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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

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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How late can a period be without you being pregnant?

How late can a period be without you being pregnant?

Depends: You will have a period 2 weeks after you ovulate if you do not conceive. If you do not have a period and you are not pregnant, then you probably did not ovulate. ...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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How late can a period be before you can automaticlly be considered pregnant ? My period is almost 3 months late.

How late can a period be before you can automaticlly be considered pregnant ? My period is almost 3 months late.

Never automatically: Nobody is considered pregnant solely by the number of days her period is late. The diagnosis of "pregnancy" is by other means, such as pregnancy tests, ultrasound scans, etc... ...Read more

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Can you have a late period and not be pregnant?

Can you have a late period and not be pregnant?

Yes: 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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Im 4days late on my period. Is it possible i won't come on this month and not be pregnant?

Im 4days late on my period.  Is it possible i won't come on this month and not be pregnant?

Possible: Sometimes a woman can miss a period and not be pregnant. Hormone levels and other things can cause this. If you have been regular with your periods before, you can still do this on occasion. New medications or stopping a medication might be a part of it. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a high cervix and late period and not be pregnant?

Is it possible to have a high cervix and late period and not be pregnant?

Yes: 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 (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do people sometimes take birth control and be late for their period and not be pregnant?

Do people sometimes take birth control and be late for their period and not be pregnant?

Yes: 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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Three months late period, no pregnancy symptoms, horrible diet, stressed out a lot, is it possible to go 3 months with no period and not be pregnant?

Three months late period, no pregnancy symptoms, horrible diet, stressed out a lot, is it possible to go 3 months with no period and not be pregnant?

Irregular periods: 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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Can a girl be late for her period, have clear discharge after showing no sumptoms and not be pregnant? If she's not pregnant what could it be?

Can a girl be late for her period, have clear discharge after showing no sumptoms and not be pregnant? If she's not pregnant what could it be?

Missed Periods: Girls miss periods. This happens for no reason and for a lot of other reasons. It is the most common reason girls go see the doctor. But, the most common reason is pregnancy. Next is stress, extreme dieting, extreme exercise, obesity and hormone fluctuations. ...Read more