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False Negative?

By January 3, 2013 - 9:44pm
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Hello I had my period Nov23-Nov29. This period was a lil later and the one before was early. My periods have become irregular due to the stress of college. So during Dec 9th-12 I had protected sex condom and pull out method. I usually know when I'm ovulating because I have minor cramps. But I didn't notice this month a sharp pain every now and then but I really don't know. My days are between 32-40. So I thought I was going to get my period on the 26 but it didn't come. I took a pregnancy test yesterday Jan2 and it said negative. I wonder if it is a false negative or I'm just too stressed because of school and poor eating habits. Also I have sore boobs, bloating, milky discharge, I don't know if I'm fatigued or not, and my stomach has been hurting since last week. Only after I eat something.

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Thanks for the response! If I don't get my period within this week I will go see my doctor.

January 6, 2013 - 12:54am
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Hi sdd08,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  If you had protected sex, it's unlikely you will be pregnant. Stress can affect many things in our lives, including our periods. Sometimes we're so stressed out that our body decreases the amount of a hormone (GnRH), which causes us to not ovulate or menstruate. If you don't get your period in a few days, you might need to see your doctor.



January 4, 2013 - 3:55am
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