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Does having period means not pregnant? My gf and i had sex, she was delayed for about a week, then had her menstruation already.

Does having period means not pregnant? My gf and i had sex, she was delayed for about a week, then had her menstruation already.

Have her take a test: She should take a home pregnancy test. Pregnancy is unlikely but not impossible. If she takes the test, you both may feel better. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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No cervical mucus before due period means not pregnant?

No cervical mucus before due period means not pregnant?

Not necessarily: The "gold standard" for determining pregnancy is still the hormone HCG found in all positive pregnancy tests. ...Read more

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Does irregular strong period mean im pregnant?

Does irregular strong period mean im pregnant?

No, if you have: Had your period since the last time you had sexual intercourse then you aren't pregnant. Any time when in doubt - take a pregnancy test. They are inexpensive, accurate ; easy to use. The standard home test can be done when you think you might have missed a period (i know that is strange to say since you have irregular periods). Take care. ...Read more

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Does a period that starts and stops mean your pregnant?

Does a period that starts and stops mean your pregnant?

Maybe: Irregular bleeding in a woman who is at risk for pregnancy can certainly be associated with bleeding in the first trimester of a pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test! ...Read more

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Missing a period doesnt neccessarily mean that you arent pregnant?

Missing a period doesnt neccessarily mean that you arent pregnant?

Not always pregnant: 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 one’s Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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If a woman period was a day late last month does that mean she might be pregnant this month?

If a woman period was a day late last month does that mean she might be pregnant this month?

Can I be pregnant: Not if she had a period of normal duration. Having periods means one is not pregnant. ...Read more

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48 days dark brown dicharge is coming. Is it pregnant or period. If pregnant means when I can take test .

48 days dark brown dicharge is coming. Is it pregnant or period. If pregnant means when I can take test .

Now: You can take one now. A pregnancy test is accurate about 2 weeks after conception. It sounds like you are just experiencing irregular menstrual bleeding. Consider seeing an obgyn to discuss options for cycle regulation ...Read more

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Thank you! But if this is true, does that mean having you period isn't a sure way of knowing you aren't pregnant?

Most often is: You are right! you may have had a miscarriage that looks like a period that was late or different in color. Its usually not distinguishable. However, if you have a positive pregnancy test and if you bleed then, you can suspect miscarriage. In the setting of a negative pregnancy test, a cyclic bleeding every month is just your menstrual cycle. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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If I never and I mean never get a period, one is that safe and two how will I know i'm pregnant without a test or when to test?

If I never and I mean never get a period, one is that safe and two how will I know i'm pregnant without a test or when to test?

Needs evaluation: If you have never in your life had a period and are above age 15 you need to be evaluated for something called primary amenorrhea. This is very important. If you have had periods in the past but not now you should still be evaluated for secondary amenorrhea to determine the cause. ...Read more

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