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my period is 3 days late.. could i be pregnant? my period is 3 days late.. i'm having slight cramps, my breast hurt and kinda look a little bigger, sometimes when i stand up i get really light headed.. i just had a miscarriage october 14, 2011... everyth

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Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 21 years experience
As : As doctors, the first thing we do when we hear that a young, fertile woman is having a missed period or abnormal spotting, we check a pregnancy test. You can either take a home pregnancy test as long as it has been 5- 6 weeks since your last normal period, or you can go see your doctor and they can test you. A home pregnancy test is 97% accurate if taken a week or more after the missed period. A blood test can tell if you are pregnant as soon as 7 days after conception and a doctor's urine pregnancy test can tell if you are pregnant around when you next period should come. There are other reasons besides pregnancy that can cause a woman to miss a period such as: stress, diet, excessive exercise or a hormone imbalance such as with a thyroid disorder or poly cystic ovarian syndrome. If you continue to not have your period or if they become consistently irregular, you should contact your doctor.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Possible: Yes, you could be. I would take a pregnancy test now to know.

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