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Why Is My Period 3 Days Late
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
Pregnancy possible: Pregnancy should be ruled out. Otherwise it likely means a cycle where you did not ovulate. This can happen near menopause or in women with endocrinologic reasons to not ovulate (e.g. Pcos, hypothyroid, etc). Your menses can be regulated with hormones, but you need to be evaluated for hormonal disorders. ...Read more
Pregnant?: The over the counter pregnancy (urine) tests generally take 5-6 weeks to become positive. However, the industry always has newer products. Ask your local pharmacy if they have a product that can detect pregnancy earlier. A blood test, which can be ordered by a physician can be positive as soon as you miss your period ...Read more
Relax.: Being 3 days late is not unusual but may indicate pregnancy. In my experience most of the time a period is missed, if you are not pregnant it means nothing. Most diseases of the uterus or hormones show up as increased bleeding. If you miss your next period, get a pregnancy test or see your doctor or both. ...Read more
Last month my period was 4 days late lasted for 5.5 days .. Bleeding after intercourse.. And now my period is 3 days late. Could i be pregnant ?
Yes: Your period could be late just because of the normal variation in cycle length but, if you have been having unprotected intercourse, pregnancy is a possibility. To be sure do a pregnancy test and repeat it in 3-5 days if it is negative and your period still hasn't started. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more
Cramping for 3 days and nauseous my period is 3 days late and my at home pregnancy test was negative ?
Need more info: Did you have unprotected sex? if yes, you may wish to get a blood test for HCG as that would be positive by now if you are pregnant, Or you may repeat hpt in 4-5 days. 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
It could be a number: Of things. Call your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
3 days late on period. Took a HPT, negative result. Now my period is 5 days late. I can feel all the cramps and backache but why no period?
Is it normal to have cramps 3 days after period ends? Period only lasted 3 days no birth control and TTC
Took Plan B pill 3 days before my period was due. Period is 3 days late & I'm cramping and having discharge. am I pregnant?
Unlikely: Best to check home pregnancy test on first morning urine. If negative repeat in 7 to 10 days. If both negative unlikely you are pregnant. Plan B will affect your period because of the hormones in the medication. Hope this was helpful. Be sure to use form of contraception in the future such as birth control pill or condom to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Possible reasons: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives & perimenopause. ...Read more
My period was 2 weeks late and lasted only 3 days. i took home pregnancy before period starred but negative?
Probably: you are not pregnant....if you have doubts.....repeat in a week. ...Read more
My period is about 3 weeks late. My LMP was august 26th. I started fertility pills during that time. Hpt is negative. Could i be pregnant?
I am 3 days late for my period. Home preg test is negative. I took PlanB during last month. Why period is late? Pregnant?
Three day late period brownish and pinkish discharge negative pregnancy test (bought the $1 ones)?
Not sure: You might want to try a different test if you are not sure. The other option would we to see your MD and check a blood test. It may just be that you had a delay in ovulation, and that you period may come a little later than usual. If you haven't started in a week and you test is negative, you may want to check with your MD. ...Read more
Brown = old blood.: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
My period was three days late and it was dark and only when i wipe i wanna know if i'm pregnant or if its just a late period?
Three pos. preg. test on 01/09 and 01/10. neg since then. 5 days late period. When will my period come? 3 yrs ttc. when can I try to conceive again?
Hard to know: If you had an early miscarriage then we can not predict when exactly your next period will come. You can start trying again now. Best wishes ...Read more
I was supposed to start my period last Thursday 3/19 and have all the symptoms of my period but I am 3 days late of my period. I have never had a late period in my life before and this is the first time that it's ever happened to me. Right now I'm current
Do a pregnancy test: And do another ,if negative then see your doc ...Read more
Can excise cause a late period it has never happened to me normally my cycle is 28 days my period was due on march 21 and has not come yet?
