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Period is 8 days late what should I do? I stopped talking my birth control in january right when my period started, i then dumbly enough had unprotected sex twice. Now my period is 8 days late and i took a test this afternoon and it was negative. Can you

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Late period

I agree with Dr. Engrav.
If you still haven't gotten your period - consider repeating a home pregnancy test at the two week point. 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

In brief: Late period

I agree with Dr. Engrav.
If you still haven't gotten your period - consider repeating a home pregnancy test at the two week point. 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
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Mary Engrav
Emergency Medicine

In brief: In

In two days, repeat the pregnancy test.
If you still don't have your period and it's negative again, then please see your gynecologist for a blood pregnancy test which is more accurate. If you have pain, fever, vomiting, spotting, or light-headedness, then please be seen immediately in the er.

In brief: In

In two days, repeat the pregnancy test.
If you still don't have your period and it's negative again, then please see your gynecologist for a blood pregnancy test which is more accurate. If you have pain, fever, vomiting, spotting, or light-headedness, then please be seen immediately in the er.
Dr. Mary Engrav
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