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What is the cause of missed periods with negative pregnancy test?

Hi there. I had a colonoscopy avout two months ago now. The first month I missed my period and my doctor said it was expected since I was suppsed to start the week after the exam. Its the 2nd month and i didnt start when I was supposed too. I took a pregnancy test and it came it out negative... could there be another explanation to thoa?
Mon, 2 Dec 2019
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Hello,

In the current scenario, the most likely cause of the delay in the menstrual cycle is the procedure you underwent and the subsequent hormone disruption as is commonly seen with any stress.

To set the cycles back on track, exclude other causes for the amenorrhea through a sonogram and get a course of hormones to induce the period under medical supervision.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Shanti Vennam, OBGYN
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