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A 19-year-old female asked:

Had sexual intercourse with condom on april 8, 2013. missed period for april 11, see light brown spotting april 13. pregnant or period?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Maybe period, but...: 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 visit to one’s ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome.

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Last updated Jul 2, 2013

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