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A 17-year-old female asked:

I was suppose to start my period today but i missed it , should i wait the rest of the month to see if it comes or i might be pregnant?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Missed Period: The most common reason for a missed period is pregnancy. If you could be pregnant it is time to get a pregnancy test.
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Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 30 years experience
Periods could fluctuate by days, specially during episodes od stress.
Mar 11, 2014
Last updated Mar 11, 2014

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