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My Period Is 5 Days Late
Pregnancy test: If you have been having unprotected sex and your period is late or abnormal the first thing to do is a pregnancy test and you should repeat it in 3-5 days to be sure if it is negative. It is also a good first step if you are on contraception since there is no contraceptive method that is 100% effective. Hope this helps. ...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
Test again: If you are not using birth control, and are sexually active (having intercourse), then check again at the 7-10 day-late mark. If still negative, call your ob/gyn for an in-office or a blood test. If that is still negative, they may ask you to wait a bit longer for your period, or they may give you a short course of Progesterone to induce your period and "reset" your cycle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Late period : A pregnancy test would be accurate by now so you can trust the result. 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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
My period is five days late, I had sex with my partner 2 weeks ago, is it possible I'm pregnant? thanks!
What can I do if my period is five days late, but 3 pregnancy tests came out negative. What could it be?
My period is five days late and I've been experiencing sticky egg white like discharge what could this be ?
No: Most home pregnancy tests are highly accurate once you have missed your first period. Follow the instructions closely and use your first morning urine. It also helps for a more accurate method to collect the urine in a disposable paper cup and dip the test strip inside for the prescribed time vs holding the strip in the urine stream. Refrain from alcohol and cigarettes until you know for sure. ...Read more
My period is five days late I took a test it was negative but I'm peeing more then usually could I still be pregnant?
Possibly: repeat HPT in a week.Get a more detailed answer ›
My period is five days late I took a test it was negative but I found myself peeing more then usually could I be pregnant?
Possibly: You can repeat in 4 to 7 days using a first morning void. Take care. ...Read more