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pregnancy after tubal ligation

By Anonymous January 19, 2017 - 11:25am
 
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Im 42 years old and had C- section and got tubal ligation same time almost 7 years ago. I am sexually active with my partner last month I was 1 week late on my period and took pregnancy test came out as negative this month almost 2 weeks and my breast are sore for about 3 days now. I dont believe on im pregnant.

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Thank you for reaching out to our community with your concern about your menstrual cycle.

Though you are only 42 years old, I am wondering if the recent delays in the start of your period might be an early sign of perimenopause.

The menstrual cycle is regulated by a precise balance of hormones. Any upset or imbalance, as with fluctuations in hormone levels associated with perimenopause, can cause changes.

Consider scheduling an appointment with your gynecologist.

Regards,
Maryann

January 19, 2017 - 7:10pm
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