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Ovulated on janiary 20 had unprotected sex now missed period by one day?

Ovulated on janiary 20 had unprotected sex now missed period by one day?

If you ovulated 1/20: Then you should expect menses 12-14 days later. I am assuming you used an ovulation prediction kit? Eitherway...It is still possible the your menses could occur. If you have regular menses consider checking a pregnancy test. If negative and no period still try checking again later in the week. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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I am three weeks passed my missed period, but had bleedin for one day and then nothing. Should I worry or maybe take a pregnancy test?

I am three weeks passed my missed period, but had bleedin for one day and then nothing. Should I worry or maybe take a pregnancy test?

Take a pregnancy tes: If you have been having unprotected sex and your period is 3 weeks late, you need to start with a pregnancy test. Many things can cause a period to be late including stress, changes in your schedule, diet, weight, or exercise, medications, and diseases like thyroid disease, PCOS,diabetes/insulin resistance, and pituitary or adrenal problems but pregnancy is the most likely. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Had implantation bleeding then light period came two days before missed period. Very light one pad a day. Can I be pregnant or no ?

Had implantation bleeding then light period came two days before missed period. Very light one pad a day. Can I be pregnant or no ?

Pregnancy test: Yes, you could still be pregnant. It is important to find out whether you are pregnant and whether the level of the hormone BHCG is doubling every 48 hours which will indicate a viable pregnancy. See your ob-byn or family physician and have them take blood for quantitative BHCG levels to confirm the pregnancy. ...Read more

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I was supposed to be on sugar pills but wanted to skip period. Missed one day and a half. Took two pills will it be ok? Will i still get my period?

I was supposed to be on sugar pills but wanted to skip period. Missed one day and a half. Took two pills will it be ok? Will i still get my period?

Hard to know: Some women can be a day or two late on the birth control pills and not bleed at all, others will have break through bleeding - usually in the form of spotting. Most women who skip the placebo pills and go right to more active pills don't get a period. There is a good chance you won't bleed at all or won't bleed much. ...Read more

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Hey doc. My girlfriend missed her period by 1 day and it came during sex. It was light brown like usual and lasted 1 day. Could she be pregnant?

Hey doc. My girlfriend missed her period by 1 day and it came during sex. It was light brown like usual  and lasted 1 day. Could she be pregnant?

Its possible: A period that lasts for 1 day may not be normal. Periods usually last for several days. This doesn't mean she is (or is not) pregnant. Its possible but not necessarily likely or certain. The best way to find out is to get a pregnancy test. You can go to the doctor or do one at home. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I had a one day period followed by missed period. Home test negative?

I had a one day period followed by missed period. Home test negative?

Can retest in a week: 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