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I'm a week late on my period how should I be feeling?

I'm a week late on my period how should I be feeling?

This depends: Is there a chance you could be pregnant? If you are sexually active, then a home pregnancy test makes sense. If you are not typically late, and you have had sex with a male, even if there was no ejaculate but unprotected penetration pregnancy is possible. If you have irregular cycles then this may simply be due to that. Find out either way with a home pregnancy test. Best of luck! ...Read more

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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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Is it normal to spot a week before expected period? I was also one week late on my period... Is that normal?

Is it normal to spot a week before expected period? I was also one week late on my period... Is that normal?

Probably not: If that is not typical for you. Have you be sexually active? Then it's possible you had an early miscarriage even if you used some type of birth control. It's best to discuss with a doctor face to face. ...Read more

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I'm one week late on my period, can I use evening urine and get an accurate result? Bc I tested today at 5 pm and got negative

I'm one week late on my period, can I use evening urine and get an accurate result? Bc I tested today at 5 pm and got negative

Not as good: Try, if negative could be wrong, and repeat in the morning, and if negative then, it still could be wrong, See doc if no period and negative. Your doc can do blood test and check you over for other reasons for missed periods. Different home pregnancy tests vary in accuracy. But they perform best when you follow the instructions for the test you choose to use. No test is foolproof. ...Read more

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Im a week late on my period. Am i pregnant?

Im a week late on my period. Am i pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I am a week late on my period, and my boyfriend and I have never had sex. Should I be worried?

I am a week late on my period, and my boyfriend and I have never had sex. Should I be worried?

Virgin pregnancy: A virgin pregnancy is not possible without devine intervention or sex play without condoms. ...Read more

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I was a week late on my period then had a one day bleed, did a pregnacy test 5 days later but negative what does this mean?

Many factors: Many factors cause irregular menstrual cycles. It can be due to pregnancy and you might want to check a pregnancy test in one week. But it also can be do to stress, medications, obesity, hormonal changes. It is very common to miss a menstrual cycle or have irregular periods as you describe. ...Read more

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I was spotting on and off before my period then it stopped and i was a week late on my period then it came now I started spotting again?

I was spotting on and off before my period then it stopped and i was a week late on my period then it came now I started spotting again?

Many causes: There are many causes for irregular periods. Take a pregnancy test if there is any chance of pregnancy. If not then stress, hormonal shifts or thyroid issues can cause spotting and irregular periods. If you have been regular up to now it should straighten out in a few months. If this does not resolve see your doctor for an exam and some testing. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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