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My girlfriend has missed her period,last one is 29th nov 14.has

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My girlfriend has missed her period,last one is 29th nov 14.has no previous history of missing periods.No childern. originally on pill for very long time,unknown to me stopped taking it ,due side effects,about 12 mths ago.She is about 4 or 5 stone over weight, and her is 44 and 3 months.Recently had a stressful time,with redundancy in late sept 14,ill health of her father who refused treatment, of a blood test.Starting a new job.starting date got changed serveral times due to her father ill heath. medical doctor called serveral times.My girlfriend has slept well while her fathers illhealth. Althou he has improved.Last date of unprotected sex is saturday 20th dec14, least likely 13th dec 14.No symptoms shown.Could you pleased advise on above
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Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
I think there is a very good chance she is pregnant
There are a variety of other possibilities
1)thyroid dysfunction
2)polycystic ovaries
3)early menopause
4)ovarian failure
5)cycle not back to normal yet after getting off pills
I would start simple. Get her in to her GP and get an exam and pregnancy test done and go from there

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