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Early blood spotting late period. Pregnant?

Early blood spotting late period. Pregnant?

Not quite sure that: I understand this. You have had a period or you you haven't had your period but are spotting? If you have been sexually active please take a home pregnancy test. It is inexpensive and accurate. ...Read more

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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

The normal range of a menstrual cycle is 28-32 days. Generally a cycle is considered delayed if it goes beyond 32 days, however, this must be tempered ...Read more


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Period five days late light bleeding?

Period five days late light bleeding?

Light bleeding: If your period is usually as regular as clockwork, and you’re now late, you may well be pregnant. In early pregnancy, light bleeding or spotting is common. If you are pregnant, you may find that the bleeding settles and your pregnancy continues. If you are concerned you should take a pregnancy test to find out. ...Read more

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Does late ovulation mean late periods?

Does late ovulation mean late periods?

It should ...: The 2nd half of the cycle (luteal phase) starts with ovulation and ends with a period, or goes on into pregnancy. Most luteal phases should be 13-14 days. The most accurate ways of telling the length are to use an ovulation predictor kit, or ultrasound monitoring if seeing a fertility md (rei). If you have a short luteal phase or long cycles (35-40 days or more) get checked by rei to find out why. ...Read more

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Three day late period negative pregnant test?

Three day late period negative pregnant test?

Repeat or blood test: If you have unprotected sex, urine pregnancy test may not be sensitive enough. Repeat with early morning void or get a more sensitive blood test. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex, late period and negative test. Pregnant?

Unprotected sex, late period and negative test. Pregnant?

Unsure: If you have a negative pregnancy test then it is not likely that you are pregnant, unless you have taken the pregnancy test too soon for it to change. It takes about ten days for the pregnancy test to turn positive after conception. If you are unsure then you can always repeat te test. ...Read more

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Late menses since last month. No sex since before last months period. Early preg. Test negative. Pregnant?

Late menses since last month. No sex since before last months period. Early preg. Test negative. Pregnant?

Late period: 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

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A month late missed period still waiting?

A month late missed period still waiting?

Pregnancy test: If you are sexually active and did not use appropriate birth control you may be pregnant. You can perform a pregnancy test. See your doctor for proper care and discussion on what birth control may be appropriate for you. Also remember to practice safe sex, use condoms. Take care and stay safe. ...Read more

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Can late ovulation cause late period next time?

Can late ovulation cause late period next time?

Yes: The period will consistently come about two weeks after ovulation, so if ovulation is late the period will be late. ...Read more

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Does a late period mean late ovulation?

Does a late period mean late ovulation?

Ovulation: A longer menstrual cycle could mean a longer follicular phase (the time before ovulation) this is variable although usually about 14 days. The luteal phase is the days after ovulation which is constant 12-14 days. It could also indicate that you are not ovulating. ...Read more

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Confused about late ovulation & late menstruation?

Confused about late ovulation & late menstruation?

Two separate issues: Late ovulation leads to late menstruation. If you are pregnant then menstruation may never come or if you have a biochemical pregnancy then you may have a late menstruation as a result of the biochemical pregnancy. Not clear what your question is exactly. ...Read more

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Period 12 days late home pregnancy test negative?

Period 12 days late home pregnancy test negative?

Check with your MD: If this something new, you need to check with your MD to see what's going on. If you have irregular periods chronically, you may not be ovulating. You would still need to see your MD to talk about treatment. ...Read more

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One month missed period and negative hpt?

One month missed period and negative hpt?

Irregular cycle: Many things can cause changes in the regularity of your cycle besides pregnancy. It is not uncommon for cycles to be irregular for the first couple of years after starting. Additionally, illness, stress, excessive exercise, excessive weight loss and diet changes can cause changes in your pattern. If your cycle does not return soon, see your doctor for 'secondary amenorrhea'. ...Read more

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My period 34 days late

My period 34 days late

Late Period.: Hello Jeremy, If you within child bearing age and are sexually active, you could be pregnant. I recommend you see your OB/GYN for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Having cramps 6days next period neg hpt?

Having cramps 6days next period neg hpt?

Misinformed?: Cramping is in no way a sign or symptom of early pregnancy. You tested way too soon to have a valid test. You must wait until you miss a period to count the test to be valid. ...Read more

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Period 13 days late negative test?

Period 13 days late negative test?

Late period: Repeat in 1 week also consider, TSH level or prolactin level or variation ...Read more

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Late menstrual period after bad carwreck?

Late menstrual period after bad carwreck?

Possibly stress: As you know, it is important to rule out pregnancy, take a pregnancy test. If it is negative and this is the first time, i recommend you just monitor it. It is possible that the change is due to stress. ...Read more