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i had protected sex a few days ago and my period is 3 days late

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: But if your pregnancy test remains negative when you repeat it with a first AM voided urine in 7-10 days, or your period just proves to be late, you a ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Give it time: Often stress can delay menses. Give it a few more days before you think about taking any tests. Certainly you want to know as soon as possible, but do ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get a pregnancy test: It's unlikely for you to have gotten pregnant three days prior to your cycle because it's beyond the window of ovulation which is at 20 days. If you h ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: Sounds like pregnancy is very unlikely but do a test and see if your period comes this month.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Delayed menses: Your period may simply be delayed for reasons other than pregnancy. Repeat the pregnancy test, and if negative, "wait for Mother Nature" to initiate t ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Having sex 5 to 6 days prior to anticipated period should not make it late. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
You could be preggo: Good on the protected sex. Bad on the late period and sore breasts. Good on no more breast pain. You could be stressed out (season, sick, family, work ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gibrham Rodriguez
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
Perhaps: Even though you had protected sex you should still have a pregnancy test done. The only 100% effective method of contraception is abstinence. See your ... Read More
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