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Period 8 Weeks Late
Am really confused, it was august i last had a period am 8 weeks late and discharge is thick and white have had a few pregnancy tests which r negative?
If you were pregnant: At 8 weeks late - you would have had a + pregnancy test by now. 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. ...Read more
Lots o possibilities: If your periods are always irregular, then this is just part of the pattern. You should not go longer than about 10 weeks without a period because the lining of the uterus can build up and get too thick, causing a really heavy period and even can lead to cancer. There are many possible causes for irregular cycles. See your doctor to figure this out. ...Read more
See PCP/Gynecologist: 21 year old female says period is 8 weeks late, having a clear discharge and cramps, wants to know if pregnant. Probability of pregnancy there but discharge and cramps call for medical evaluation with PCP or Gynecologist to be sure what is going on; pregnancy, miscarriage, infection and other possibilities that should not be ignored too for too long. ...Read more
What do inconclusive pregnancy tests mean? Period is 8-9 weeks late, pharmacist said too late to test at home now, is this right?
Can do a urine test: In general, the urine pregnancy test shows a POSITIVE line if there is enough HCG in the urine (which usually is the case 2 or more weeks after conception). That means it is not "too late" to do the test. An "inconclusive" test result means a person cannot be sure if the test worked properly, was negative, or was positive. One can just repeat an "inconclusive" pregnancy test, such as a week later. ...Read more
My period is over 8 weeks late , was really ill with flu around the time i was expected to get my period last month, iam i pregnant?
Pregnant?: You can find out very quickly by using a home test kit that is available from your friendly pharmacist. ...Read more
Do a pregnancy: Test if sexually active. If negative any number of things can cause a delay, if period does not come in another week or two see your doctor. ...Read more
8 days late on period i am going to test on Wednesday. .. i have gained 4kg .. and im not eating that much .. what is going on ?
Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more