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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Menses ; Sex: Nope. Not in any way.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Some possibilities..: An early menstrual period may be caused by changes in hormone levels, which can be due to anxiety, stress, overworking, intense exercise, fatigue, or ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No: Generally there is no relation.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stress: Emotional and / or physical stress can osscasionally cause temporary changes in the cycles. Normal variation in cycle length can also make it seem th ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not quite sure that: I understand this. You have had a period or you you haven't had your period but are spotting? If you have been sexually active please take a home preg ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Generally not: I assume you are referring to a mock transfer. Generally they should not cause any bleeding but every once in awhile, if the transfer is difficult, c ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The period will consistently come about two weeks after ovulation, so if ovulation is late the period will be late.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A positive test : In today's world the easiest way to know if you are pregnant is to take a home test. There is no reason to guess based on symptoms.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: Cramping before a period can be quite normal and doesn't necessarily have anything to do with a pregnancy.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
MISCARRIAGE ?: Were you pregnant? It can be associated with miscarriage if you are. Pls. See gyne.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Not pregnant: You had a period. You are not pregnant. And you have tested, and as expected, since you are not pregnant, it was negative. You are not pregnant.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
24 years experience in Geriatrics
No: There are many causes of a change in a females cycle. Our gynecologist can elaborate. If she is going through her menses its unlikely she is pregnant ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many options: There are multiple options for irregular or heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (le ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Many or non: Can include a missed period, breast tenderness, breast enlargement, weight gain. Take a pregnancy test if you are not sure if you are pregnant.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can happen: Delayed period is not uncommon- stress, travel, hormonal issues, etc.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Schnider
46 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: A longer menstrual cycle could mean a longer follicular phase (the time before ovulation) this is variable although usually about 14 days. The luteal ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Irregular bleeding: is the most likely cause, since you already did a pregnancy test.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
It depends.: There are many different causes of encephalitis; some of these causes have specific treatment and others don't. For anyone with encephalitis, circulat ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
16 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly stress: As you know, it is important to rule out pregnancy, take a pregnancy test. If it is negative and this is the first time, i recommend you just monitor ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Stauffer-munekata
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Further Testing: You can have a serum pregnancy test drawn that will be more accurate than the Urine HCG tests. However, if you are having vaginal discharge and are n ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy: It usually takes a month or so after a miscarriage to regain your normal cycle. So it would be unlikely that you are pregnant immediately. Neverthel ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Take HPT.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Why do want to do: that? To reduce the length of a period that has already started would require serious hormonal manipulation and would likely produce side effects. If ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Could be true...: If ovulation came a few days early, then the period should come a few days early.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Spotting: isn't the norm in pregnancy. About 20% of women reported they experienced spotting in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. It can occur at any point.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Breakthrough: bleeding from missing pills. Just keep taking your current pack and go right into the following 2 months: should regulate your cycle.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jakavick
36 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Light bleeding: If your period is usually as regular as clockwork, and you’re now late, you may well be pregnant. In early pregnancy, light bleeding or spotting is co ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Durso
37 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: The time from ovulation to the next period is usually 12-14 days. This is the most reliable part of the cycle. The time before ovulation can be shor ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: Sex during menstruation does not shorten your period.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Bleeding: It is more likely the bleeding is from trauma than from it triggering an early period.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Too soon to test: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Rice dane
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: If you are referring to starting a new pill pack instead of taking the placebo ('sugar') pills of your present pack, yes, you can do this. You will no ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: This is dependent on you age, length and duration of sexual activity and depth on penetration. If you are still in your teenage years this is quite no ... Read More

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