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Sexually active period ten days late took pt test today came back negative, whats going on? Periods are always late/irregular 2-6 days late help pls
It happens: Some women have irregular egg release patterns & this drives cycles to be irregular. Some miss a month or two before menses. Urine pregnancy tests are more often falsely - than falsely + so if you think pregnancy is a possibility testing again every few days on a morning sample may show it. If it remains negative & you skip a month or 2 call your OBGYN. They can trigger a cycle for a system reset. ...Read more
What would a few thick red-black stringy clots that look like jelly mean on day 1 of period? Not sexually active. Period is always on time.
Probably nothing: The character of the clots doesn't mean much. If the blood is with your periods, it is not suspicious for any medical condition. ...Read more
Forgot two pills last month in the second week of pills. Doubled up the next two and wasn't sexually active period came on time now I am cramping?
Pregnant? : To be sure, check a pregnancy test. ...Read more
I'm on the pill to regulate my period. Not sexually active. Period starts after 3-4 days after taking the 21st pill.. is this normal?
Yes: That is exactly how the birth control pills should work. ...Read more
Aprox 35d cycle. Sexually active, period 1w late. Then came lots of dark brown blood, then 5 days of red bleeding, needed tampons. Possible implant?
Unlikely: Implantation of an embryo should not cause "lots of dark brown blood" to come out of one's vagina. Implantation usually happens with no vaginal bleeding at all. ...Read more
Sexually active. Period due next week but I am cramping few seconds on off occasionally.have milky white clear discharge but no odor or itching. Why?
Vaginal discharge: The vaginal discharge can change. cramping maybe from the cervix or uterus. if your menstrual period is due in 7 days & your cycles are regular (every 28 days and last 5 - 7 days), your symptoms maybe from early pregnancy. home urine pregnancy test - first urine in morning is best. have you had sexual intercourse w/o condom in the past 7 days? ...Read more
Very sexually active, no period last month , negative pregnant test, period 3 days late. What's going on?
I spotted every now & then in Aug. & I was sexually active. My period never came in Aug. Now I'm bleeding, it's been 6 days. Is it my period?
Check pg test.: Check a home pregnancy test and follow the instructions exactly. If negative, it is likely your period. If it is positive and you have bleeding you need to go to the ER or call your doc. Practice safe sex if you don't wish to be pregnant or get a disease (if applicable). ...Read more
I'm a 28 year old virgin and not sexually active. My period came 2 weeks late. Is this normal? My last period was Sept. 1 and then on Oct . 18.
It happens sometimes: 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. ...Read more
D&c begining of feb. got reg period at wnd of feb. was sexually active after. Period due in a week but for two weeks iv had brown discharge sometimes ?
If you are concerned about being pregnant, If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Maybe: If you're saying that you missed a period, it's possible that you're pregnant.A quick otc home pregnancy test, however, will answer question. Brown discharge only means blood is old, but it doesn't say how old, days or weeks. Back pain is associated with pre-menstrual symptoms. First things first, take a pregnancy test to rule that out. If neg, consider discuss with doctor re missed period. ...Read more
I'm 17 years old and not sexually active. My period usually last for 7 days and it is day 9 and frequent clots are coming out. Help me! i'm scared?
See your Doc: The amount of bleeding seems excessive & needs evaluation. Your doc will evaluate everything from thyroid hormone imbalance to bleeding disorders & uterine abnormalities. Usually for young women, the work up is negative and the diagnosis is simply dysfunctional uterine bleeding (dub) & treatment involves ocps (oral contraceptive pills). Don't be scared, see your doc & take care. ...Read more
I'm a week late. Me and my fiance are very sexually active. Last period was may 27th and lasted 5 days. All tests were negative but 1. Am i pregnant?
Pregnancy Testing: If you have tested more than once it is very unlikely statistically to have more than one false negative. If you are not pregnant then it may be wise to get to the gynecologist's to find out why your period is delayed. ...Read more
Im on the pill, sexually active, not period related as period finished over a week ago. I have itchiness and brown discharge. What is this?
Sexually active. Missed period aprox three months back, had a normal light cycle. Now i have taken four tests, all negative. Im having frequent poops,?
24, not pregnant, not currently sexually active. No period for 4 months but loads of thin watery discharge? What is wrong?
Not ovulating: You'd have to be evaluated (history, exam, blood tests) to find out why, though. ...Read more
I'm 46 and sexually active, my period started 2 days early & stopped after 2 days. Am I premenopausal? Pregnancy test was negative. 26 day cycle
Peri-menopause: The average age of menopause is 52.The years before are called perimenopause. During this transition menses usually change. Some women become irregular, some have heavier flow, some skip menses for several months then start again. This is very unpredictable.You should consider yourself fertile until you have gone one year without a period. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer