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What can make my period late?

What can make my period late?

Late ovulation: Late ovulation, hands down, is the most frequent reason for a late period (period starts late.) for a missed period (doesn't come at all, ) pregnancy is top of the list. ...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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If my last 4 cycles were very regular (29-30days) then what can make my period/ovulation late in this cycle with a negative pregnancy test? I'm 21yrs.

If my last 4 cycles were very regular (29-30days) then what can make my period/ovulation late in this cycle with a negative pregnancy test? I'm 21yrs.

Menstrual: Irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is one cause. See this site for more information on the subject. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/pages/causes.aspx. ...Read more

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Can a vaginal infection can make my period late?

Can a vaginal infection can make my period late?

No: There is no reason i know of to attribute a delayed period to a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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What could make my period late?

What could make my period late?

Late period: Late ovulation, hands down, is the most frequent reason for a late period (period starts late.) for a missed period (doesn't come at all, ) pregnancy is top of the list. ...Read more

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Does fibroids make my period late?

Does fibroids make my period late?

Fibroids: Fibroids can cause missed period, prolonged periods, heavy periods, spotting, painful menstruation ; frequent periods. ...Read more

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I quit marijuana, could that make my period late?

I quit marijuana, could that make my period late?

That is doubtful as : Quitting was most likely not particularly stressful to your body. ...Read more

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Aside from pregnancy, what else could make my period late?

Aside from pregnancy, what else could make my period late?

Many reasons: 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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I had a miscarriage at 5 weeks will that make my period late?

I had a miscarriage at 5 weeks will that make my period late?

Miscarriage: Yes, depending on how far along you were at the time of your loss. The pregnancy hormone or hcg, declines slowly and may delay ovulation. Be careful ! you may need contraception before you can actually see your next period. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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