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A 37-year-old member asked:

i am 5 days late and my vagina is so dry. does this mean i'm pregnant?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not necessarily: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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