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Hello I’m Extremely Worried. I Am 43 Years Old And

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Question: Hello I’m extremely worried. I am 43 years old and I had a tubal ligation 10 years ago at age 33 during my c-section with my 3rd child. My period is 11 days late and I have never had a late period before except with my previous pregnancies. I took a pregnancy test at 3 days late and it was negative but my period has still not started and today I noticed some brown spotting. I have no other symptoms. Could I be pregnant?
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
There may be very low chance of pregnancy.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks for trusting us about your health care.
I have gone through your history and understand your concerns.
As per your description there is almost no chance of pregnancy in your case as you had tubectomy.
But as you missed your period better to rule out the chance of pregnancy.
As it is too early to diagnosed pregnancy through urine pregnancy test, better to get your blood beta hcg to rule out pregnancy.
Your symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance also.
Hope to hear from you soon.
Good luck
Regards
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Hello I’m Extremely Worried. I Am 43 Years Old And

Brief Answer: There may be very low chance of pregnancy. Detailed Answer: Hello dear, Thanks for trusting us about your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As per your description there is almost no chance of pregnancy in your case as you had tubectomy. But as you missed your period better to rule out the chance of pregnancy. As it is too early to diagnosed pregnancy through urine pregnancy test, better to get your blood beta hcg to rule out pregnancy. Your symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance also. Hope to hear from you soon. Good luck Regards