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My period was 6 days late last month and 5 days early this month help?

My period was 6 days late last month and 5 days early this month help?

Irregular bleeding: Not all bleeding is your period, so check a pregnancy test. IF negative, it could be that you aren't ovulating regularly and you might want to schedule with a gyncologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My last period was 5 days late a wk before my period I had brown spotting. My period was almost 5 days,very bright. I have some symptoms.negative test?

My last period was 5 days late a wk before my period I had brown spotting. My period was almost 5 days,very bright. I have some symptoms.negative test?

Irregular menses: The brown spotting was likely old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Your symptoms may be caused by a temporary hormonal imbalance. However if you notice significant change in menstrual pattern over 3 cycles - would consider medical assessment. ...Read more

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Got my period 5 days earlier... Which means?

Got my period 5 days earlier... Which means?

Periods can change: It is not unusual to have some mild variations in your cycle. Although these minor variations are rarely early signs of a more serious problem they usually return to normal over time. In many cases hormonal birth control will help to regulate your cycle. See you doctor if these persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Dec 12 My period lasted 2 days and just stopped. My periods are normally 5 days. now 23 days later Jan 7. My period Lasted 2 days again. Am I pregnant?

Dec 12 My period lasted 2 days and just stopped. My periods are normally 5 days. now 23 days later Jan 7. My period Lasted 2 days again. Am I pregnant?

Need to test: A pregnancy test, available for a dollar at discount stores, would help to determine if you are pregnant. It is impossible to tell from irregularity of bleeding or spotting alone to determine if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Last month my period was 5 days late. It came, and I had bleeding for 5 days like normal. Now, 16 days later I have started bleeding again.

Last month my period was 5 days late. It came, and I had bleeding for 5 days like normal. Now, 16 days later I have started bleeding again.

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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My period came 5 days early, could i be pregnant?

My period came 5 days early, could i be pregnant?

Pregnancy: If your period came early, you need to check 1. Pregnancy test 2. Whether flow was normal, heavier than usual or lighter 3. Have you lost or gained significant weight Best to go to your doctor and have him/her examine you to be sure it wasn't a miscarriage ...Read more

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Period Oct 5th and last normal 5 days. Period Oct 31st and end 2 days early when should i test??

Period Oct  5th and last normal 5 days. Period Oct 31st and  end 2 days early when should i test??

Test: You can test at any time but a shorter interval between periods and shorter period does not mean you are pregnant. ...Read more

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My period is 6 days late. Its was due 03/12/14. My last period was 02/09/14. After my last period i was spotting a brownish red 3 days after my period?

My period is 6 days late. Its was due 03/12/14. My last period was 02/09/14. After my last period i was spotting a brownish red 3 days after my period?

Test: If you are sexually active, then you might want to take a home pregnancy test to rule that out as a possibility as to why you might be late for your period. Normal to have brownish blood 3 days after period. Brown blood is solely just old blood and isn't a sign of anything wrong with your body. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 5 days late on my period 2 days after my ovulation cycle started I spotted for 3 days ...Today I took. Pregnancy text and it came out negative?

I am 5 days late on my period 2 days after my ovulation cycle started I spotted for 3 days ...Today I took. Pregnancy text and it came out negative?

This is a good sign: IF you don't want to be pregnant. If you do, you may still be, but it's less likely. If you still do not have a cycle in the next 4 days, test again using your urine from first thing in the morning. Also try using a different brand of test if you did not use one designed specifically for detection of early pregnancy. Best Wishes! ...Read more

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My period started 5 days late, ended 2 days early & was extremely light last month. Had unprotected sex during fertile period. Could I be pregnant ?

My period started 5 days late, ended 2 days early & was extremely light last month. Had unprotected sex during fertile period. Could I be pregnant ?

Yes: Hi cynthia 678 Yes, changes in menses (your period) such as you describe can signal the hormonal changes that occur in pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests are generally available in most pharmacies, or seek answers from your own physician. ...Read more

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My last period was Sept 29 - Oct 5 and my period is 4 days late am I pregnant ?

My last period was Sept 29 - Oct 5 and my period is 4 days late am I pregnant ?

Possible: Pregnancy is a possibility, although there can be multiple reasons for being late. The way to know is to get a test! ...Read more

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Period came day early last month, no cramps. Which was unusual. This month im 5 days late. Am i 2 months pregnant?

Period came day early last month, no cramps. Which was unusual.  This month im 5 days late. Am i 2 months pregnant?

No need to Guess: If you were sexual during ovulation then you may be pregnant. But, there is no reason to sit and wonder anymore. It is time to do a pregnancy test and find out. My guess is that you are not pregnant given that having periods is the definition of not being pregnant. ...Read more

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I took 2 hpt after being late 5 days, got 2 pink faint lines. Went to dr. Urine test was neg. Bled 2 days and stopped. Period is usually 5 days. Help!

I took 2 hpt after being late 5 days, got 2 pink faint lines. Went to dr. Urine test was neg. Bled 2 days and stopped. Period is usually 5 days. Help!

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. ...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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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