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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
When it is late (if: You have been sexually active). Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illn ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test!: Always better to be safe and take a test. An over the counter test is most accurate at least 14 days after conception. Having said that, the morning a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
No worry needed: I do not understand the concept of worrying when all was done correctly except planning ahead for birth control. Plan b interrupts the female cycle f ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
HPT: Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late.
A 30-year-old female asked:
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Post coital bleeding: It is neither your period or the plan b . The cause of this spotting could be due to a tear or trauma to the vaginal wall during sex or hormonal fluct ... Read More
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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably OK: He probably figures once the cyst goes away you will bleed. Does not want to give you Provera (medroxyprogesterone) if you could be Pregnant.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant?: Do a pregnancy test. If negative it may be some irregularity due to peri menopause based on your age. Always best to check with your obgyn.
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A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Any chance of preg?: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or wei ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Late ovulation: Late ovulation, hands down, is the most frequent reason for a late period (period starts late.) for a missed period (doesn't come at all, ) pregnancy ... Read More

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