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A 24-year-old male asked:

My gf missed 5 days of her birth control this month she has taken two prenancy tests both negative but now 6 days late on period any ideas?

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Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Do another test: Repeat another pregnancy test. Stress, excess physical activity may lead to menstrual cycle delay, but pregnancy would be the most common, and obvious cause
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Dr. Joyce Pastore
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Pregnancy: She should have a laboratory pregnancy test done. If she is having difficulty with birth control pill compliance, perhaps she should see her primary care provider or a gynecologist to explore other birth control options such as Implanon, the IUD or the depoprovera shot,
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