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Am i on my period or pregnancy spotting? I'm sexually active, im 8 days late & i just started bleeding. I took a at home pregnancy test and it was neg

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Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Negative pregnancy

If you are late for your period and the test is negative, then I do not think that you are pregnant.
If you are not on birth control, then you need to get on it soon so that this is not a constant worry. The most likely cause of irregular periods is related to irregularity in terms of when you ovulate. This is common in young women such as yourself.

In brief: Negative pregnancy

If you are late for your period and the test is negative, then I do not think that you are pregnant.
If you are not on birth control, then you need to get on it soon so that this is not a constant worry. The most likely cause of irregular periods is related to irregularity in terms of when you ovulate. This is common in young women such as yourself.
Dr. Timothy Raichle
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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Likely period

By 8 days late a pregnancy test very likely would be positive if you were pregnant.
So good chance that the spotting is the beginning of your period. Sometimes normal variation or stress can cause a period to be late. Are you doing something to prevent pregnancy? If you're not ready for pregnancy do something to prevent.

In brief: Likely period

By 8 days late a pregnancy test very likely would be positive if you were pregnant.
So good chance that the spotting is the beginning of your period. Sometimes normal variation or stress can cause a period to be late. Are you doing something to prevent pregnancy? If you're not ready for pregnancy do something to prevent.
Dr. Karen Jones
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