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Why did I miss my period ?

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I have missed my period since october 21st 2007. I still havent gotten it... its not been 3 months..i took a home pregnancy test and it was negative...i waited a bit and went to the hospital and they took a blood test and that too turned out negative....is there a possility i could still be pregnant and its just no showing up? or what else could be causing me to miss my period? and does ur egg still drop say on my second month or third month of not having my period?


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replied February 20th, 2008
Pregnancy Answer A3691
A mome pregnancy test can sometimes show a false negative but blood pregnancy tests are 100% on target so you are probably not pregnant. According to your age (late teens), lack of menstruation could be due to the presence of a functional ovarian cyst. Functional ovarian cysts usually originate from an ovarian follicle or yellow body. Functional cysts are hormonally active which means that they can produce hormones. The hormones produced by the cyst, in turn, prevent the expulsion of the egg-cell also known as ovulation. The same hormones also act on the endometrium and delay the menstrual period as long as the cyst is active. Functional ovarian cysts are usually active for a couple of months. Ovarian cysts (including functional) can be seen and confirmed with an ultrasound scan. If your period is late for more than 3-4 months you can consult a gynecologist for advice and a more precise diagnosis.


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