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A 22-year-old female asked:

My period is now 7 days late. i have been having back aches, head aches, && dizzy spells. am i pregnant? when should i test?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Now: Usually recommended about two weeks after ovulation...Which is usually 10-14 days before period due, so especially if week late, now is a good time to test.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Go ahead and test: Now. You could be pregnant if you have been sexually active. Take care.

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