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Is there anyway for my period to be late without being pregnant

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Anovulation: Most likely a cycle where the ovary fails to let loose an egg. These self-normalize. To be safe, take a home pregnancy test. If it persists, see yo ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Many reasons: 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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you think you could be pregnant, you can take an at home pregnancy tests. They are very accurate. If you still haven't gotten your period after a ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: If you are sexually active and especially if you are not using a highly effective form of birth control, then you could be pregnant. It's possible whe ... Read More
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Dr. Madhusudhan Dommeti
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes maybe: Get HCG levels done.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Either one possible: 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 pre ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Check pregnancy: If urine negative follow up with blood pregnancy.If positive and not desired ,discuss termination options with our physician.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Either one: possible, if you do a home pregnancy test today you'll find out.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Are you having sex?: If you are having sex, then pregnancy is certainly ALWAYS a possibility. If your period is late, take a pregnancy test. Breastfeeding is not a guara ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Test: You might be. There is only one way to tell right now - get a pregnancy test. A home pregnancy test, available in many stores, can give you the answer ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not: If this is a regular period it means you are not pregnant. There are many reasons a period can be late besides pregnancy. Some women have a small amou ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: It is best that you see doctor for serum pregnancy test to make sure that whether or not is a late period or pregnant.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
About 11 months late: If you are pregnant, your period will be about 11 months late (it will come after the baby is born). To see if pregnant, one can just do a home pregna ... Read More
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