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My period came 6 days late. Could I be pregnant?

My period came 6 days late. Could I be pregnant?

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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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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Ended period 9/24 and my BF ejaculated inside of me on 9/25, 9/26 and 9/27. Took Plan B on 9/27 and my period is 6 days late now could I b pregnant?

Ended period 9/24 and my BF ejaculated inside of me on 9/25, 9/26 and 9/27. Took Plan B on 9/27 and my period is 6 days late now could I b pregnant?

Yes: Pregnancy has been documented from unprotected sex on any day of a woman's cycle including during menses. Plan B is not 100% effective in stopping pregnancy. Wait a while and do some OTC urine pregnancy tests.They are more often falsely negative early in pregnancy but once they turn positive the test is valid. ...Read more

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I had sex 2 days before my period, now i'm 6 days late...Could i be pregnant?

I had sex 2 days before my period, now i'm 6 days late...Could i be pregnant?

Unlikely: If your periods are regular each month, you likely ovulated about 2 weeks before you expected to have your period. And sex after ovulation is over will not achieve pregnancy. But do a pregnancy test: it's quite accurate. ...Read more

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I was suppose to get my period on March 25, I'm 6 days late. Could i be pregnant? I feel totally normal as of right now.

I was suppose to get my period on March 25, I'm 6 days late. Could i be pregnant? I feel totally normal as of right now.

Do pregnancy test: If you have been having unprotected sex, you should do a pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex 2 weeks before my period and I started my period and it was normal. This month however, I am 6 days late. Could I be pregnant?

I had unprotected sex 2 weeks before my period and I started my period and it was normal. This month however, I am 6 days late. Could I be pregnant?

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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37 years old & period just arrived 10 days late. Could I be pregnant?

37 years old & period just arrived 10 days late. Could I be pregnant?

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If you are saying you started your period now then pregnancy is not likely. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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