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A 17-year-old female asked:

i got my period five days late this month and then only bled for one day. tired, sore, tender, head aches, sick to my stomach. what could be going on?

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Could be: pregnant in spite of having one day of bleeding. If pregnancy is not a possibility, then you would consider other causes such as viral illness for example. Wait a week and do a pregnancy test if your symptoms continue. See your doctor if not pregnant and you are not getting better

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Last updated Oct 20, 2014

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