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A 30-year-old female asked:

how late does my period have to be before i take a pregnancy test?

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
1 week: One week after a missed period is usually accurate. A blood test may be available a few days sooner.

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A 22-year-old male asked:

I'm 22 & i'm 2 months late on my period, i've taken tons of pregnancy test all negative & i went to the doctor. I feel sick after i eat. What's wrong?

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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
It's not normal: It's not normal to go two months without a period if you're not pregnant or taking medicine to prevent a period. There are several possible reasons why this can happen (like ovarian cysts, hormone imbalances, etc.) and it's imperative you get evaluated to find out why this is happening so you can be best treated. You can come here if you want...
A 24-year-old female asked:

Is it normal to be 3 weeks late of my period ? Should i be concerned and take a pregnancy test ?

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Dr. Ted Anderson
Gynecology 28 years experience
Common, not normal: This is a common problem and generally reflects missed ovulation. However, it can mean pregnancy and yes you should check a pregnancy test.
Rockport, TX
A 16-year-old female asked:

I'm really late for my period I have been sexually active, I have taken five pregnancy test and they have shown negative. What do I do?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Test & Technique: If you did the test 4-5 days after a missed period, did the test correctly, and the result was negative, you are not likely to be pregnant. You may wish to see your doctor for a blood test and/or ultrasound examination. See this site for information on missed periods. http://women.webmd.com/tc/missed-or-irregular-periods-topic-overview.
Canada
A 25-year-old female asked:

I am a week late on my period and took a pregnancy test but it said negative could this e because i stopped taking the pill

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: If are a week past the due date for your period, and you did the pregnancy test correctly, and it was negative, you are not likely to be pregnant. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it is time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation.
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A 29-year-old female asked:

I'm a week late on my period I took a pregnancy test and showed up negative my periods r always on time idk wat to do wait to take another test?

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Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Trananswered
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Watch it: yes, repeat the test in a week if period doesn‘t come. it is also common to have a late period or skip a period every once in a while

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