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how many days is considered a missed period

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Amenorrhea: Primary amenorrhea is defined as the absence of menses by 13 years of age when there is no visible secondary sexual characteristic development or by 1 ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It is late: if you don't get it the day it is anticipated. It might take a while to figure out if it has been completely missed.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Semantics: If you are regular, and a few days go by, you can state that your period is late or "missed" its normal date. By definition, if the whole cycle of no ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Missed period: @ 2-4 days late, .
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vanita Patel
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It depends on how many days your cycle is.A normal cycle can vary from 25-35 days.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Period : You have to skip a whole cycle in order to consider it missed. Take care!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Are you pregnant?: If you missed a period and could be pregnant then I am not sure why you have not tested yet. If you are not pregnant then this very well may be the ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Stress/pregnancy: Could be either. Get a preg test?
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibilities: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illnes ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Sometimes a urine pregnancy test can be falsely negative early in pregnancy but once it shows positive it is generally a true result.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: Classic pregnancy symptoms don't start until after you have missed your period.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnancy test: A week after the missed period you should have accurate results from a pregnancy test. Best wishes.

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