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I Got My Period 5 Days Late
I got my period five days late this month and then only bled for one day. Tired, sore, tender, head aches, sick to my stomach. What could be going on?
Could be: Pregnant in spite of having one day of bleeding. If pregnancy is not a possibility, then you would consider other causes such as viral illness for example. Wait a week and do a pregnancy test if your symptoms continue. See your doctor if not pregnant and you are not getting better ...Read more
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
Hi so I got my period 5 days late this month it came on the 6th which it was expected on the 1st. Then on dec. 22nd I got another period?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are very common. If you normally have regular periods and then suddenly have one that is early or late this usually gets better on its own with cycles returning to normal over the next few months. If you are not wanting to be pregnant you should discuss birth control which will also help with cycle control. ...Read more
I got my period 5 days late on 9/26 left by 9/28 completely just brown spotting when wipe. But started red and then left. Any suggestions?
Hormones: I would say you have a hormone imbalance! this is the reason for many menstrual abnormalities but you must see your pcp for a gynecological exam and some laboratory testing to rule out a physical abnormality. I often recommended a D&C to kind of start the clock again. Meds can be used but it depends on your family planning status. Simple answer but your own pcp and you make final decision! ...Read more
We are planning. This month I had all pregnancy symptoms but I got my period 5 days late. I had all pregnancy symptoms before my period, canu plz suggest?
About 25% of early pregnancies are lost spontaneously, mostly due to chromosomal defects in the embryo. The usual symptom is a delayed heavy period. Had you done a pregnancy test 3-4 days after the missed period, it might have been positive.
Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more
I had sex one day before my period. My husband came inside me I got my period 5 days late and it abnormal. I'm bleeding but not like my normal period.
I took 34 ovulation test last cycle, 1 every morning, all negative. I got my period 5 days late and negative pregnancy tests. What is going on with me?
Ovulation is a delicate dance between the pituitary gland, hypothalamus, and the ovaries. The pituitary gland is often lazy, failing to send out the triggering hormones that release the egg.
There are other explanations as well. Irregular cycles are a good reason to seek professional help. ...Read more
I got my period a 5 days late n bled for 8 days, I spotted 2 days later, it stopped, sunday was my 14th day, I had sex last night, will I fall pregnant?
I ovulated late, period came on five days late, and been feeling pregnancy symptoms after my cycle. Mostly like feeling sick to my stomach.
I've never late period. It has always been in time beside the two time I was pregnant before. The only reason I think its cancer, is because my mother passed away from ovation cancer. I've been late for five days now, took four hpts all negative. By stre
I am two months late for period took five hpt and all negative. What do you think about my late period?
See gyn for missed: Period x 3. 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). ...Read more
Check a HPT: Every woman experiences some change/irregularity in her period at time, especially with illness, medication use, stress, rapid weight loss, endocrine disorder such as thyroid diseases etc. Pregnancy is one reason to miss period and so doing a home pregnancy test can quickly and reliably tell. If negative, recheck in 3-5 days. If pos, congrats. If you are still concnerned, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Late: 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Irregular periods: If you have already ruled out pregnancy, normal cycle lengths vary between 21 and 32 days. This counts from the first day of bleeding to the next first day of bleeding. If you go back and count the days between episodes of bleeding, most likely they are still falling in this range. If they are not you should take the information to you doctor and you can decide how you wish to proceed. ...Read more
I just wanted to know that I'm concerned about a late period which I still have t had. I always am late by a couple of days.
Than that is normal: Normal for you. But why are considering the possibility of being pregnant, with all the contraceptive devices there are. You should know it is not possible. ...Read more
I had a late period. A week after I was SUPPOSED to have it. It came really light then a little heavy. It lasted only 2 days. What's wrong with me?
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
8 dys late period but had a period twice in sept that was 7 days apart could this be the reason for no period in oct?
Menstruation: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more
I had a day late period it lasted 4 days normal but now it's been two days since I've been off I woke up with pink spotting. What is this?
Normal: That is normal. Just residual blood. It should go away soon ...Read more
I had my last period on january 15th and now I am 2 days late. I have never experience late period before. It is usually on time or early. Why?
Take pregnancy test.: 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
10 days late period 2 months ago then a normal 29 day one and now 7 days late again and no period yet. I'm usually regular? Should I be worried?
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