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Missed period and tubal

I am 41 years old and my period is about 5 days late. I had a tubal about 5 years ago. I took a pregnancy test and its negative. My thoughts are if I was pregnant the test would be positive but I am not sure. My period has never been this late.
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Your cycle can be late for reasons other then pregnancy. It could be something like an ovarian cyst or hormone levels being a little off. Even stress has been known to affect your cycle. If you don’t get a period you can try doing another home pregnancy test (since tubal ligation aren’t 100%) or call your OB/GYN to see about going in for a pelvic ultrasound and/or some labs. Wishing you the best!
Thank you. I have never been late. My cycle has always been the same. I will keep this post updated as I have seen many posting the same question with no updates.
I hope you get some answers soon!
You can private message me or reply here and I’ll check on you again!
689265 tn?1251133687
I had a tubal and am 42. Did you lose a tube and ovary?
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