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My period is 6 days late?

My period is 6 days late?

Take a test: Anytime your period is late, and if you are having sex, you have to consider pregnancy as a possibility. Take a home pregnancy test, if you were pregnant it would likely be positive by now. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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


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What to do if i masterbated for first time 2-3 weeks ago and my period is 6 days late. Worried?

What to do if i masterbated for first time 2-3 weeks ago and my period is 6 days late. Worried?

Pleasure & 'pain': The masturbation event is not related to the delay in your period. It may be delayed if you are stating the menopausal phase of life. Unpredictable periods are a 'pain' to their owners. ...Read more

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What can I do if my period is 6 days late, i took an at home test and it came out negative. Why?

What can I do if my period is 6 days late, i took an at home test and it came out negative. Why?

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

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My period is 6 days late and my preganacy test came back positive how far along do you think i could be?

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

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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.

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 more

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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. ?

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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My period is 6 days late, am I pregnant?

My period is 6 days late, am I pregnant?

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 more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more