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Why Am I 5 Days Late On My Period
five days late on my period and today I got a light pink spotting and I took a test yesterday and it was negative. What does this mean?
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
I am five days late on my period today. Before me and my husband left the house today i used the restroom and there was light pink discharge.Pregnant?
Pregnant: could be. take a home testGet a more detailed answer ›
I am thirteen days late on my period. I have taken five pregnancy tests and they have all came out negative. I dont understand why my period is late
Many possibilities: There are many things that can cause a period to be late.With 5 neg. pregnancy tests, this is not pregnancy.Stress,weight,diet,exercise,some medicines including contraceptives,and illnesses such as thyroid disease, diabetes/insulin resistance,PCOS,adrenal disorders,and pituitary tumors can cause this. A full history, exam, and appropriate testing would be necessary to say which is the cause. ...Read more
Im having period like cramps and im five days late on my period I took a pregnancy test and it was negative what i do thank you?
Perhaps your period: will start late. Consider repeating pregnancy test in a week if still no 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. ...Read more
Was five days late on my period.tubes tied. now heavy bleeding and clots the size of a quarter and bigger.negative pt. just had annual few days ago. ?
Long cycle: The longer cycle means that your uterine lining had longer to grow and so was thicker when you ovulated. This leads to a heavier period. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Im late on my period for five days now.. I took and at home pregnancy test and it came up negative.. Could it be stress?
Trust the test : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
I took plan b five days after sex and started bc the next week now I'm a day late on my period. Just the hormones? Or should I be worried?
I spotted for five days and now late on my period could the spotting have taken place of my period? I was recently on birth control i stopped taking it and spotted for abour five days. I am now late on my period and was wondering if the spotting could hav
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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