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A 22-year-old female asked:

Sexual encounter 4/16, period came on may 7. this month its late by 10 days. is pregnancy test required even tho period came in may?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: Many women have some bleeding early in pregnancy that is mistaken as a period. Therefore it is always wise for sexually active women who have missed a period to check a pregnancy test.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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