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Two missed periods, negative pregnancy test, but pregnant like symptoms.

By Anonymous August 8, 2009 - 3:59pm
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I am only twenty one but I am thinking maybe I have an hormone imbalance? My periods are very regular and I have not had my period now for a few months. I have taken numerous pregnancy tests and all have come out negative. I do have pregnant like symptoms though such as weight gain, fatigue and headaches. I also have been extremely bloated recently and have been spotting. I was thinking maybe some of these are a sign of hormone imbalance...I generally eat pretty well and I try to get out and excersize regularly. I have had some mood swings and just over all feel like I am pms sing the whole past month and I have had an increase in my appetite ( I ussually eat small portions and find my self hungry way more often now though). Also I was very happy for about a month and recently am just neutral but that might have something to do with the fatigue I am experiencing now. Any ideas what could be wrong with me? I am sick of feeling like my period is going to happen every day and never having it actually happen!

Thank You in Advance.

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(reply to Anonymous)


Pregnancy tests work to detect levels of a hormone called HCG in your urine. That hormone usually isn't present until about the time you miss your period. So testing before that time is usually just a waste of stress and money.

And most pregnancy symptoms do not start until around that time either. Some women do feel like they "know" they are pregnant even before they miss their period. But for most women, the fatigue, tender breasts, nausea or cravings don't kick in for a few weeks.

So it's too soon to tell anything, really, until you're late on your period. Does that help?

May 5, 2010 - 9:35am
EmpowHER Guest

yes i used them as they said... i took one like 2 weeks after the sex. i took one this past sunday. my period comes at the end of the month and i had sex on april the 9th... what should i do?:o

May 4, 2010 - 8:11pm
(reply to Anonymous)

I'm confused. You said you had unprotected sex on April 9th, and your period is not expected until the end of the month. Which means, you need to wait until the end of the month before using the home pregnancy test in order for the results to be accurate.

Why have you been testing already?

May 4, 2010 - 8:14pm
EmpowHER Guest

im 18 and i had unprotected . i started feeling tired, back & side pains, nausea, moody, fuller breast. i never did start my period and i started spotting. ive taken pregnancy test and all came negative but when i looked back they had the second line but very faint. i think im going to have to go to the doctor because im tired of stressing over it"/

May 4, 2010 - 7:37pm
(reply to Anonymous)

Did you use the pregnancy test(s) as directed, and used the tests only after you've missed your period? Many women take the test too soon, and the results are not accurate.

When was the last time you took the test?
When were you expecting your period?
When was your last menstrual period (first day of bleeding)?
When did you have unprotected sex?

May 4, 2010 - 8:06pm
EmpowHER Guest

i know how you feel..exactly what is going on with me! Im 21 also and i missed my period last mth and have't started this month yet either. I've also taken numerous tests n they all came bk negative as well..i dont know what it could be. My stomach is bloated and i have gained a few lbs. If i dont start by nxt wk I am probably going to go to the doctor n get a blood test

November 25, 2009 - 8:24am
EmpowHER Guest

WAS Convinced I was pregnant, well three months later, no I am not. Here were my symptoms:
nausea (but I have had two kids and this nausea was in the middle of the day and just for an hour, not traditional pregnancy nausea)
weight gain
Oh and I reallly really want another baby.
So after my periods (yes I got periods for three months and still thought I was pregnant, rationalizing that they were light) So many negative pregnancy tests, went to doctor because I still had nasea and blood tests said no. It took me three months to realise I was not pregnant. i really do believe now that mind over body and I wanted to be pregnant so bad I had some of the symptoms, wow never want to go through that again

October 5, 2009 - 9:08pm
(reply to Anonymous)


Thank you for your honesty and for telling us about what must have been pretty painful for you. It's incredibly hard to want a baby and to feel the symptoms and then to be so disappointed. I appreciate you writing to us. How are you doing now?

October 7, 2009 - 8:43am
EmpowHER Guest

and to share it with you also that i took digital pregnancy test (clear blue). i decided to take this product because most of my research they are using this hpt. is this digital one accurate than the + - sign only?

September 24, 2009 - 2:38pm
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i was missed my period 46 days now, and having some lower back ache, sore breast, back ache, and i can't really stand that long coz i'm having some cramps on it, i took pregnancy test 3 days ago and it came back negative, please do really need your advise....

September 24, 2009 - 2:36pm
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