A 28-year-old male asked:
I got a late period, 41 days after my 1st day of previous period. only lasted 2 days (normal 4). blood on 2 complete pads. [blood flow -1pm-2am, 11am- 9pm].
started doin a job aftr last period. i'm stressed and physically tired. is this normal?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Delayed period ?'s: Irregular bleeding and a delayed onset may indicate pregnancy outside the uterus (ectopic), but more common with stress is that ovulation is delayed, and therefore your menstrual bleeding. If pregnancy is possible, obtain a serum HCG test to be certain about pregnancy, and ask your gyn physician about starting low dose oral bcp's, which will cause regular, predictable "periods".
27 viewsAnswered Nov 12, 2020
Last updated Nov 12, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.