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20 Dec 2004

Hi there,

I am 5 days late with my period. I did one of those home preganancy tests, and it turned out negative. Can any one advise me what might be stopping my period from coming. I also feel none of the usual symtoms that i usually get when i am supposed to get my period. I am a little confused.


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01 Jan 0001

Hi Paris,
Only way to be sure is to see a gynae for more elaborate and more sensitive tests than the home kits. Periods can be delayed, or even stop, when one is subject to major stress, like your accident, so this is also a possible explanation, but by no means sure. Similarly, if for some reason on Friday you "couldn't stop going to the loo" -- if that meant that you were passing more uring than usual, maybe drinking more fluids than usual, that could have diluted in your urine the chemical the test was looking for, confusing the result.
Hope you eventually have the result you're hoping for !
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