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my period is 4 days late should i be worried

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Worrying does't help: If you have been sexually active, and concerned about being "prematurely" pregnant, then you have to rule out that possibility. You can definitely fin ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: Emergency contraception is used after unprotected intercourse to decrease the risk of pregnancy by about 70%. It is a high dose of birth control to di ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Check a home: pregnancy test if you are worried. Hope this helps!
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Should still work: Plan B can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Period delays/stress: Stress can certainly delay menstrual cycles due to the override of pituitary function by higher brain centers. Run a pregnancy test to be certain, but ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
-Worry Never Helps-: So, what was going on the*other*days before your period? What kind of protected sex?Any stress in your life right now (other than this worry)?Any medi ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Miller
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4 days late period: If you are at risk for being pregnant, be sure to check a pregnancy test, early pregnancy symptoms can feel like period symptoms. If no pregnancy risk ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late: Check a pregnancy test as condoms have a failure rate of 20%. Consider a birth control pill to go with your condom and check a pregnancy test. It co ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Period late: If you have had unprotected sexual intercourse then you should worry. If period does not start within a week or so, start doing home pregnancy test w ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check a test: If you are late, you should check a pregnancy test. If negative,myou may have had a delay in ovulation.
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