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17 Feb 2009

Dear GynaeDoc

I am very athletic, I gym 5 to 6 days a week and the last time I had my period was the beginning of January. I am 1.67/1.68m tall and weigh 55.30kg' s. I have done 2 home pregnancy tests and both were negative. Are they always accurate or should I go for blood tests. Could my period have vanished because my body fat percentage has dropped?
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01 Jan 0001

If you have lost weight recently, this can interfere with ovulation and thus with your periods. If you are having unprotected sex, it may be worth checking a blood test, otherwise not.

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