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A 31-year-old female asked:

Had pregnancy symptoms a week ago, period was 8 days late now i have a menstrual flow could this be stress or something else causing this?

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Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Rule out pregnancy: If you had unprotected sexual-vaginal intercourse with a fertile man,..."were 8 days late", there is a possibility that you may be pregnant despite what you describe as a "menstrual flow". A blood betaHCG pregnancy test should help rule out or confirm pregnancy and provide an answer to your question. If it is negative, a Gyn evaluation may be valuable in a few weeks or so.

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Last updated Jul 26, 2016

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