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Missed period, breast tenderness, sickness, constipation. Pregnancy test negative. Pain in back, abdomen. Concerned?

Hi, I m a 22 year old woman with a regular period. Last month-(January 2013) I missed my period&thought I might be pregnant because I was experience some breast tenderness, sickness,& serve constipation . Took 3 test at 3 different time in January&beginning of February. All 3 test came out to be negative. I had back pain along with abdominal pain . (It could be from heavy lifting at work). But my concern is the breast tenderness with no period for almost 2 months. I m really scared&concern. I would really appreciate the help to find some answers to my health problem.
Asked On : Thu, 14 Feb 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.
Missed periods can occur due to many causes.
The possible causes for your problem are :
- Hormonal imbalance due to causes like ploy cystic ovary disease, stress and strain, weight changes etc.
- Thyroid hormonal abnormalities.
- Abnormality in prolactin levels.
- General conditions like anemia etc.
So you once consult gynecologist, get examined and go for investigations like:
-Thyroid hormonal profile
-Prolactin levels estimation
-Hemoglobin and blood sugar levels estimation.
By this workup the possible cause for your problem can be identified and treated.
Breast tenderness can be seen due to hormonal imbalance, impending periods, during ovulation and to abnormality in prolactin levels.
By investigations the possible cause can be identified.
Take care.
Answered: Fri, 25 Oct 2013
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