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Period late by 3 weeks

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Sierra
35 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: If the test was done very early it could've been negative . It is possible that the test was falsely negative for varied reasons. It might help to rep ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Not pregnant: Without sperm there is no baby. The test also confirms this. Girls miss periods for a lot of reasons like extreme dieting, extreme exercise, extreme s ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Place
26 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not normal: Regardless of any discharge if your period is late by 3 weeks you need evaluation by an Ob/Gyn or Family Doctor to see what the cause is. During that ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Sex?: Have you been sexual? If so you need a pregnancy test. If not then you deserve a visit to your doctor to figure out what is wrong.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Using meds?: Late periods are almost always due to late ovulations. Ttc 7 months, usually regular, and just now cycles are late? May i hazard a guess - sounds like ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No, not likely: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medicat ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can happen: 26- 35 day cycle is considered normal.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: Definitely this type of spotting can be normal prior to a menstrual cycle. Given that you're a little bit late with your cycle, you may want to take a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Late menses: 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eddie Cheng
Specializes in Family Medicine
Repeat or blood test: If you have unprotected sex, urine pregnancy test may not be sensitive enough. Repeat with early morning void or get a more sensitive blood test.

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