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should I worry if my period is 5 days late

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Oligomenorrhea: Some other possibilities besides pregnancy include taking oral contraceptive pills, being overly thin, or exercising too much. You should see your doc ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late period ?'s: Early miscarriage can produce the described sequence. If irregular bleeding persists, obtain a serum HCG test to be certain about pregnancy. See your ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Test: You might be. There is only one way to tell right now - get a pregnancy test. A home pregnancy test, available in many stores, can give you the answer ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Anything or many thi: If this is your first delay i would not worry about it. May want to seek medical attention if you don't have a period for 3 months. Do a home pregnanc ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late period ?'s: A late period may be secondary to delayed ovulation, and menstrual flow begins 14 days after ovulation. Causes can be stress (emotional, job, school ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Urinary infection: most likely urinary infection do pregnancy test make sure not ectopic pregnancy do transvaginal ultrasound
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Dr. Robert Fields
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do a pregnancy test: If the pregnancy test is negative i dont see a problem, especially if you eventually get you period (within 36 dyas from last period). Rare for cycles ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not pregnant: If the pregnancy test is negative.
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Irregular bleeding: This is may be normal but you should take a pregnancy test if it is even a remote possibility. Wait and see what happens but if concerned see your doc ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late period: Any form of stress can delay your cycle and anesthesia is a big stress! Give it time to return. Hope this helps!
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