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I am 4 days late with 2 negative pregnancy tests. I am 51.

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Hi I am 4 days late with 2 negative pregnancy tests. I am 51. Pregnant or menopause? Have not been using birth control.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.

You are not pregnant if your pregnancy test is negative. Menopause is defined as no period for one year. So neiher. It is very common as you near menopause for your periods to be late, or irregular. Menopause may also happen with your periods just stopping. I hope this helps.