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two weeks late. breasts are incredibly sensitive.

I am 42 years old. I am now 15 days late for my menstrual cycle. My cycle has always been a predictable occurrence. As well, my breasts are HIGHLY sensitive. This is very unusual for me. they are normally hardly sensitive at all- all the time. I have taken 2 pregnancy tests but they come up negative. I have two daughters- 20 and 13.
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replied December 30th, 2012
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment whether your delayed periods and symptom of sensitive breasts that you describe are due to pregnancy or due to other hormonal changes, probable menopausal onset without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation. If pregnancy is suspected, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). If pregnancy gets ruled out, further evaluation would be done to look for the exact underlying cause for the symptoms and the delayed periods that you describe. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and evaluation results) would be started to help you control the symptoms and regulate your periods. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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