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Please offer some insight: pregnant or just super stressed?

By Anonymous March 5, 2012 - 6:43pm
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I know that there are already questions like this, but I feel like I will be less panicked if I can have my question specifically addressed. I'm 20 years old and the last time I had sex was on Jan. 6-- we used a condom and were safe. Three weeks later, around the 27th, I had a normal period (lasted five days as usual). So obviously I wasn't worried.

However, it's March 5 and I have yet to have my period, which should have come around Feb. 27th. I have been pretty regular for five years, so this is freaking me out considering that I'm very young and pregnancy is not an option. I took two pregnancy tests, one on Feb. 28 and another on March 4, and both came out negative.

What's going on? I know pseudo periods happen, but what are the chances of me having one of those AND two negative pregnancy tests? I've been extremely worried about this situation so maybe it's making it worse..I've just never been known to be this late on my period or to let stress affect me so much.

I'd appreciate any help or advice you could give me!
Extremely Anxious

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EmpowHER Guest

HI Anon,

Glad to hear!



March 7, 2012 - 5:45am
EmpowHER Guest

Thank you for your response! Luckily, my period just came this morning and I couldn't be more relieved.

March 6, 2012 - 8:27am
EmpowHER Guest

Hi Anon,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  If you took a pregnancy test and they are negative the chances of you being pregnant are unlikely.  Many other conditions can also delay your period. From Stress, Endometriosis, ovarian cyst, Fibroids or you can just be experiencing any hormonal changes.  If you are still concerned it's best to see your doctor.

Here is a link that might be helpful




March 6, 2012 - 4:32am
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