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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have regular periods. it came a week early last month and i had protected sex on day 3. still waiting for this month's period?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Take a HPT now.: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy.
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