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period is 3 days late and light

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sexually active ?: If yes, take pregnancy test. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A few days variation from cycle to cycle is quite normal.
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A female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can happen: 26- 35 day cycle is considered normal.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Several posibilities: Would not be overly concerned about this unless it recurs. If that happens you might benefit from going and being examined by a gynecologist.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Gambling: well do you feel lucky?.do you?- I think the home home pregnancy tests are quite accurate within 7 days. You seem worried about pregnancy so here are ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not at this time: A normal menstrual cyycle can be as long a 42 days. If 2 weeks past expected menses have passed, pregnancy should be ruled out.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Late Period: Brown is the color of blood that has fully lost its oxygen. This is blood and is normal.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May be nothing: If this is the first 'irregular' bleed, no worries. That happens from time to time. If it persists or recurs, you should see an Ob/Gyn. If you have un ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Periods: It is completely normal to have some slight variation of your menstrual cycles from month to month. As long as you are not pregnant this is nothing t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Highly unlikely: Many things can cause a delayed/late menstrual period. With 5 negative tests it is highly unlikely that you are pregnant. It is time to start looking ... Read More
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