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Delayed periods, negative HPT, stress, increased vaginal discharge. Advice?

I have a question about pregnancy. I am 8 days late for my period on the 6th day I took a take home test and it came out negative. We always used a condom by the way. Anyway, I was under tons of stress the whole week along with anticipation of my period. As I am move relaxed now I have been having vaginal discharge just increased from normal. I usually get vaginal discharge before period, am I pregnant because I have no signs, or is period coming? And this vaginal discharge is actually on my most fertile days according to my period tracker. My period has never been regular and generally always late by the way.
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.

From the description that you have given it appears that you are having an irregular menstrual cycle and can blame it on your stress. Home test for pregnancy are fairly accurate and you need not have doubts about pregnancy. Still if you are anxious, you can repeat the test.

Periods can get irregular cause of stress and you may even miss a period. Try practicing yoga and other forms of meditation. Visit a psychiatrist who would like to conduct a few cognitive behaviuoral therapy sessions and also train you in progressive muscle relaxation techniques.

Hope I am able to answer your concerns.

If you have any further query, I would be glad to help you.

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Wish you good health,

Dr. Srikanth Reddy M.D.
Answered: Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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