im 39 and have taken 3 home pregnancy test and they have all been negative what now?

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Julie - posted on 08/26/2009

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There could be several reasons. I had the same thing happen and it turned out I was pregnant, but after the 4th test I lost the baby. Another reason may be stress and you just skipped a month. Finally, you may be entering the perimenipausal phase of your life where you miss a period or it stretches to 6 weeks between periods. Give it another week, another home test, or go see a professional to make sure. There may be a simple answer or there might me something else.

Kimberley - posted on 08/26/2009

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Go to your doctor and get a blood test. In three of my four pregnancies, the home pregnancy test came back negative, only to show positive when I got the blood test. While the home tests are remarkably accurate, they are not perfect. Get the blood test done and find out for sure.

L - posted on 08/26/2009

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Girlfriend it's time for a blood test. Unless you have diabetes then if your sugar is out of control you can skip and/or miss your menstrual.

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Marne - posted on 08/30/2009

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As others have said there can be many reasons for missed periods. I just turned 40 and have been peri-menopausal for 3 years. I am wildly irregular tho in that I'll have my period evry 15-17 days for 4 monthes then skip 2 monthes. A home pregnancy test is also a lot more likely to give a false negative than a false positive. The best thing to do, especially if missed periods are not normal for you, is to get to a doc and have a good work-up done, pregnancy, pap, what ever he/she recommends. Good luck!

Gloria - posted on 08/28/2009

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Are you stressing?

Because thats what happened to me for 3 months did'nt start my per and when I was relaxed I started. and I did the same took like 4 preg test all neg and a blood test and neg too! what a waste of money.

Lora - posted on 08/26/2009

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Wait 2 weeks and if you still think you are pregnant take another test. If it comes back negative you need to see your doc.

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Well, maybe you're not pregnant... but as Kimberley said, get a blood test from your doc to be sure.

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