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Elmsford, NY
A 22-year-old female asked:

I did an abortion 5 months ago... now my period is a week late and a negative pregnancy tests. i have never skip a month without getting my period .

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Possibility of preg?: A doctor can check to look for a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of mucus discharge, of their periods, or a missed period on occasion (due to changes in hormones). A pregnancy test can be done the week after a missed period, or 3 weeks after sex, if worried about pregnancy. If symptoms are persistent, an ob-gyn exam may be a good idea.

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