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Late period! help?

Late period! help?

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 more

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Dr. Mary David
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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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What should I do if I have a late period?

What should I do if I have a late period?

HPT: Agree w dr. Peters - tanksley. If you are sexually active start w a home 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 >. ...Read more

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What might be some causes of a late period?

What might be some causes of a late period?

Depends on how late: There is a difference between being later than expected and abnormal. The menstral cycle can very from 21-36 days so whats late to you may be considered normal medically. ...Read more

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Reasons for late period? What are possible reasons?

Possible reasons: 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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What can induce a late period?

What can induce a late period?

Late period: Do you mean how can you make a period start when you are late? Assuming you are not pregnant, taking a progestin either orally or as a shot will work over 90% of the time. Or are you asking what can cause a period to be late? Pregnancy is a very common reason, but there's a long list of other possibilities. ...Read more

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Can Plan B cause late period!?

Can Plan B cause late period!?

Possibly: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Can oral sex cause a late period?

Can oral sex cause a late period?

No: Are you concerned about pregnancy which will require sperm in the vagina. Otherwise there is probably some other explanation. ...Read more

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Can cervicitis cause a late period?

Can cervicitis cause a late period?

Unlikely: Cervicitis is inflammation of the cervix, that can cause spotting and an ususual discharge. It is unlikely to change when your period starts or stops. The timing of your period is more related to your hormones. ...Read more

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Tubal and late period ... not normal?

Tubal and late period ... not normal?

Maybe: It may be simply delayed, however run a pregnancy tet to be certain. Ectopic pregnancies are the most common type post tubal ligation so if the period does not appear in 3 weeks or the pregnancy test is faintly positive see a GYN MD. ...Read more

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12 days late period because of plan b?

12 days late period because of plan b?

PlanB: Yes planB can disrupt the normal menstrual period.it may take weeks before you will have a normal period ...Read more

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Late period after plan b. Is it normal?

Late period after plan b. Is it normal?

Can occur: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Does excess estrogen causes late period?

Does excess estrogen causes late period?

Sometimes: It is especially prevalent among 40+ year old women who are no longer ovulating regularly, and the period is delayed and finally comes at 40 to 50 days due to estrogen withdrawal bleeding. ...Read more

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7days late period now I have pinkish blood?

7days late period now I have pinkish blood?

Menstrual blood: Color is not clinically significant in general. 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 pregnanc. ...Read more

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What is the side effect of the late period?

What is the side effect of the late period?

Side effect or cause: 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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5 weeks late period home test still negative?

5 weeks late period home test still negative?

Delayed menses: This cycle you either ovulated late or did not ovulate at all. ...Read more

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Can physical stress really cause a late period?

Yes, though: I'm not sure what you mean by physical stress. But anything that stresses the body---lack of sleep, poor nutrition, severe or chronic emotional stress, a trauma, etc., can disrupt the body's normal patterns of hormone secretion and cause a late period. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a late period with an iud?

Is it normal to have a late period with an iud?

Yes: Keep in mind, you are 48. At 48, it is very common to have irregular periods anyway. How long has the iud been in? Mirena (levonorgestrel) or paragard? ...Read more