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A 37-year-old female asked:

Hi! my cycle is 4 days late..my cycle is always on time..yesterday i had spotting only when i wipe..i'm having cramps but no period. could i be preg?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Can do a preg. test: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… A call to one’s Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome.

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