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Doctor insights on: Im A Week Late Is It Possible That I Could Be Pregnant

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Dr. Corey Clay
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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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If i had a late period. Is there a possibility that i could be preg?

If i had a late period. Is there a possibility that i could be preg?

Yes, if you've been: Sexually active. 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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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If i had a late period. Is there a possibility that i could be preg?.

If i had a late period. Is there a possibility that i could be preg?.

Yes. Take HPT.: 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). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im bleeding a week before my period and there is a possibility that i could be pregnant could this be a sign I feel different too?

Im bleeding a week before my period and there is a possibility that i could be pregnant could this be a sign I feel different too?

Take a test: 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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So I should be worried that I haven't had a period in 43 days, could this mean I could be pregnant?

So I should be worried that I haven't had a period in 43 days, could this mean I could be pregnant?

If having sex...: Can do a 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 worrisome. ...Read more

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If there's a possibility that i could be pregnant , why am i cramping?

If there's a possibility that i could be pregnant  , why am i cramping?

Check preg test: First step is to check a pregnancy test at home. Anyone having sex is at risk for pregnancy. A home pregnancy test is cheap and reliable. If negative then schedule a routine visit to discuss more effective birth control and options that would help with menstrual cycle control. Many patients take Ibuprofen to help with cramping and to cut down bleeding. ...Read more

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Why am I still spotting? I took a pregnancy test and it came back negative so could it still be early? I have a lot of symptoms to be pregnant.

Why am I still spotting? I took a pregnancy test and it came back negative so could it still be early? I have a lot of symptoms to be pregnant.

Yes: You could have ovulated later this month for various reasons. Because of this the pregancy test might not be positive yet, and you could be pregnant. By repeating the pregnancy test in a fews days, it could turn poitive explaing your symptoms. If your spotting will probably will turn into a normal period. ...Read more

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Is it possible that i may be pregnant if my period is two days late?

Is it possible that i may be pregnant if my period is two days late?

Check pregnancy test: Yes, it's possible. Check a urine pregnancy test if cycle is delayed. Blood pregnancy testing can also be done through your doctor's office if results are confusing or not conclusive from the home urine test. If testing is negative, it is important to note that it is not unusual to have an occasional abnormal cycle or abnormal bleeding. ...Read more

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I am having my first yeast infection is it possible that i might be pregnant?

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I am having my first yeast infection is it possible that i might be pregnant?

Depends: Just because you are having a yeast infection (which is a fairly common issue) does not mean that you are pregnant. On the flip side, there is no reason you wouldn't be pregnant, either, if the timing of your last sexual encounter was right. ...Read more

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If my period was a week late could it still be possible that i'm pregnant?

Don’t guess.: Take a test.  they are the same tests used in a doctors 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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Is there a possibility I could be pregnant if I only had sex during my period?

Is there a possibility I could be pregnant if I only had sex during my period?

Sex/periods/pregnant: Even though chances of getting pregnant are very slim, but theoreticaly it is possible. Normaly the sperms survive for 2to3 days in the vagina, but rarely these can survive for 5 days and rarely ovulation can take place as early as 4to5 days after periods.So what are the odds of that happening, very very little chance.But it can happen like you can win a lottery. ...Read more

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If I had a normal period last month is there a possibility I could still be pregnant?

If I had a normal period last month is there a possibility I could still be pregnant?

A very small chance: If you really have had a period since your last episode of intercourse, you can't be pregnant. However, there is something called Implantation bleeding that can trick you into thinking you had a period when you didn't. ...Read more

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My period is 4 days late and I have a bump could it be that I am pregnant?

My period is 4 days late and I have a bump   could it be that I am pregnant?

Really early!: Any time your period is late, you have to consider pregnancy, especially if you are usually very regular. However, it is way too early to have a "bump" from pregnancy if that is the cause. Even so, some women can feel very different as soon as they are pregnant, so if no period, consider pregnancy test! good luck! ...Read more

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Why would I have a period for three weeks? I have been having a period for three weeks. What could be causing this? Could it be something serious?

Why would I have a period for three weeks? I have been having a period for three weeks. What could be causing this? Could it be something serious?

Could be: You need to see your dr or gyn dr. An aborted pregnancy with retained products, hormone imbalances, infections, improper birth controll dosing etc..Need more info but dont waste time. See your doc. ...Read more