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am i pregnant? my period has always been irregular, i'm 8 days late. i've been stressed lately. i took a cheap test that came out positive. bad revie

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Dr. Kathleen Mayor-lynn
19 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Possibly pregnant: Stress can alter your cycle. However, if you think you are pregnant, even if the test is cheap, you should see a doctor to confirm. If not pregnant, good opportunity to discuss reliable forms of birth control and take a multivitamin with folic acid.
Answered on Apr 8, 2014
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