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When is a period considered late?

When is a period considered late?

It depends: It depends on how long your cycles normally are. Most women have a 28 day cycle. ...Read more

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When is you period considered late?

When is you period considered late?

Yes: If your cycle consists of a certain number of days and you don't get you period during that time then you are late. ...Read more

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Period came late what could be wrong?

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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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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Can you tell me exactly when is a period considered late?

Can you tell me exactly when is a period considered late?

When: If you have regular periods, it is late if it does not come at the anticipated time. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body wt, obesity, marked wt ^ 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) & pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your period starts late and ends early?

What does it mean if your period starts late and ends early?

Lighter period.: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...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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Period days late then it came and it was heavy but only lasted 2 days! Usually it’s 5,Is this normal?Would taking 1800 mg Rhodiola Rosea effect it?

Period days late then it came and it was heavy but only lasted 2 days! Usually it’s 5,Is this normal?Would taking 1800 mg Rhodiola Rosea effect it?

Weird cycle: It is important to not panic just because one cycle if a little off from the others. The main issue is what is the pattern over time. If your cycles return to normal over the next few months then one abnormal cycle is not an issue. If you are not on birth control consider starting which will also give you better cycle control. I would avoid herbal treatments that do not have scientific support ...Read more

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No bc period 41days late. normal on 03/13 withdrawal on 03/28 period 04/13 now it's 05/23.When I had it on 04/13 it was light only seen it when wiping?

No bc period 41days late. normal on 03/13 withdrawal on 03/28 period 04/13 now it's 05/23.When I had it on 04/13 it was light only seen it when wiping?

Test for pregnancy: It is not clear from your info where things stand..run a home pregnancy test and if negative you may want to see your gynecologist and or get a more reliable test (in lab) ...Read more

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Why are the causes of my period being late?

Why are the causes of my period being late?

Many: Pregnancy, stress, medication side effects, low body weight, high levels of exercise.Hormonal disturbances such as thyroid disorder, pituitary disorders..., peri menopause or menopause, ovarian cysts, medical conditions........There are too many potential factors. See a gynecologist for an examination and better diagnosis, . ...Read more

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Why would it be that my period is late?

Why would it be that 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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