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Why Am I Late On My Period
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
If you are sexually: active than go ahead and take a pregnancy test now. (repeat in 7 days if negative) 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doc. I was too stressed that i ovulate late and got my period late too on my 35th cycle.Now im having back pains, am i preg?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am almost 4 days late on my period, my nipples hurt and I am having period like cramps but no period, am i pregnant?
See you MD: There are many different reasons for having spotting after a period. Your md will ask about your history. Age , medical conditions like thyroid disease and diabetes, life stress, strenuous exercise, and eating disorders are a few things which can affect the menses. A blood pregnancy test may be considered. ...Read more
I am wondering why I am still on my period when I am normally on it for 5 days, but I am going on day 9...
Variation: Some variation from month to month is expected. We don’t usually get too excited if one month is a little different as long as the others are normal. If you are not satisfied with your level of menstrual cycle control then consider taking birth control to regulate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 7 days late on my period. I got my period last month and I didn't have sex this past month. My breath really ache.
Some thoughts...: 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. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more
Not quite sure: Do you mean you should be having your period but haven't been "bleeding". If so, and you have been sexually active pregnancy is always possible. Consider at least checking a home pregnancy test. By the way, your profile suggests you are a man from Mexico ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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