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A 34-year-old member asked:

If my ovulation test was positive then why would i be late for a period if a pregnancy test is neg?

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Dr. David Kurss
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Probably OK: So predictable is the menses with many women that any time there is a change - timing. Duration, consistency, color, for ex. - red flags are raised - and appropriately so. It's smart to ask about this. Many women will experience, from time to time, some alteration in menses character. Freq this resolves. If persistent or signs of pregnancy, it may be a good time to see your dr.

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A 20-year-old female asked:

Late period how long until i take a pregnancy test?

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Dr. Erinn Huffman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Now: Most over the counter pregnancy tests can detect pregnancy at the point that you have missed a period. If you are not trying to get pregnant, you should discuss contraception with your doctor.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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