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My Period Is 3 Days Late Should I Be Worried
Light period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Should I be concerned that my period was 3 days late last month and now this month I didn't have a period at all?
Im 3 days late on my period but had sex 10 days before i was supposed to start is should i be worried ?
No : That is very common and quite normal. ...Read more
3 days befor my expected period, i had very light spotting of pink blood. i am 3 days late already..i always had regular periods. should i be worried?
Monitor: It is possible that you just started a period 3 days early and that it was light this month. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Monitor cycles over the next few months and if they do not get back to normal then an Obgyn can help ...Read more
I'm 39, my period was late 3 weeks but eventually came. A week after my cycle finished I got my period again. Should I be concerned?
Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including age (if approaching menopause?), nutrition, illness, exercise (or lack of it), body girth, psychological well-being, stress, season, or simple fluctuations of other related hormones (thyroid for example). Thanks for trusting in Health ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skipped ovulation: It's common to have an extra heavy and/or long period after skipping an ovulation, like you may have done in december. As long as the bleeding is not heavy and a pregnancy test is negative, it's ok to watch to see if it straightens out by next month. If not, it's time to seek care. ...Read more
I missed my period, 3 weeks late and the test is neg, I had cramps before it now nothing could I be pregnant? I'm hormonal and bloated
Yes, if you had sex: without reliable birth control then you could certainly be pregnant. Home pregnancy are fairly reliable if performed properly. If you have had 2 negative pregnancy tests more than 1 week apart since your period was due then you are probably not pregnant. If you had sexual intercourse without protection (condom), you should be tested for sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello. My period was Dec 16-20th . Had sex just about everyday after that. My period is 5 days late. Should I be able to test now for pregnancy?
Pregnancy test: You can check the pregnancy test but if it was negative do not become disappointed since results based on your ovulation date. If you have a regular periods mean every 28 days then your are supposed to ovulate on day 14. So should test for pregnancy when you are. A week late. However, companies will claim that it detect at the missed period. Just to be safe repeat pregnancy test in a week again. ...Read more
I have my tubes tied for about 9 months now. My period is 3 days late. I took a home test it was negative an i'm lacating milk. Should i be concern?
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's 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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