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Can a late menstrual period mean I am pregnant?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Hpt
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.

In brief: Hpt
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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Ron Eaker
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not always
There are a number of common causes of irregular cycles.
Certainly pregnancy is one of these, but if cycles persist in being irregular, there are some blood tests and findings on exam that may explain them.

In brief: Not always
There are a number of common causes of irregular cycles.
Certainly pregnancy is one of these, but if cycles persist in being irregular, there are some blood tests and findings on exam that may explain them.
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker
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