Yes: Strenogeous exercises may delay or even stop the period. ...Read more
I had HPV shot, it made my period a week late. Now its been a week and my period is still on I've never had a late period and it normally lasts 3 days?
No relation: The hpv vaccine, (gardisil and cervarix), do not affect your period. You are having dysfunctional uterine bleeding for another reason. At your age, this is not typically anything bad. That being said, if your abnormal bleeding persists, call your gyn and make an appointment to be evaluated. Best of luck. ...Read more
How late is a period usually if you're pregnant? My period was 3 days late... Is that considered a late period sign for pregnancy?
My cervix was open for about 3 days before i got my late period, and my period ended after about 4 days and my cervix isn't closed yet. Why is this?
No correlation: Dilation of the cervical is only a relevant factor in pregnancy (e.g. Imminence and completeness of pregnancy loss in early gestation and, of course, labor in later pregnancy). If anything, the timing of one's bleeding/cycle has more to do with the endometrial lining than anything else. ...Read more
I have rarely had a late period. Since my lap chole 3 weeks ago my period is at current 2 days late with no signs of it. Should I be concerned?
Not likely: So many factors go into controlling your cycle. Having your lap chole and a 2 day late period are likely just coincidence and not causally related. If you period continues to be late, check with your obgyn to discuss options. ...Read more
Is it implantation bleeding? 3 days late period w/ lightpink to red color 1-2 pads from 4/8-4/12 or is it my period been always heavy but it's differe
I'd ignore it: Internet gossip vastly over-emphasizes the idea of 'implantation bleeding.' implantation always happens 6-7 days after fertilization, so that's the only time you could see it. ...Read more
Iam 8 days late period 3 home negative test no pregnancy symptoms but craving a lot , my period is irregular what should I do need help?
You do not need help: No. You do not need help. If your pregnancy tests were done more than 14 days after a possible conception and after a missed period you are not pregnant. You have irregular cycles. You already know this. If you want to not have irregular cycles then you go on prescription medication to regulate them. Your Family Doctor can help you with this. ...Read more
Been on Synthroid (thyroxine) 100mcg for 1 week, and am now 3 days late for my period. I got a neg pregnant test - can starting Synthroid (thyroxine) cause a late period?
Possibly: Thyroid problems (over- or under active thyroid) can cause irregular periods. You should get a blood test to see if your thyroid is in balance. Also could be abnormal pregnancy--which can be serious. If you don't want to be pregnant, see your doctor to check it out--and discuss birth control/contraception. ...Read more
Late period and clear/whitish watery discharge. My period is 3 days late and I have constant cramping in my middle lower stomache. Could I be prego?
Unprotected sex?: IIf you had unprotected sex and it was at or near the time you ovulated, yes - it is possible. So, do a test in a few days if you still have not started your period. Then, get good info on protection so you'll know how to stay safe from STDs and unwanted pregnancies. Best! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
12 weeks after sex no Sprem involved. my period keeps coming light bleed and for 3 days. Took pregnany test blood test came negative. No late period?
Not pregnant: You are having periods. You did not have sperm inside of the vagina. You cannot possibly be pregnant. Why would you let your brain get to the point you are not thinking clearly? You are having an irregular period. If you are truly worried about it then you go to the doctor. You are not pregnant. Take that off the list of causes of your symptoms. ...Read more
Can you get pregnant if you have unprotected sex the day before your period? Had sex with my bf the day before i was supposed to have my period. I took a pregnancy test 3 days after my late period and another about 10 days after i expected to have my peri
You : You can get pregnant at any point during your cycle, even though it is much less common to get pregnant during menstruation. Even though pregnancy is the number 1 reason for a missed period, other things can cause an irregular cycle also such as stress, poor diet, lots of exercise and hormone imbalance. Even though most home pregnancy tests are 97% accurate a week or 2 after your missed period, if you are still worried, you may want to have your doctor test you. Even if your test comes out negative at the doctor's office, you can discuss your missed period with them and also various methods of birth control that will work for you. ...Read more
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