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12 days late on my period,bloated stomach and constipation

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12 days late on my period,bloated stomach and constipation?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  khagihara replied 6 years ago.
How old are you? How tall are you? How much do you weigh? Any weight change? If so, over what period of time?
Are you sexually active? If so, what contraceptive do you use?
Did you take a pregnancy test? If so, when?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

im 33 yrs old, 5,5 and 8 st 11 lbs-weight hasnt changed

Im married , but my husband has had a vasectomy. I havent done a pregnancy test

Expert:  khagihara replied 6 years ago.
I need to ask you some questions to understand your condition.

Have you had a pelvic exam, PAP smear, and ultrasound?
Do you have problem adjusting to cold temperature? Do you feel you are always tired? Dry skin? Fragile nails? Loss of lateral brows? Hair loss? Constipation? Sleep problem? Voice change?
Nipple discharge? Vision change? Headaches? Loss of libido?

Did you start strenuous exercise?

Do you have stress at home or work?
Do you have any other symptoms associated with your problem?
Are you aware of anything which might have brought this on?
Do you have any medical problems?
Any surgeries?
Are you taking any medications including OTC pills and herbs?
Any family medical history?

I will be back in 2-3 hours.

Edited by khagihara on 11/12/2010 at 9:00 PM EST
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

had my annual smear test -whiich was normal in november 2009

I do exercise

im a teacher which is pretty stressful

i have been diagnosed with rynauds syndrom

no nipple discarge etc

no surgeries

no family meds history


Expert:  khagihara replied 6 years ago.
I need to ask more questions.
Do you have excessive facial or body hair? Do you have thinning hair on the skull? Do you have acne increased? Do you have irregular periods?
Do you feel you are always thirsty and drink a lot of liquid? Do you go to the bathroom frequently? Is your appetite increased? Do you crave sweets?
Do you have hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, mood swings, loss of libido?