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A 26-year-old female asked:

Do you miss your period completely with no spotting or nothing the same month you have sex during ovulation?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
If pregnancy occurred during this month, the next "period" will not occur. If your periods are regular (24-32 days apart) , a delay in menstruation can indicate a delay in ovulation which will extend your cycle. Obtain a serum HCG test to be certain about pregnancy.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Can. Conception occurs within day or so of the sex. It takes about 3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG for a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully.
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I've missed my period for last month,this month i got some spotting on 1st but my period did come,i had sex yesterday to trigger but still they didn't come,I've been taking ginger tea for a week but nothing has changed,what should i do?
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Last updated May 5, 2022

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