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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Does delayed/late ovulation and late conception affects growing baby in pregnancy r der any complication in such pregnancy?

Does delayed/late ovulation and late conception affects growing baby in pregnancy r der any complication in such pregnancy?

Maybe: Late ovulation can be from poorer quality eggs which then may make lower levels of progesterone so early pregnancy not week supported and possible higher risk of early pregnancy loss. Once placenta takes over at ten to twelve weeks should nol ...Read more

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My regular cycle is 36.In my last period changed to 33.I think i am 2-5 days delayed. Does the changed cycle made it late or could it be pregnancy?

My regular cycle is 36.In my last period changed to 33.I think i am 2-5 days delayed. Does the changed cycle made it late or could it be pregnancy?

Take a test: 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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Besides stress what else can delay a period? I'm 20 days late negative pregnancy tests.

Besides stress what else can delay a period? I'm 20 days late negative pregnancy tests.

Lots of things can: Delay your period. Low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, 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. I am assuming that if you are sexually active that you have already taken a home. ...Read more

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Other than pregnancy, can stressing about a late period delay it? If so, what level of stress can cause it? Having a meltdown or just worrying daily?

Other than pregnancy, can stressing about a late period delay it? If so, what level of stress can cause it? Having a meltdown or just worrying daily?

Should not delay it: If you are trying to get pregnant, and aren't already, stress can play into delaying this. However, once conception happens, the pregnancy isn't delayed. So, it's important for you to get enough rest, be on a healthy diet, prenatal vitamin support if you want to be pregnant, and reduce your stress levels. Stress releases cortisol and other neurotransmitters, even when worrying that isn't good for mother or baby. ...Read more

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A week before due period i had UTI, took Nitrofutoid for 7 days. 3 days late now with multiple pregnancy symptoms.. Preg, or delayed (.) from the med?

A week before due period i had UTI, took Nitrofutoid for 7 days. 3 days late now with multiple pregnancy symptoms.. Preg, or delayed (.) from the med?

Furadantoin: Not sure whether you are pregnant or having side-effects of drug. There has been no evidence in animals that this should affect your fetus. There are, however, no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Because animal reproduction studies are not always predictive of human response, this drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. ...Read more

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Am a week late with my periods , have taken 2 pregnancy tests . Both negative. Want to know what is the reason for the delayed periods?Am very anxious

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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Can amoxocilllin delay your period? I'm on bc pills and 5 days late. Also very stressed lately. Took pregnancy test and it was negative.

Can amoxocilllin delay your period?  I'm on bc pills and 5 days late.  Also very stressed lately. Took pregnancy test and it was negative.

Stress can: While the Amoxicillin can interfere with the effectiveness of the hormones in your birth control (that is why you always use a backup method of contraception if on antibiotics and the pill), it should not delay the onset of your menses. However, the stress you talk about certainly could have an effect enough to delay your cycle. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more