything :(
I was under quite a lot of stress (which i know can delay a period) when going off the pill due to my grandmother becoming sick and then dying, but if it is stress, can it really delay my period for this long???
Please help, i want a baby so badly!!


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replied September 5th, 2011
Am I Pregnant Answer A26539
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The delay in periods/absent periods could be due to post-pill-amenorrhea, or pregnancy, or stress etc. The exact cause for the absent periods can only be made out after careful and thorough evaluation done by your gynecologist/obstetrician. Consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician for further evaluation and assistance. Urine pregnancy test kits usually start showing positive results after about 20 days post-conception (roughly corresponding to about a week after your missed periods) and sometimes they can even keep showing false negative results during early pregnancy. If pregnancy is suspected, look out for development of any other new symptoms, and go ahead with getting thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. If pregnancy gets ruled out, further investigations would be required to look for hormonal derangements, ovarian problems, post-pill-amenorrhea, etc. Treatment as appropriate would be started (based on examination and evaluation results) to help you get pregnant.
Take care.



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