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A 24-year-old female asked:

My periods are delayed by 8days. i hav checked pregnancy home kit test it was negative. please tell me the reason for delayed periods?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 28 years experience
Anovulation.: Irregularity in ovulation can account for irregular periods. If the home pregnancy test is negative 8 days after your expected period the chance of pregnancy is <1%. To make absolutely sure repeat the test in a week and/or see your gynecologist to check serum beta human Chorionic Gonadotropin levels.
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