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Can thinking you are pregnant delay your period?

Can thinking you are pregnant delay your period?

Stress can delay: Your period, so if u are worried u are preg the stress from that can affect your hormones to cause that, but that is a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning u need a workup to r/o preg or hormone problems or uterus or ovarian problems that I do everyday in my office in coral springs florida, 1500 univ dr #106 33071. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Will thinking I might be pregnant delay my period?

Will thinking I might be pregnant delay my period?

It usually requires: A really significant amt of stress to delay periods. 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 = pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does stressing over thinking about you might be pregnant make you delay your period?

Does stressing over thinking about you might be pregnant make you delay your period?

No: Fortunately, or unfortunately, depending on your desired outcome, you cannot will your period to stay away. While stress can play a role in delay in period, it has to typically be physiological stress, as opposed to worry. If you're worried you might be pregnant, and you're late for period, take a test. If it's negative, wait 4-5 days and re-take. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can worrying (a lot, like I mean extremely a lot) about being pregnant delay your period.?

Can worrying (a lot, like I mean extremely a lot) about being pregnant delay your period.?

If extremely: Stressed this can be a reason for a delayed period. If your period is late and your have been sexually active - please take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can I have a delayed period and still be pregnant?

Can I have a delayed period and still be pregnant?

Yes: If your period is delayed, you should take a pregnancy test. If a week later you still haven't gotten it, repeat the test. ...Read more

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If you are delayed on your period a month n a week are you pregnant?

If you are delayed on your period a month n a week are you pregnant?

Take a test!: Take a test! pregnancy tests are accurate about two weeks after conception. If it has been at least that long since your last unprotected sex, and you still don't get a real period or a positive test, then you may want to ask your doctor for an evaluation for your late period. There are many other causes besides pregnancy. Stress, weight gain, medications, to name a few. ...Read more

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How long would it usually delayed if it's a delayed pregnancy period?

It the period is: Delayed due to pregnancy it would not start back up again until the after the woman delivers (over 9 months if full term). ...Read more

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Period 4 days late. Negative home pregnant test result. Can I still be pregnant? What else could cause delay?

MIDDLE AGE!: Freq your age group have late periods and bleed a lot. Should see md for meds to bring it on, especially if you have strong premenstral and no bleeding and not pregnant
weight gain, thyroid are common cause
should repeat preg test also. ...Read more

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Hi. Can you help me to identify if im pregnant? Now, dec 16 2014 im 8days delayed. My last period is nov 8, ?

Hi. Can you help me to identify if im pregnant? Now, dec 16 2014 im 8days delayed. My last period is nov 8, ?

Pregnancy test?: Are pregnancy tests available in pharmacies in the Philippines? If so, that's the best way to determine if you're pregnant. Other signs of pregnancy (nausea, breast tenderness, sensitivity to strong food odors, constipation and and frequent urination) are also signs, but they are less reliable than a urine pregnancy test. Best wishes. I hope your family wasn't affected by the recent typhoon. ...Read more

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If you're delayed for about 2 months, what is it? You're pregnant? Or you're just experiencing delay in your period? Thank you.

If you're delayed for about 2 months, what is it? You're pregnant? Or you're just experiencing delay in your period? Thank you.

Could be either: You should take a pregnancy test. You might be pregnant. If your test is negative then its just a delay. If you don't get your period soon you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I am 1 week delayed, Iwas confined last sept.11 due to DHF II, my last period was last august 22. is it possible that I am pregnant?

I am 1 week delayed, Iwas confined last sept.11 due to DHF II, my last period was last august 22. is it possible that I am pregnant?

What is: DHF II? Anytime a young woman's period is late by more than 1 week, check a pregnancy test. If that is negative, check it again 1 week later unless your period restarted. Don't be satisfied that you are not pregnant until you have had at least 2, preferably 3, consecutive negative tests. Or positive one :) ...Read more

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May 9 - took plan B, got period on May 13. Due on June 13, Already 6 days delay, took test on Day 5 which was negative. Could I be pregnant?

May 9 - took plan B, got period on May 13. Due on June 13, Already 6 days delay, took test on Day 5 which was negative. Could I be pregnant?

? pregnant: Unless you had unprotected sex again AFTER your period on the 13th of May, after you took the Plan B, then you would not be pregnant. If you had unprotected sex again after your period, there is always the chance. ...Read more

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I have delay in period but not pregnant. Why?

I have delay in period but not pregnant. Why?

Possible Reasons.: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., pcos). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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I am 11 days delayed in my period...I'm I pregnant?

I am 11 days delayed in my period...I'm I pregnant?

Maybe yes -maybe no: 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 (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test now. ...Read more

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I am 9 days delayed on my period Might I be pregnant?

I am 9 days delayed on my period Might I be pregnant?

Late period: Yes, any period that is late should be investigated with a home pregnancy test. If it is negative, most likely you are having an irregular cycle. Seek medical attention to evaluate this situation. ...Read more

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I'm one month delay and now im in period it is possible that im pregnant?

I'm one month delay and now im in period it is possible that im pregnant?

No, but...: If a woman has her NORMAL regular menstrual period, she is presumed not pregnant. If she thinks she is pregnant, then doing a home urine pregnancy test one week after missing her normal period, one week after getting an "strange or abnormal" period, or 3 weeks after having sex, should give a very accurate result. ...Read more

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Period delayed, taking too many medications, had protected sex could I be pregnant?

Period delayed, taking too many medications, had protected sex could I be pregnant?

Yes: If you have sex, you can get pregnant. Condoms are 82-98% effective at preventing pregnancy. The reason they are not 100% is because they break, sometimes they have tiny holes in them that you can't see. Sometimes they slip off during intercouse, the list goes on and on. Bottom line is this, abstinence is the only way to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Go and see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Protected sex on april6 expected due is aprl10 period delay have 2 pt and its negative. Pregnant?

Protected sex on april6 expected due is aprl10 period delay have 2 pt and its negative. Pregnant?

Not pregnant: One gets pregnant from sperm left in the vagina on the rice days leading up to ovulation. Not on the days leading up to the period. You are not pregnant. ...Read more

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What can cause a delayed period besides pregnancy?

What can cause a delayed period besides pregnancy?

Many possibilities: At your age, aside from pregnancy, there are a number of other possibilities, which include stress, hypothyroidism, PCOS, diabetes, Cushing's, anorexia, medicines, etc. The only way to know for sure is to have this evaluated by a doctor. If you are sexually active, be sure that you repeat a pregnancy test at least 7 days after a missed period. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the reason of period delay besides pregnancy?

The 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 you delay your period by worrying about pregnancy?

Possible: It is well known that stress, mental or physical, can affect the cycle. So if you are highly stressed it could affect your cycle. ...Read more

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What might lead to a delayed period (besides pregnancy)?

See below: 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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What might lead to being delay on my period other than being pregnant?

What might lead to being delay on my period other than being pregnant?

Delayed period: 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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I am one week delayed but I got my period 3days ago can I still be pregnant?

I am one week delayed but I got my period 3days ago can I still be pregnant?

Period vs spotting: If you had a normal period than you wouldn't be pregnant. If you had some light spotting you could be pregnant. Please take a pregnancy test to be certain. ...Read more

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