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Im a week late on my period. Am i pregnant?

Im a week late on my period. Am i pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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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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My period was 10days late this month and im always on time .now im still cramping a week after my period?

My period was 10days late this month and im always on time .now im still cramping a week after my period?

Menstruation: I am not completely sure about your question. This month you had an irregular period followed by cramping. Are you wondering if this was actually a missed abortion (miscarriage)? It's possible, if you have been sexually active. Have you tried taking an NSAID, such as ibuprofen or naproxen, for the cramps? Typically this will help. If your symptoms don't improve, see your Gyn. ...Read more

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I had sex a week before my period i got my period on time and a week later i started bleeding again like i was getting my period could i be pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I was a week late on and then came on for 2days heavy am i pregnant x?

I was a week late on and then came on for 2days heavy am i pregnant x?

Maybe (not): Only way to find out is to take home pregnancy test (or wait 9 months!). Urine pregnancy tests are available at most grocery & drug stores w/o prescription. If you're trying to get pregnant & test comes back negative, go see your doc for preconception counseling & prenatal vitamins. If you're not trying to get pregnant, go see your doc for contraception. And make partner wear condom against stds. ...Read more

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I finished my period a day ago and i am still spotting? This is my fist time getting my period.

I finished my period a day ago and i am still spotting? This is  my fist time getting my period.

Sounds normal: That sounds normal. I recommend you discuss this with a trusted older friend or relative, such as mother, grandmother, aunt, etc. ...Read more

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Last month i was a week early and this month I am two day late for my period.

Last month i was a week early and this month I am two day late for my period.

Probably normal: This slight variation on menstrual pattern is completely normal, even if a woman is on birth control pills. Obviously if periods continue to be late, a pregnancy test is in order. ...Read more

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My period was two days late. It's always on time. This month will be a whole year on my period. Am i pregnent?

My period was two days late. It's always on time. This month will be a whole year on my period. Am i pregnent?

Common problem: 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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Okay so im 11 days late on my period. I took a test a week ago and it came back negative I have home yesterday night and i light spotting am i prego?

Okay so im 11 days late on my period. I took a test a week ago and it came back negative I have home yesterday night and i light spotting am i prego?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Got brown discharge last week 2days late on period am i preg and when wud i do a test?

Got brown discharge last week 2days late on period am i preg and when wud i do a test?

Vaginal discharge: Hi, you can take the test now and if negative you can repeat in one week, take care and be safe. ...Read more

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On april 7th i got my period and i spotted for two days. Took pregnancy test and it was negative. I now just got my period and light for a day? Help?

Sounds normal : I dont get it? Your last period was one month ago and now you are having your next one. That sounds very normal. If you are concerned you are pregnant then check a pregnancy test. If you do not want to be pregnant and would like more menstrual cycle control then start birth control. ...Read more

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I am 8 days late on my period could i be pregnant?

I am 8 days late on my period could i be pregnant?

Pregnancy Testing: Actually there is nothing in your question on which to proffer a guess as to your fertility . But, once a period is missed then pregnancy testing is valid. It is time to stop wondering and time to get tested. ...Read more

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Last month i got my period regular, then spotted a week after for two weeks. This month I am 3 days late . Could I be pregnant?

Last month i got my period regular, then spotted a week after for two weeks. This month I am 3 days late . Could I be pregnant?

Possibly Pregnant: With any irregularity in your period or bleeding could be a sign of pregnancy if you are sexually active. You can start by taking a pregnancy test at home or contacting your primary care physician to confirm. ...Read more

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I was spotting last week and now my period is a day late am i pregnant or is it stress never spotted before my cycle came 08/04/2011 and i started spotting on 08/22/2011 and i was suppose to start my period today

I was spotting last week and now my period is a day late am i pregnant or is it stress never spotted before my cycle came 08/04/2011 and i started spotting on 08/22/2011 and i was suppose to start my period today

You : You could be pregnant. Many women experience spotting as the egg implants on the uterus. The pregnancy hormone can bet detected in the urine 14 days after conceptions. Take a pregnancy test if that amount of time has elapsed. Also look for other early signs of pregnancy such as nausea/vomiting, breast tenderness, back pain, headache, pelvic cramping and frequent urination. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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