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Missed period... No sex in past nine months what could be the cause?

Missed period... No sex in past nine months what could be the cause?

Many things.: Fever, illness, stress, travel, supplements, antibiotics, exercise or diet change, weight change, either gain or loss, sleep changes, moving in with new roommate, any number of possible explanations. Do any of these things apply in your case? If you continue to have interruptions in you cycle, or continue to not have a menstrual period, you need a exam to rule out hormone and metabolic problems. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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Haven't had sex for 2 months and now have a missed period. What could it be?

Haven't had sex for 2 months and now have a missed period. What could it be?

Possible reasons: 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. ...Read more

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Can I take a test week after unprotected sex with a missed period?

Can I take a test week after unprotected sex with a missed period?

Did you have: sex prior to a week ago? If yes - would go ahead and test now. Unless you use an early pregnancy test - It is likely to take longer than 7 days for a regular pregnancy test to show a + (if you are pregnant). ...Read more

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Missed period im a week late. Now I spot only after sex. But no period. I never had this issue before, what could cause this?

Missed period im a week late. Now I spot only after sex. But no period. I never had this issue before, what could cause this?

Usually: Late periods are almost always due to late ovulations or pregnancy. A home pregnancy test is a good start if you are sexually active. This also happens due to persistent cysts. ...Read more

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I had sex. Then after 2 weeks of my missed period I tested for 3 day. All were negative. Do u think there might be an error on all 7 test?

I had sex. Then after 2 weeks of my missed period I tested for 3 day. All were negative. Do u think there might be an error on all 7 test?

You are not pregnant: Seven tests, all negative, means you are not pregnant. It would be statistically and scientifically impossible for that many tests to be false. There has to be another reason for your missed periods.

Please use this scare to get on birth control. You must know how to prevent pregnancy if you are going to be sexually active.

If you cannot get help on your own please contact planned parenthod. ...Read more

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Had sexual activity, but not sex. Took pill in 38 hrs. Missed period. Took test 45 days later - Negative result. Should I take a test again?

Had sexual activity, but not sex. Took pill in 38 hrs. Missed period. Took test 45 days later - Negative result. Should I take a test again?

Sexual activity: Without sex? masturbation? Why did you use emergency contraception unless a bare, erect penis was inside your vagina? After taking Plan B. I suggest the need for BC pills and condoms. You will be protected for up to 72 hours ...Read more

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Late (not missed) periods. Normal? Cycles used to be 28d. Past 2 mos. 30-31d. Period is late. 7 neg hpts 25d, 28d, & 10 weeks after sex, no sex since.

Late (not missed) periods. Normal? Cycles used to be 28d. Past 2 mos. 30-31d. Period is late. 7 neg hpts 25d, 28d, & 10 weeks after sex, no sex since.

Can be normal: There can be variations in a womans menstrual cycle that are considered normal and not to alarm about. If these changes become consistent and constant, then evaluation with a provider can shed some light on a problem. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex 2 weeks ago however my boyfriend pulled out about 30 seconds before he came. Today is 1 day after my missed period, negative tes?

I had unprotected sex 2 weeks ago however my boyfriend pulled out about 30 seconds before he came. Today is 1 day after my missed period, negative tes?

Repeat test: Please repeat the test in 4-5 days unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Ovulated on janiary 20 had unprotected sex now missed period by one day?

Ovulated on janiary 20 had unprotected sex now missed period by one day?

If you ovulated 1/20: Then you should expect menses 12-14 days later. I am assuming you used an ovulation prediction kit? Eitherway...It is still possible the your menses could occur. If you have regular menses consider checking a pregnancy test. If negative and no period still try checking again later in the week. ...Read more

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Missed period, negative blood test, unprocted sex dates Feb, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 and on, never missed a period it was due feb 22-26?

Missed period, negative blood test, unprocted sex dates Feb, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 and on, never missed a period it was due feb 22-26?

Missed period: Only a day late, could still be on it's way. Or you could be pregnant. Blood test can take up to few days to be positive and urine test takes 2 weeks after conception. Practice safe sex ...Read more

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How long after a missed period should a preg test be taken? And can having sex during that time affect the result?

How long after a missed period should a preg test be taken? And can having sex during that time affect the result?

Home test: A home pregnancy test is reliable 1-2 days before the expected period; there is no need to wait longer. If your periods are not regular you might do better waiting until couple of days after the missed period. Good wishes ...Read more

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Sex 3 x w condoms right after period finished? Negative FR Digital preg test 4 days after missed period. Is this reliable?

Sex 3 x w condoms right after period finished? Negative FR Digital preg test 4 days after missed period. Is this reliable?

Consider retesting: Urine pregnancy tests often lags compared to blood/serum HCG test especially during early stages of pregnancy. Recommend rechecking/retesting again. ...Read more

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Missed period, I had chlamidia got it taken care of then had sex with the same person. I haven't had a period in 3 months. Why?

