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Delayed periods, negative pregnancy test post unprotected sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi.
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i had unprotected sex, but my boyfriend pulled out long before he felt like he would ejaculate.
User :   i know i could have gotten pregnant from precum. i am about 3 days late although i sometimes have irregular periods, and i just took a pregnancy test and it came up negative. was it too soon to take a test? the sex happened twice, last monday and last thursday.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was ur last period
Doctor :   is ur periods regular
User :   my last period was feb. 21 and i usually am on a 30 day cycle
User :   i am an athlete and slightly anemic, too.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anemic, stress, if ur trained altethic, all can cause delayed periods
Doctor :   a delay of 3- 5 days is sometime normal
Doctor :   it could more due to stress
Doctor :   but pregnant is the most common cause of missed period
Doctor :   since the pregnancy test is negative
Doctor :   in ur case
Doctor :   u can wait for sometime
Doctor :   and repeat the test once again
Doctor :   if in doubt please consult a gynecologist
User :   how long do you think i should wait between this test and the next?
Doctor :   u can repeat it tommorow itself
Doctor :   if ur in doubt
Doctor :   u can consult a gynecologist
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