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I am 5 days late on my pwriod. Could I be pregnant?

I am 5 days late on my pwriod. Could I be pregnant?

Yes: Many over the counter pregnancy tests will be accurate at this time and even if negative you should treat yourself as if you are pregnant as you are not using birth control and could get pregnant any time. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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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My period is five days late could i be pregnant and is it to soon to take a home pregnancy test?

My period is five days late could i be pregnant and is it to soon to take a home pregnancy test?

No: Most home pregnancy tests are highly accurate once you have missed your first period. Follow the instructions closely and use your first morning urine. It also helps for a more accurate method to collect the urine in a disposable paper cup and dip the test strip inside for the prescribed time vs holding the strip in the urine stream. Refrain from alcohol and cigarettes until you know for sure. ...Read more

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I'm five days late for my period, I am ttc, I now have a very pale pink discharge, could I be pregnant?

I'm five days late for my period, I am ttc, I now have a very pale pink discharge, could I be pregnant?

Possible,: It's very possible and after 5 days late for MP now it's time to take a home pregnancy test. They are very accurate in this time frame. The pink discharge can be a a light period and can also be found in pregnancy as well. Check a first morning urine pregnancy test and good luck. ...Read more

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I am five days late for my period, I have taken four pregnancy tests and they have all been negative. Some symptoms. Could i be pregnant? Blood test?

I am five days late for my period, I have taken four pregnancy tests and they have all been negative. Some symptoms. Could i be pregnant? Blood test?

Four tests already?: For being 5 days late, 4 tests is a more than one needs. A urine pregnancy test is accurate if done correctly, and done after a missed period, or 3 weeks after sex. How about waiting 4-5 days between pregnancy tests? Patience. Patience. Patience. ...Read more

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According to my period calendar, my period was due Oct. 8 and is five days late. I had unprotected sex (he didn't finish) Oct. 2. Could I be pregnant?

According to my period calendar, my period was due Oct. 8 and is five days late. I had unprotected sex (he didn't finish) Oct. 2. Could I be pregnant?

It's possible: It is possible to get pregnant from having unprotected sex without your partner finishing. Chances not zero but much less if you are on a birth control pill. I suggest taking a pregnancy test ...Read more

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I had both fallopian tubes removed in june for the purpose of sterilization. Now im five days late for my period in sept. Could i be pregnant?

I had both fallopian tubes removed in june for the purpose of sterilization. Now im five days late for my period in sept. Could i be pregnant?

Unlikely, but...: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more