Missed period, I had chlamidia got it taken care of then had sex with the same person. I haven't had a period in 3 months. Why?

Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat.: If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections &  hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do  a home pregnancy test.  there are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex during fertile time, he never came in me. 4 days b4 missed period I tested and test said neg? Could I still be preg?

Unprotected sex during fertile time, he never came in me. 4 days b4 missed period I tested and test said neg? Could I still be preg?

Pregnant?: The lubrication fluid does contain sperm. The test could either be a false positive or the particular test may not be sensitive enough to pick up 4 days before the missed period. if the period is late you may retest or get a serum test. ...Read more

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My period is a month and 5 days late. I have been havig unprotected sex (sorry) what can be the possible causes for the missed period?

My period is a month and 5 days late. I have been havig unprotected sex (sorry) what can be the possible causes for the missed period?

Pregnancy maybe: Hi NatyZ,

I am not going to beat you up any further, "cause you already know. Pregnancy is the 1st thing that we thing of in a normal female having unprotected sex and normal periods.
The bleeding that you are experiencing is concerning as this could be a miscarriage or the bleeding that can occur during the 1st trimester of a pregnancy. Please consult a physician. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex 5 days before missed period, bike riding 13 miles 2 days before missed period, 3 weeks late now, 4 neg hpt's (2 were taken today) why?

Unprotected sex 5 days before missed period, bike riding 13 miles 2 days before missed period, 3 weeks late now, 4 neg hpt's (2 were taken today) why?

Some possibilities: (pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period.) if not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… a visit to the ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if the next period is also missed, or if worrying. ...Read more

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I tested today 2 days after missed period. Its negative. I got symptoms 1 week after sex. And continuous 2 days before miss period. Can I b pregnant?

I tested today 2 days after missed period. Its negative. I got symptoms 1 week after sex. And continuous 2 days before miss period. Can I b pregnant?

Misinformed: Your symptoms are being incorrectly labeled by you as pregnancy symptoms when they are not. That would be impossible. A fetus is not conceived for up to five days after sex and then is not connected physically or chemically to a female's body until it is big enough to have blood cells and chemicals to share, about fourteen days after conception. You are not pregnant. The tests say no. ...Read more

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Had my period Dec 19th. Sex on 27th. Three days spotting Jan 4th 2 light one heavier. Missed period yesterday. I'm confused!!!

Had my period Dec 19th. Sex on 27th. Three days spotting Jan 4th 2 light one heavier. Missed period yesterday. I'm confused!!!

Check: Periods do become less regular as menopause approaches and this may be the only reason but pregnancy is also a possibility so, if you have been having unprotected intercourse, check a pregnancy test and, if it is negative and your period still hasn't started, repeat it in 3-5 days. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I had sex 2 months ago, and had a heavy regular period last month. This month I've had a missed period and now having brown discharge.?

I had sex 2 months ago, and had a heavy regular period last month. This month I've had a missed period and now having brown discharge.?

Brown discharge: Is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Perhaps the brown discharge is your period. You might be experiencing a temporary imbalance of hormones. ...Read more

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Had sex, missed period, didd test came positive, did another test 5-6weeks later pos., week later got period but it was not normal. Miscarriage?

Had sex, missed period, didd test came positive, did another test 5-6weeks later pos., week later got period but it was not normal. Miscarriage?

What happened?: Yes, it is likely this is what happened given that the test was positive. Now that you are past this episode do you know how to prevent pregnancy? Will you get to your family doctor or planned parenthood to make sure you are getting excellent healthcare and are protected against pregnancy at your young age? ...Read more

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Missed period (13 days late). sex with protection. Fasted during month of missed period. 3 neg tests last test yesterday. Brown spotting. Cramping.?

Missed period (13 days late). sex with protection. Fasted during month of missed period. 3 neg tests last test yesterday. Brown spotting. Cramping.?

Late period: You could be having a late period. Remember a normal cycle can be 21-45 days and last 2-7 days. If you think you are pregnant ask your doctor for a blood pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Took plan b 50 hr after sex. Missed period by 2 weeks. It has been 48 days since my last period. 3 hpt all neg 3 wk after sex and missed period help?

Took plan b 50 hr after sex. Missed period by 2 weeks. It has been 48 days since my last period. 3 hpt all neg 3 wk after sex and missed period help?

Likely not pregnant: Home pregnancy tests are very reliable. However to be absolutely certain you can take a blood pregnancy test via your doctor. ...Read more

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Age 22, I missed period for 3 months, I want to start taking the pill to achieve regular periods, can I start now? (Mid cycle). Never had sex before.

Yes, you may: Since you "missed period for 3 months", Never had sex and you want to achieve regular periods, you may start taking the pill now.
Consult a gynecologist or a Gyn nurse practitioner in a few months. ...Read more