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A 21-year-old female asked:

Dear doctors, i'm 21, 10 days late on my period i have always been regular, 3 negative home pregnancy tests and an hcg blood test also negative please help?

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Dr. Norman Solberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Not pregnant: When a period is late, and you're not pregnant, that means that you didn't ovulate, since ovulation is what brings on a period 14 days later. If you wish to become pregnant, see your doctor, who can help you to ovulate in the future.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not pregnant: 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 problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.

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