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why am I 8 days late for my period

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular ovulation,: medication effect, early pregnancy, all come to mind as potential reasons. If this continues see your doctor

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 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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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
There are many: Stress and anemia among them.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: Extreme weight gain or weight loss and competitive sports or extreme exercise.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Late: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Thyroid problems (over- or under active thyroid) can cause irregular periods. You should get a blood test to see if your thyroid is in balance. Also ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
May retest in 1 week: 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
You do not need help: No. You do not need help. If your pregnancy tests were done more than 14 days after a possible conception and after a missed period you are not pregna ... 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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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Strenogeous exercises may delay or even stop the period.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 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

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