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5 days late to periods

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
May be: A period that is 5 days late may be nothing more than some of the normal variation in cycle length but if in doubt repeat the pregnancy test 3-5 days ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Likely irregular period. if bleeding stops consider repeating pregnancy test
A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Bernstein
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Pregnancy UPO: In most physician practices, pregnancy testing is first in evaluation as this is an "until proven otherwise" situation. If negative, then it may be w... Read More
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Don’t guess.: Take a test.  they are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is w... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Unlikely : Ovarian cancer in 21 yr old is unlikely diagnosis, people with ovarina cancer will have no pain less still will have periods in early stages a reason ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
See gyn for missed : Period x 3. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ s... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Check up: Lots of watery discharge can sometimes mean you have an infection so it may be worth it to make an appointment and get checked out by gynecologist or ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Misse or late period: Very common at your age & usually without cause. Can be cause by anxiety or possibly your new strenuous workouts. Lots of young women miss periods... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Not a problem: The normal menstrual cycle ranges from 23-42 days, so a 38 day or so ccycle is a variation of normal. The only way to get periods on time is to use h... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
As long as: They are regular you are ok. Vigorous exercise and a lot of weight loss can change your period cycles.
A member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Irregular menses: Many things such as stress, changes in diet or exercise, changes in medication or weight can cause menstrual irregularities. You can go see your obgyn... Read More

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