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My Period Is 6 Days Late
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
Possible reasons:: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
My period is 6 days late and my preganacy test came back positive how far along do you think i could be?
Almost 5 weeks: If you have a 28 day cycle and your cycle is now day #34, it means that you are 4 6/7 weeks. Conception would have occurred about 20 days ago. ...Read more
My period is 6 days late. Ive had 2 negative tests and had a baby 6 months ago. No pains or signs of period; what's wrong with me?
My period is 6 days late, negative tests and periods are always regular. Nothing has changed ie not under stress and weight is still same.
Delayed or: missed period. There are many reasons this can happen other than stress or weight changes. Take another test a week later if still nor period. If it is again negative there will be a reason causing hormonal imbalance and effecting your period. These reasons could be an illness, physical exercises , a medication that you take etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My period is 6 days late I keep getting negative results. It's never late. I know I ovulated. I don't know why else it would be this far behind. ?
Many possibilities.: There are many reasons that I woman's period could be late. A home pregnancy test would typically be positive when you were a week late. Give it a few days and repeat the test. If you do not have to. And your test remains a negative he may go see your doctor to figure out what the next step would be. Good luck. ...Read more
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Maybe. Maybe not.: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… A visit to one’s Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer