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My Period Is 8 Days Late Am I Pregnant
Family practice: Yes you could be. You don't have to have breast soreness to be be pregnant. Perform a hpt. See your dr if needed. 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
Period is 8 days late, took preg test nov 9th morning & was neg. Could I still be pregnant or is there another reason I am late?
My period is 8 days late. I took a home preg test 2days ago and it was negative. Could I be pregnant? What else could it be? Please help
As of today my period is 8 days late and I have taken 4 home tests (1 this morning) and all have been negative. Could I still be pregnant?
Not if negative: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. 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. After this much time clearly you are not pregnant. See your doctor for irregular periods. Read more
I am 24 years old, and my period is 8 days late. How likely is it that I am pregnant? Or is there something else that could be causing this?
Possible: A missed or late pregnancy is the first sign often a woman has. Take a test, they are fast and reliable. If test is negative, consider re-take in 5-7 days if still no period. Otherwise, missed period may be due to changes in hormones this month. See a doctor if it bothers you or continues for > 3 months. Read more
I am 54 years old, and my period is 8 days late. How likely is it that I am pregnant? Or is there something else that could be causing this?
Menopause: Whether you are 47 or 54, the beginnings of menopause is as likely as pregnancy. If you did not have unprotected sex, it is definitely the most likely reason. Do a test when the time is right - also see a doctor for an exam to help you make the best decisions for how to handle this time in your life. Best wishes! Read more
I am 49 years old, and my period is 8 days late. How likely is it that I am pregnant? Or is there something else that could be causing this?
No longer to Guess: We live in a world where we no longer guess. The physicians here will defer and only recommend that you get a pregnancy test. Pregnancy tests are found at nearly every store you can imagine where you live. Once a period is delayed and if you could be pregnant then it is time to test and time to stop wondering. Read more
My period is 8 days late and I the pt is negative, also don't av any symptoms of pregnancy, except virginal pain what do you think could b the cause?
Not pregnant: Your tests are negative indicating you are not pregnant. 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 8 days late, and I've taken two tests that have come back negative, My partner and I didn't use protection, could I still be pregnant?
Unlikely now: Certainly, we all are very eager for accuracy and speed when it comes to the diagnosis of pregnancy. It is unlikely that you are pregnant - given the negative preg. Test at this time of your missed cycle. It does take approximately one week after a missed menses to begin to reliably verify a pregnancy by a urine test. Consider retesting in one week. Avoid medications until then. Good Luck! Read more
Period is 8 days late and throughout the time I was feeling sick, my period comes on the day today, could I be pregnant or is something wrong w/me?
Either: If your periods are normal, do a pregancy test to find out. If negative get checked to help determine the cause. Read more
My period is 8 days late. Have Dihaerea for the past two days. Cramping. What are the chances I'm pregnant?
Possible pregnancy: Check a pregnancy test.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had my tubes tied 2004 but my period is 8 days late. I am always regular, I have had all of the symptoms of pregnancy?
My bf and I had sex. He used a condom & didnot cum. Period is 8 days late. Its usually 9 days late. Is there pregnancy possibilities?
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
Possible: If you are sexually active, you can be pregnant. Get a pregnancy test. Read more
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