A 42-year-old member asked:
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period one week late can i be pregnant?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is possible.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy.
Answered on Oct 14, 2013

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On the pill?: There could be several causes of light and late periods. The best way to determine if there is a problem or a pregnancy (if hpt negative) is to contac ... Read More
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If it was bleeding : But not an actual period - pregnancy is possible. Would take a home pregnancy test.
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Yes: If pregnant the test should be positive.
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