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A 18-year-old female asked:

Two weeks ago, i got intimate with my boyfriend but we didn't have sex and he didn't ejaculate. now my period is four days late and i'm worried i could somehow have gotten pregnant. my period generally has a regular cycle. this month was extremely stressf

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Period delays/stress: Stress can certainly delay menstrual cycles due to the override of pituitary function by higher brain centers. Run a pregnancy test to be certain, but pregnancy is unlikely.

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