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I have currently passed 4 weeks with a missed period and I…

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Hi I have currently passed 4 weeks with a missed period and I am trying to determine if I am pregnant

Doctor's Assistant: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?

I have taken 5 at home tests and 1 blood test for pregnancy but they all seem to be negative and I have been pregnant before but had an abortion appox. 2 years ago. My periods are every 30 days. I have had some familiar pregnancy symptoms from the last time and I am convinced that I am pregnant I guess because I know my body.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I believe that is it.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Attached is my blood test.
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Richard Han
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Hello my name is***** am a board-certified physician with over 15 years of clinical experience and I am happy to help you. There are many different reasons to have late periods or even miss one all together for several cycles. From the blood test result you attached dated from last week, the results are definitive, 100% sure, you are not and cannot be pregnant. Can I help you with anything else today?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Hello Dr. Han,I am a little skeptical as I have never missed a period and my periods are never irregular. Is there anything else you can tell me?
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
In this case do you have any reccomendations for me to do to get further information on what is wrong?
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Well definitely noone knows your body better then you do but these pregnancy tests are usually very reliable and sensitive so having had repeated negative tests makes pregnancy highly unlikely.

Now coming over to other causes of delayed periods , you can experience this because of several different reasons e.g;

Stress

Weight fluctuation

Polycystic ovaries leading to hormones imbalance

Thyroid hormone imbalance

Early peri menopause.

So you probably need to rule out these causes with appropriate tests which must include ;

LH/ FSH / testosterone levels

Serum thyroid hormone levels

Ultrasound pelvis.

I hope it helps you with your query.

Let me know if you need any further help

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Hi Dr. Saleem,I have been having nausea, fatigue, cravings for specific foods, constipation which is rare for me, some mild cramps and back pain, Slight change in color of my areolas and some breast pain as well.Just so you can get an idea.

Well these features although suggestive are never specific to pregnancy so having the above work up done for ruling out other possible causes would be the recommended way to go. I can understand your confusion but ignoring these repeated test results would be impractical actually .

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