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A 20-year-old female asked:

Period was due yesterday. not usually late only once befor last month- wasn't preg. ttc, sore boobs, slight cramps but not as much as usual pms. preg?

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Dr. Barbara Toohill
Clinical Psychology 13 years experience
Could be either: There is a lot of overlap between premenstrual symptoms and early pregnancy symptoms. Even light bleeding around the time of an expected period can occur with pregnancy. A home pregnancy test and/or a blood test at your doctors office may help clear things up. After testing, if you are pregnant or still have unexplained symptoms consult your doctor.
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