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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Peltzer
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Flu: The incubation period for influenza (of which H3N2 is one strain) is 1 to 4 days. Typical incubation period is 2 days.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Period/exposure to s: Incubation period is the period between exposure to infection to appearance of symptoms.
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Ebola Virus: Per CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days w average of 8 to 10 days. A person will not transmit disease if they are asymptomatic and don't have a fe ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Unknown: The incubation period is unknown. There is some data suggesting that 24-48 hours might be the incubation period, but it could be as long as a week.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
ReCheck preg test: First step is to recheck a pregnancy test at home. Anyone having sex is at risk for pregnancy. A home pregnancy test is cheap and reliable. If still n ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience in Pathology
Hormonal variations: It is not unusual at your age to have cycle variations of this kind. If you have no reason to suspect pregnancy then the test result is consistent, ot ... Read More
A 29-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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
37 years experience in Gynecology
Not sure: I suggest you call for your doctor to order a blood pregnancy test. Your periods can vary every now and then and it is not unusual.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
LMP: Periods for a regular woman are days 1 till 28. Day one is first bleeding. Usually day 1-4 to 7 is bleeding. Then day 14 is ovulation. So LM ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eldridge Burns
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Recheck: Just because there was some bleeding at the time of the expected period, it does not rule out pregnancy. Some "spotting" of blood can seem like a lig ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doct ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Adams
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: In the "normal" menstrual cycle, ovulation occurs 14 days prior to the start of the menstrual flow.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirstie Cunningham
25 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy possible.: If you have had sex, with your period now 8 days late, you could be pregnant. The two days of spotting could be 'implantation' bleeding. I suggest do ... Read More
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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 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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Duggar
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
19 days after: Probably ovulated 19 days after last menses, so saturday or sunday of this past weekend.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Pregnacy is possible: Please consult your GYN for a pelvic exam and a pregnancy test.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenan Omurtag
14 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hmmm...: Are you sure you ovulated? What test did you use? Menses should occur 14 days after ovulation....Might need a withdrawal bleed.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: You have continued to have spotting after the period ended for eight days, if you are still spotting you should have it checked by your gynecologist ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Not pregnant: Nope. You had a period. (physical proof that you are not pregnant) and a negative pregnancy test done at the correct time. You are not pregnant.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Hard to tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine preg ... Read More

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