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Delayed periods, sore nipples, stress. Pregnancy tests negative. Could I be pregnant?

Hi, I am late for my period.nmy last period started on the 12.6.12. It s still not here. I am sexually active with my fiancé and we use condoms , we ve had no accidents with splitting etc. my nipples started to hurt about 2 weeks ago, but other then that I have no period symptoms, I have been stressed lately. I have done 2 home pregnancy tests . One after being 3 weeks late and one last Tuesday. Both came back negative. Could I be pregnant? Thank you :-)
Asked On : Wed, 1 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Home pregnancy tests are not very specific for Pregnancy though they are quite sensitive.

Please get a serum beta HCG test done to look for the positive titres. An ultrasound scan of the pelvis will be accurate to diagnose pregnancy, if any.

Depending on the test result, you could take further decisions.

Hope this helps.

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OBGYN Dr. Sree Gouri SR's  Response
May 2013
delayed periods could be because of many causes which can affect hypothalamo-pituitary-ovarian axis leading to hormonal imbalance,
as there is around 3% failure rate for condoms better to exclude pregnancy, you can go for blood for pregnancy to rule out the possibility, if that comes negative to consult gynecologist and undergo physical examination, ultrasound to find out the cause for your delayed periods.
take care.
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