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Late Period Acne
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
Sore breasts, mild cramping, nausea. Stringy white/clear discharge. On birth control. Period ended late June. Ovulation? Oncoming period? Pregnant?
One way to find out: If you're concerned you could be pregnant, the one way to find out is with a pregnancy test. If you have regularly taken your birth control pills, this is very unlikely, but still possible, especially if you missed any doses. If you symptoms don't improve or if they worsen, follow up with your PCP or OB/GYN. ...Read more
Missed period and now spotting very light pink discharge. My menstrual cycle is very regular, 27 day cycle. Never missed a period before. Pregnant?
Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred) or 1 week after having a "weird" period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate if persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
Irreg period: 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
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. #1 reason is pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test if you are late. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Light bleeding 9 days before missed period that lasted 3 days, negitive pregnancy test 2 days after missed period. Really irregular preriod or prego?
Tender sore breasts period 7 days late took pregnant test day of missed period but neg what's going on...Preg?
Could be: You didn't mention your cycle length. A longer cycle or a history of irregular cycles may mean that you ovulated later than you thought. You could be pregnant. Repeat the test in 7 days. ...Read more
2 day late spotty light period last month, now 3 day late period and brown spotting. Never had sex. Periods have usually been regular?
Could be normal: But to be sure you need to have a gyn exam. These symptoms are vague and hard to make accurate assessment with out an exam. Sometimes a simple ultrasound and/or an abdominal exam can be done and in may not be necessary to have an internal exam. ...Read more
See your doctor: If you have always had regular periods and are now two weeks late with a negative pregnancy test, you should probably see you doctor if your period does not return in another two weeks. Although, there may be nothing wrong as some women will occasion experience this, especially if under a lot of stress. ...Read more