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Period a week late

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Late period: Periods can become irregular due to hormonal changes,stress. The most common reason is pregnancy.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Several......: Normal variance, sex...leading to pregnancy, systemic problem....nutrition, anemia, thyroid issues etc
A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: Women's cycles depend upon a large variety of factors, diet, hormones, stress, sleep, medications, exercise, etc. It is a small miracle that many wom ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many possibilities: The most serious cause for this to happen in a young woman is pregnancy. If pregnancy is at all possible, get a pregnancy test. Sometimes your period ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: However if there seems to be a pattern of longer cycles ;you should make an appointment to be evaluated.Please remember that cycles are counted from t ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Plan B: One to two cycles can be affected after taking plan b. Thus extra care to prevent pregnancy must be used during this time.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tesher
58 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Periods can fluctuate with fatige, time travel, stress, pregnancy (check it a few times), age(menopausal?), medications, illness.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy not likely: Hello Sativa, It is not unusual to have an occasional variation in the start time of our periods. We are very busy ladies and we have lots of influ ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to speculate: What you think is safe sex may not have been so safe.Condoms have a failure rate of 20%/yr and are often used wrong. If any intercourse happened befor ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Get a pregnancy test: now, and if it's negative, wait a week and get another one. If it's positive, congratulations.

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