A 22-year-old female asked:
my period is late by 40 days and i had sex first time protected, pregnancy test is negative. what could cause delay in period,no sign of pregnancy?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jeff Livingston answered
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular periods: 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. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.
Answered on Jun 6, 2014
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