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Why is my period always 3 to 5 days late? I mean, my period was supposed to start april 11, but I went walking on april 10 and my period didn't come.

Why is my period always 3 to 5 days late? I mean, my period was supposed to start april 11, but I went walking on april 10 and my period didn't come.

This is normal: At 13 yrs of age, your ovulation is still immature till around 20. Some women ovulate a little later. Normal cycles are considered between 25-35 days. So don't worry it is normal. ...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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Why am I late on my period?

See your physician: There can be many reasons for missing your period. The most common reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm 5days late for my period?

I'm 5days late for my period?

Many causes: If you are late on your period and are sexually active you could be pregnant. A urine pregnancy test at this stage should be accurate. Other causes include stress, hormone fluctuations, thyroid problems, medications, excessive excercise, changes in body weight, etc. See your doctor to help you figure out what is causing this if your cycle does not resume. ...Read more

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I'm always late on my period, why?

I'm always late on my period, why?

I don't know.: 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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I m late on my period and so scared?

I m late on my period and so scared?

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 more

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I am late on my period what going on

I am late on my period what going on

Hard to say: You provided little information to go on. Some who miss are pregnant. Some will just skip a cycle once and a while when they fail to ovulate. Some have other health or stress issues that cause aa change in patterns. ...Read more

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Uhoh. So why am I late for my period?

Uhoh. So why am I late for my period?

Pregnant?: Could be pregnancy, could be perimenopause. Could something else. First step - take a home pregnancy test. If negative see you family doctor or gyn for evaluation of your status. ...Read more

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How is it that my period would be late?

How is it that my period would be late?

Late 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm late for my period what could this be?

I'm late for my period what could this be?

R/O preg #1: Assuming it is neg could be hormonal imbalance or an ovarian cyst, see your or a gyn for a workup to determine the cause and then the proper treatment can be given. ...Read more

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Why are the causes of my period being late?

Why are the causes of my period being late?

Many: Pregnancy, stress, medication side effects, low body weight, high levels of exercise. Hormonal disturbances such as thyroid disorder, pituitary disorders..., peri menopause or menopause, ovarian cysts, medical conditions........There are too many potential factors. See a gynecologist for an examination and better diagnosis, . ...Read more

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Why is my period late?

Don't know.: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why would it be that my period is late?

Why would it be that my period is late?

Late 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Hey! I'm wondering why my period is late.?

Many factors: Besides pregnancy, not having your period in time can be do to anovulation. This means you didn't ovulate this cycle. Anovulation can be do to many factors. A few are stress, poor nutrition, certain medications, ovarian cysts. It is common to at times have anovulation. As long as you are not pregnant you should relax and see if you go back to having regular cycles. ...Read more

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I m late for my period. So am I preggers?

I m late for my period. So am I preggers?

Hpt: There isn't a way to know without a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My period 34 days late

My period 34 days late

Late Period.: Hello Jeremy,
If you within child bearing age and are sexually active, you could be pregnant. I recommend you see your OB/GYN for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How late can my period be?

How late can my period be?

More info: Please provide more information:
are your periods regular or irregular?
How late are you?
Are you sexually active?
Are you taking birth control pills? ...Read more

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Why is my period a week late?

Why is my period a week late?

Several......: Normal variance, sex...leading to pregnancy, systemic problem....nutrition, anemia, thyroid issues etc ...Read more

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Hi, my period is 18 days late, ?

Late menses: Take a pregnancy test. Otherwise, see a doctor for testing to determine why your menses are late. The answer will depend on many considerations. ...Read more

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Is it normal be late on my period?

No, but: It is not technically "normal" but it is not uncommon. Some women have irregular cycles - others are like clockwork. Various physical and mental variable can alter the timing of menses -- even stress and simply being near other women with different cycles in a confined environment. Wait longer, and consider a pregnancy test if indicated. ...Read more

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Why would my period be a week late?

Why would my period be a week late?

Period: There may be variability in periods cycle but there is always a question of pregnancy in sexually active females ...Read more

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My period is 8 days late why is that?

Could be pregnant: One of the most common reasons for a late period is pregnancy. You should consider taking an at-home pregnancy test or seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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What is causing my period to be late?

Late 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be late for my period?

Is it normal to be late for my period?

No not normal: It may not be anything serious, obviously #1 to r/ o preg assuming u are sexually active if neg there can be other reasons so see your gyn for a workup. ...Read more

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What causes my period to be 2 weeks late?

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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm concerned about my period being late!?

I'm concerned about my period being late!?

Possible 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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My period is 4 months late. What could be wrong?

My period is 4 months late. What could be wrong?

Menopause symptoms: Symptoms of menopause include irregular cycles (eventually becoming absent), hot flashes, sleep difficulty, mood changes, drier skin, vaginal dryness, loss of libido, night sweats, fatigue, hair loss, poor concentration, etc. Menopause would be the most likely cause of absent cycles in women over 45, but other concerning issues may also be present, so an evaluation by a gynecologist would be wise ...Read more

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I'm 3 months late for my period what could it be?

I'm 3 months late for my period what could it be?

See your GYN: 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. Take hpt. ...Read more

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I was three weeks late for my period why could this be?

I was three weeks late for my period why could this be?

Late: Possibly pregnant if sexually active or imbalance of your hormones. Follow up with your GYN. All the best. ...Read more

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Hi my period is 8 days late and I have absolutely no vaginaldischarge at all?

Hi my period is 8 days late and I have absolutely no vaginaldischarge at all?

Pregnant?: Without knowing your age, menstrual and sexual history it's not possible to give specific advice. If pregnancy is possible do a pregnancy test and if negative repeat the test in 6 days if your period hasn't come. If still (-) get a blood test for pregnancy. Sometimes periods are delayed a week due to fluctuations in hormone levels.

Skipped Period? Go here for causes: http://bit. Ly/1Cg4Eio ...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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I don't know why my period is late?

I don't know why my period is late?

Late 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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My period is late what should I do?

My period is late what should I do?

Well depends: If you are sexually active. Take a pregnancy test. If you are not sexually active wait and period may simply be late ...Read more

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I'm 21 days late for my period? Why?

I'm 21 days late for my period? Why?

Chance of pregnancy?: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… a visit to one’s ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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What is some reasons why my period is late?

Some 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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My period is 3days late could I have a chance of being pregent?

My period is 3days late could I have a chance of being pregent?

If you have been: Sexually active then yes, pregnancy is possible. Take a home pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Why is my period late and lighter?

Why is my period late and lighter?

Many reasons: At 20 there are many reasons for the menstrual period to be late. The most common is simply hormonal changes including pregnancy. Certainly check a pregnancy test. Spotting is very common at the end of normal menses, early or threatened pregnancy, or infections or cancer of the vagina or cervix. If it persists or other symptoms start check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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