Fertility / Infertility / IVF Community
44 years old and Missed Period
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to genetic testing, in-vitro fertilization (IVF), ovulation, pregnancy reduction post-IVF, relationship issues, and sperm count and quality.

If you are trying to conceive for less than one year, please visit our Pregnancy: Trying to Conceive (TTC) Community

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

44 years old and Missed Period

I'm 44 years old and missed my period.  I have never missed a period before...except when I was pregnant.  I have regular periods 28 days apart.  
I have recently been sexually active.  I have taken 3 pregnancy tests and am now 2 weeks late for my period.
I have been experiencing two episodes of lower left side abdominal pain...but it was not severe....It felt like I was cramping and about to start my period.
I've called my doc and they can't get me in right away.  
Do you think I could still be pregnant?  Even though the tests have been negative?  What could this indicate?  Menapause?
Janet
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
In my opinion, 2 weeks late for AF and no BFP means probably just that...negative.  Seems like maybe some menopause issues (my mom actually started all of that around 40) or seems like a cyst because of the pain.  

Best wishes (and try not to stress, AF could be late because of stress, too).
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
could be an ovarian cyst. after you ovulate the whole the egg came out of becomes an organ called the corpus luteum. It functions for two weeks producing progesterone in case of a pregnancy. When no pregnancy occurs it breaks down and goes away and your period start. Sometimes it becomes a cyst and continues to produce progesterone which can delay your period from a few days to a few weeks or more. They usually go away by themselves.

Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Fertility / Infertility / IVF Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Trying to Conceive Answerers
5837857_tn?1411580685
Blank
ariellesmithe
Washington, DC
134578_tn?1404951303
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
8319766_tn?1417385636
Blank
tasha0918
corona, NY
5875562_tn?1410902486
Blank
yari1980
miami, FL
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
prayingwife2000
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
LumbeeNativeAmerican