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I was supposed to start my period on Tuesday its now Sunday. I'm really scared would today be ok go take a test?

I was supposed to start my period on Tuesday its now Sunday. I'm really scared would today be ok go take a test?

Pregnancy test: A home urine pregnancy test won't turn positive until 10-14 days after conception. Using the 1st urine of the morning will concentrate the beta-HCG hormone in the urine. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I'm not suppose to start my period until tomorrow but today I started having little darker come out but now there is nothing is that normal?

I'm not suppose to start my period until tomorrow but today I started having little darker come out but now there is nothing is that normal?

Possibly: Could be normal, depending on whether you're using any hormonal contraception or period regulation.

It also could be break-through bleeding, which is common and easy to fix if this is bothering you. ...Read more

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I began taking OCs 2 weeks after the end of my last period. Now I feel I'm about to start my period, which I don't want, is this normal? Should I stop?

I began taking OCs 2 weeks after the end of my last period. Now I feel I'm about to start my period, which I don't want, is this normal? Should I stop?

Your call: If you stop the pills then you will trigger a menstrual cycle. If you stay on them them you most likely will have your menstrual cycle at the end of the pack. When you are on the pill the pill is in charge of your menstrual cycle control. ...Read more

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I am going to Disney next week I m supposed to start my period that week but I want to start now so I will be done by then. What can I do to rush it?

I am going to Disney next week I m supposed to start my period that week but I want to start now so I will be done by then. What can I do to rush it?

It takes time: It takes some time for anything to work. Unfortunately, I don't think that there is anything that will make your period start immediately. I wish I could be of more help. ...Read more

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On the day I was to start my period I started spotting lightly it was light pink. Its been going on for 3 days now. What could this mean?

On the day I was to start my period I started spotting lightly it was light pink. Its been going on for 3 days now. What could this mean?

Menstrual period: In the younger age group, the quality and amount of bleeding can vary from one month to another more than the older age group. ...Read more

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I think I have a uti; for a week now: (I have yet to start my period, 3 days late and I am fasting, for about 1wk. Is there an alternative medication?

I think I have a uti; for a week now: (I have yet to start my period, 3 days late and I am fasting, for about 1wk. Is there an alternative medication?

See remark: If you have symptoms of UTI (frequency, burning, fowl-smelling urine, urgency, etc. You have to treat it
(if you're fasting for religious reason, you are forgiven when there is a medical need. Drink cranberry juice twice a day. See a doctor or a clinic to receive antibiotic
Good Luck ...Read more

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I was supposed to start my period Thursday. It is now Sunday, I have taken 3 at home tests and all have come out negative. Should I go get a blood test?

I was supposed to start my period Thursday. It is now Sunday, I have taken 3 at home tests and all have come out negative. Should I go get a blood test?

Unnecessary: Most likely a delayed period. May repeat a pregnancy test in a week if still no period. Have you had regular cycles prior? Occasionally, most women will have an irregular cycle ...Read more

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I supposed to start my period today I did but all of a sudden it stopped it's back on now not heavy not light I loked up it said implantation Bleeding?

I supposed to start my period today I did but all of a sudden it stopped it's back on now not heavy not light I loked up it said implantation Bleeding?

Possibly: Time will tell if it is implantation bleeding. May also try doing a pregnancy test and repeat in 1 week if negative. It can also just be a change in your menstrual pattern. Many factors can effect your period such as pregnany, medications, medical conditions, stress....
See a doctor if any further concerns. ...Read more

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I was supposed to start my period Friday and didnt. So I took a preg 2test Saturday and it was positive now I'm bleeding like normal period negtest now?

I was supposed to start my period Friday and didnt. So I took a preg 2test Saturday and it was positive now I'm bleeding like normal period negtest now?

2 possibilities: There are 2 possibilities-- either you had a false positive pregnancy test or you miscarried a very early pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm going to start my period in the next day or two and its sunday. Should I start my birth control now?

I'm going to start my period in the next day or two and its sunday. Should I start my birth control now?

Wait: If you want a sunday start, you must wait until the onset of your period before starting the pill. Don't take chances! Take your first sunday pill on the sunday of the week in which you get your period. If you start your period sunday anytime before going to sleep, take your first pill that day. Any other day of the week, wait until that coming sunday. ...Read more

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My doctor gave me duphaston to start my period but until now I still haven't my period. What should I do?

My doctor gave me duphaston to start my period but until now I still haven't my period. What should I do?

Other options: Your doctor can order tests to evaluate your amenorrhea. If all the tests are normal your doctor may want to consider birth control pills for cycle regulation. This is often more effective than Progesterone alone ...Read more

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Right before I was supposed to start my period I had heavy discharge as normal but now im two days late but im still getting cramps?

Right before I was supposed to start my period I had heavy discharge as normal but now im two days late but im still getting cramps?

Probably normal: The periods can vary a few days and still be perfectly normal. If there is concern for pregnancy then you should do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I was supposed to start my period Jan 27th its now Feb 9th I took a pregnancy test this morning it was negative has it been long enough to trust it?

I was supposed to start my period Jan 27th its now Feb 9th I took a pregnancy test this morning it was negative has it been long enough to trust it?

Yes: A pregnancy test will be positive by the time you miss your period. Assuming the test isn't terribly out of date, you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Just started taking birth control for the first time 2 days before I was supposed to start my period. I am now 3 days late. Could my bc be the cause?

Just started taking birth control for the first time 2 days before I was supposed to start my period. I am now 3 days late. Could my bc be the cause?

Took it wrong: You should never take the pill before you get you period. You need to know you not pregnant before you start. The pill of course may have stopped period from coming. The vast majority of people who get pregnant on the pill do so because of dosing mistakes. ...Read more

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Sex last night. He came in me. Suppose to start my period today. Always regular but just spotting & now nothing. Really slight cramps not normal for me?

Sex last night. He came in me. Suppose to start my period today. Always regular but just spotting & now nothing. Really slight cramps not normal for me?

Be patient: If you are normally regular, then the sex would most likely not put you at risk of pregnancy. It has only been a day, so hopefully the period will come soon. ...Read more

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Took aftera 24 hours after sex, but I was supposed to start my period the next day; now it's 2 days later & my period hasn't come, how much more delay?

Took aftera 24 hours after sex, but I was supposed to start my period the next day; now it's 2 days later & my period hasn't come, how much more delay?

About Aftera pills: Plan B, Aftera, or similar pills, can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B or Aftera was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because emergency contraception pills work most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more

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I was suppose to start my period two days ago, I had bad cramping and light spotting. I've been spotting for three days now.?

I was suppose to start my period two days ago, I had bad cramping and light spotting. I've been spotting for three days now.?

If its possible....: That you may be pregnant. ..this could be a symptom...Take a pregnancy test if your symptoms continue for 5-7 days more...On the other hand you may get a heavier period than usual. Consult you GYN is any other symptoms....

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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August the 19th I was suppose to start my period for 7 day now im 17 days late and yesterday the 4th and today the 5th im lite spotting am I pregnant.

August the 19th I was suppose to start my period for 7 day now im 17 days late and yesterday the 4th and today the 5th im lite spotting am I pregnant.

MOST LIKELY: It appears so unless this is not the first time this happens and it is a pattern for you. If this is unusual for you then likely you are pregnant. Do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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