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how late can your period be before you worry

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
MENSTRUATION: Period varies from 25 to 30 days interval. It is delayed if you are under stress.
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Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late: You can expect your next period to now be pushed back from when you have previously been getting it.
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A female asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you get your period, it generally means that you're not pregnant. Plan b sometimes will cause a late period.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Confusing: A later period may be a side effect of Plan B. Potential side effects w emergency contraception includes menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, e ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Schappa
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: There are many factors that can alter the timing of your cycle, stress, travel, medication etc.. If you're concerned about pregnancy, you should take ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bader Khan
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not a sign of preg: A late period is not a confirmed sign of pregnancy just as a missed period is. Pregnancy test is the only confirming sign of pregnancy in the early ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
You : You can get pregnant at any point during your cycle, even though it is much less common to get pregnant during menstruation. Even though pregnancy is ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
When it is late (if: You have been sexually active). Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illn ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test!: Always better to be safe and take a test. An over the counter test is most accurate at least 14 days after conception. Having said that, the morning a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
No worry needed: I do not understand the concept of worrying when all was done correctly except planning ahead for birth control. Plan b interrupts the female cycle f ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Oligomenorrhea: Some other possibilities besides pregnancy include taking oral contraceptive pills, being overly thin, or exercising too much. You should see your doc ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Post coital bleeding: It is neither your period or the plan b . The cause of this spotting could be due to a tear or trauma to the vaginal wall during sex or hormonal fluct ... Read More

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