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My period is late for 5 days how can I make it come, I had a pregnancy test and it was negative?

My period is late for 5 days how can I make it come, I had a pregnancy test and it was negative?

Skipped periods: There are a lot of reasons for a skipped period including stress. If the pregnancy test is negative, the best thing to do is wait to see if it comes back normally next month. If it doesn't, it's time to have an evaluation. Other causes of skipped periods include eating disorders, pcos, excess exercise, medications, thyroid disorders and some others. ...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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Period is 5 days late, period came on the 9th last month...this month not here yet, preg test = negative. Late Mense? How can I make it come faster?

Period is 5 days late, period came on the 9th last month...this month not here yet, preg test = negative. Late Mense? How can I make it come faster?

Delayed period: If your previous cycles have been regular, this period is most likely on its way. You may take progesterone to induce a withdrawal bleed if you really must, otherwise wait it out ...Read more

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I have been under a lot of stress lately and my period is late. How can I relax to induce my period?

I have been under a lot of stress lately and my period is late. How can I relax to induce my period?

Irregular cycles: Some months you ovulate and some months you don't....that's when your period is irregular.

Do your best. You have no control over your hormones. ...Read more

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How come I am having a late period?

How come I am having a late period?

Not sure.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Should I be scared if my girlfriends period is late?

Should I be scared if my girlfriends period is late?

Concerned, yes: A late period may represent a early pregnancy. You should be concerned if contraception was not used and the potential pregnancy was unintended. The time to be "scared" is before a sexual event without contraceptive protection. ...Read more

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My daughters period is late for 3 days now, what could it be?

My daughters period is late for 3 days now, what could it be?

May be normal: Or if she is dating, consider pregnancy. A pregnancy test is reliable if taken about 1 week after a missed period. Many girls will have delayed periods if under stress, . recent weight loss or weight gain, or recent illness. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be worried if my girlfriend's period is late?

Do you think I should be worried if my girlfriend's period is late?

Late period.: If you have had unprotected intercourse - then it is possible that she be pregnant. ...Read more

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Period is late by 3 weeks an spotted a day but all tests came back negative?

Period is late by 3 weeks an spotted a day but all tests came back negative?

Irregular periods: 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. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit ...Read more

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We just arrived in us and my wifes period is late. Where can she go for care free?

We just arrived in us and my wifes period is late. Where can she go for care free?

Can't: The only free care in the U.S. Is for the indigent - generally proof of income and residence is required. I doubt you would qualify if you were able to afford a trip into the U.S. There are low cost clinics available though - try the local urgent care clinic or department of health clinic. ...Read more

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What can I do if my girlfriends period is late and has been for 3 days! What could this mean?

What can I do if my girlfriends period is late and has been for 3 days! What could this mean?

Causes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Started a new pill nearly 2wks ago, due on but period is late why abit worried as im 3days late, please answer

Not clear.: If you started a new pill 2weeks ago, I don't understand why your period is due now. It should be due in one more week. Unless you started in the middle of a pill pack? Not sure what your situation is. Sorry. ...Read more

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Reasons for late period?

Reasons for late period?

Any chance of preg?: 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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What causes a late period?

What causes a late period?

Late ovulation: Late ovulation, hands down, is the most frequent reason for a late period (period starts late.) for a missed period (doesn't come at all,) pregnancy is top of the list. ...Read more

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What causes a late period?

What causes a late period?

Reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes having a late period?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Wht are the sideseffects for late period?

That depends on the: Cause. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are common reasons your period is late?

What are common reasons your period is late?

Late Period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What would constitute having a "late" period?

1 day.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I don't know why my period is late?

I don't know why my period is late?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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My period is late what should I do?

My period is late what should I do?

Well depends: If you are sexually active. Take a pregnancy test. If you are not sexually active wait and period may simply be late ...Read more

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What is some reasons why my period is late?

What is some reasons why my period is late?

Some reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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My period is late for a week now, what should I do to make it come?

My period is late for a week now, what should I do to make it come?

? PREGNANT: I recommend you check a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant and your period doesn't start soon, see your gyn ...Read more

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If I had a late period. Is there a possibility that I could be preg?

If I had a late period. Is there a possibility that I could be preg?

Yes, if you've been: Sexually active. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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If I had a late period. Is there a possibility that I could be preg? .

Yes. Take HPT.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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My period is 7days late. What are the causes of late period?

Variable: A delayed period is usually related to hormone levels. Obviously, a common reason pregnancy. Hormone producing ovarian cysts, polycystic ovaries, thyroid dysfunction, stress, missed ovulation and various other issues may delay menses. This is usually not an issue if late menstrual period onset is a single event. ...Read more

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I've had a tubal but my period is late?

I've had a tubal but my period is late?

Late period: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy would be lower on the list of reasons due to tubal lig. ...Read more

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20days my period is late could I pregnant?

20days my period is late could I pregnant?

Unprotected?: If you have been having unprotected sexual intercourse, you most certainly coulod be pregnant. See your GYN for a pelvic exam and pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My period is late but I'm cramping as if I'm on period. What is going on?

My period is late but I'm cramping as if I'm on period. What is going on?

Hormonal imbalance?: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Late period! Help?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test if you are late. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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