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Could a girls period be late if she took plan b?

Could a girls period be late if she took plan b?

Yes it could. : Plan B or any other hormonal drugs (like birth control) can alter menstrual bleeding. Something to keep in mind - not to worry you, but to be thorough - is that it *is* possible the “late” bleeding could indicate pregnancy and that Plan B was ineffective (there’s a small chance of Plan B failure). This should be considered particularly if menstruation is delayed 7 days greater than expected. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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What are some thing that would make a girls period late?

What are some thing that would make a girls period late?

Some 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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Why is my second period late for girls?

Why is my second period late for girls?

Transitions: In the 6m-1yr after first menses, the body is responding to various hormonal changes.They often do not release eggs , so a hormone that sets timing does not form, leaving the estrogen driven buildup to breakdown in menses in irregular patterns.As long as 3 months between cycles can be seen & if delayed, they are often heavy.After egg release normalizes, a pattern forms & periods more predictable. ...Read more

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Can i still get pregnant if period is late?

Can i still get pregnant if period is late?

Yes...: You can get pregnant when you ovulate - if your cycle is regular and monthly, that is usually around 2 weeks after your last period started. If you period is late this cycle, you don't know when you ovulated (or if you did) so keep using contraception to avoid pregnancy. If at all unsure, check with your obgyn for an exam. Good luck! ...Read more

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If your late on your period are you pregnant?

If your late on your period are you pregnant?

Possibly: Purchase a home pregnancy test. They become positive at about the time you would be 1 week late. If its negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Why can your period be late but not be pregnant?

Why can your period be late but not be pregnant?

Yes yes: Amny reasoins it can be late see your gyn for a blood preg test, blood work and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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How late can your period be and not be pregnant?

How late can your period be and not be pregnant?

Many months: If your period is late u needa workup and evaluation with a gyn and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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How late can you be on your period and not be pregnant?

How late can you be on your period and not be pregnant?

See below: You can't have your period while pregnant, but you can bleed while pregnant. Up to 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected period because of implantation bleeding. This is bleeding due to the baby attaching to the wall of the womb. The mother often mistates this for her period. ...Read more

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Is my girlfriend pregnant if her period is 12 days late?

Is my girlfriend pregnant if her period is 12 days late?

Probably not: Just because she is late doesn't mean she is pregnant. I would have her do a test and see. It is likely that she didn't ovulate and her body hasn't triggered a cycle yet. ...Read more

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Starting your period 10 days late can you still be pregnant?

Starting your period 10 days late can you still be pregnant?

Yes, though unlikely: If your period is late, light, a different color, "seems" different, take a pregnancy test so you know where you are. Many things, stress included, can impact the timing of ovulation. That, in turn, impacts when you get a period. Get the information so you don't have to worry about it. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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3 periods since last sex. period late now. can I be pregnant?

3 periods since last sex. period late now. can I be pregnant?

No, but...: If a woman has a regular normal period after sex, then she is not pregnant. If she cannot be certain that her bleeding was a normal period, then she could possibly be pregnant. A urine pregnancy test (available in stores everywhere) done 3 weeks or more after the last time she had sex will give the answer. Be sure to read the instructions and do the test correctly. ...Read more

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Period 9 days late. What are the causes apart from pregnancy?

Period 9 days late. What are the causes apart from pregnancy?

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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant if your period comes on a day late?

Can you still be pregnant if your period comes on a day late?

Pregnancy & Bleeding: If you were one day late and then had an otherwise normal period it is unlikely that you are pregnant. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons for period being late besides pregnancy?

Late 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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Period is late and feeling wet down there all the time...Pregnant?

Period is late and feeling wet down there all the time...Pregnant?

Possible: A number of conditions can result in delayed menstral cycle. Do a home preg test. If neg further eval for reason. Do not wait longer than 3 months without a cycle to evaluate. If positive, the sooner you start prenatal care the better. ...Read more

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3 days late on period, 2 negative tests. Could i still be pregnant?

3 days late on period, 2 negative tests.  Could i still be pregnant?

Late period: Urine pregnant test take 7-10 days to be positive. Get first morning urine to check. Yes you could still be pregnant. ...Read more

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I'm 17 dpo. Period 3 days late negative test could I still be pregnant ?

I'm 17 dpo. Period 3 days late negative test could I still be pregnant ?

Yes: Test is generally done around 14 days after the first day of the last period. and rechecked approximately one week later if there is still a concern. ...Read more

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Could I be pregnant I am 7 days late last period was on September 4 2014??

Could I be pregnant I am 7 days late last period was on September 4 2014??

Late period: If you're having sex then yes you could be pregnant. The best thing to do is a home urine pregnancy test. They are very accurate and turn positive right around the time the period is due. If the test is negative, repeat it in 1 week. If still negative, there is probably a different cause for the late period. ...Read more