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A 18-year-old female asked:

I had sex with a condom 06-12 and my last period was 05-18, its 8 days late. got a negative pregnancy test 06-22, ive had a cold the past week and have been taking meds, the only symptom im having is mild occasional cramps. why is my period late?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Irregular timing: of ovulation, is most likely the reason, delayed or absent ovulation will cause you to be late. Pregnancy sounds very unlikely. See your doctor for testing and treatment, to correct ovulation issues. This could be from PCOS, thyroid isssues, or hormone medications.

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Last updated Jun 29, 2020

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