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my period is 5 days late should i be worried

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

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sexually active?: If you are sexually active then it would be worth taking a home pregnancy test at this time.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: If you have a regular period, just five days late, pregnancy is ruled out. It is possible that you are experiencing spontaneous loss of an early pregn ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Late period: probably hormone related but take a home test just in case
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daly
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Late menses: The only way to know is to do a pregnancy test.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnancy worries?: 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 home urine ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience Gynecology
Depends…...: If you want to be pregnant, then i would not worry. If you do not want to be pregnant, you may be in for a problem. What you describe is the very be ... Read More
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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 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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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Can do a preg. test: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, h ... Read More
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