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I am three weeks late for my period and yesterdat i notice a very light light brown like honey color discharge could i be pregnant?

I am three weeks late for my period and yesterdat i notice a very light light brown like honey color discharge could i be pregnant?

Check pregnancy test: 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

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 am three weeks late on my period after being off the pill for a month (only took it for a month). Have some signs. Test n- 1 week ago though. Prego?

I am three weeks late on my period after being off the pill for a month (only took it for a month). Have some signs. Test n- 1 week ago though. Prego?

Off pill ? pregnant: First off - it usually takes at least one cycle of BCP's to be protected against pregnancy and you only took them for a month. With you being 3 weeks late I would be concerned that you are pregnant. another explanation is the pill "messed" with your normal cycle. I would check a first morning urine pregnancy test in about a week. Good luck ...Read more

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I am 3 weeks late for my period and now have slight bright red blood and cramping. What could this be.

I am 3 weeks late for my period and now have slight bright red blood and cramping.  What could this be.

Pregnant?: My first test would be a pregnancy test. Spotting in early pregnancy is common and usually means nothing bad is happening. If pregnancy test is negative, i would repeat in another week. If still negative, then it is probably just midcycle spotting, again not a big problem. ...Read more

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Hi, I am 3 weeks late for my period. Last month I was 11 days early and these are the only two times that I have been irregular. I am 22 and no chance of being pregnant. At what point should I be concerned enough to visit a doctor and get some tests done?

Hi, I am 3 weeks late for my period. Last month I was 11 days early and these are the only two times that I have been irregular. I am 22 and no chance of being pregnant. At what point should I be concerned enough to visit a doctor and get some tests done?

3 cycles: 3 cycles of abnormalities is usually my threshold for recommending you seek medical advice. Have you been sick with a virus or been on antibiotics? Excessive stress? New birth control / hormonal medications? These can all cause irregularities in your periods. ...Read more

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I am 3 weeks late on my period what should I do?

I am 3 weeks late on my period what should I do?

Get a pregnancy test: That is if you had unprotected sex and are worried that you might be pregnant. Then, if necessary, consult with your local planned parenthood office. ...Read more

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I am 3 weeks late with my period, I have done several different tests/ all times of the day. My recent one was this morning. All negative. Am i pregnant?

I am 3 weeks late with my period, I have done several different tests/ all times of the day. My recent one was this morning. All negative. Am i pregnant?

Did not ovulate: There are many reasons why menses may be missed. A missed period is usually not a sign of a serious problem. Most women may miss a period during their reproductive lifetimes. The cause is not ovulatiing, althought the cause behind this may vary. In most cases menses will resume as usual next month. A blood test for pregnancy will make a complete determination. ...Read more

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I am 3 weeks late on my period I have cramping off and on and today my breast hurt a little i took two test and they said no is it too early to test?

I am 3 weeks late on my period I have cramping off and on and today my breast hurt a little i took two test and they said no is it too early to test?

No: If you were pregnant, the tests would have been positive by now. The absence of menstruation and your other symptoms may be attributable to other problems than pregnancy. Check with your doc. You will need an exam and may be some other work up. ...Read more

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I am currently three weeks late for my period. I started taking cytomol four days ago, the test was negative. Can this affect the cycle?

Yes: Cytomel (liothyronine) is a thyroid hormone replacement and one of the potential side effects of Cytomel (liothyronine) a change in or irregular menstrual cycles. How it may affect any one person's cycle, if at all, is not predictable. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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