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what can i do if my friend got her period 12 days after sex when would it be a good time to take a test?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If she had a normal: Period after being sexually active - she is not pregnant. Were you referring to ovulation or pregnancy test?

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A 49-year-old member asked:

Could you miss your period due to sex from five days ago?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Doubt it.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy.
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A 27-year-old female asked:

Sex 5 days before period, period came on time but now that it's gone I feel sick. What is that?

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Virus?: A lot of things can make you feel unwell. It does not sound like you are pregnant but without knowing more specific symptoms it is hard to know the cause. If you are worried about being pregnant do a pregnancy test to be sure.

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