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My period is 5 days late and I'm nauseous and have other pregnancy symptoms. Today I started lightly bleeding and cramping. Why is this happening?

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Dr. Mary David
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Start with a test

If your period is 5 days late and you are having pregnancy symptoms, do a pregnancy test and, to know for sure, repeat it in 3-5 days if it is negative.
This could be anything from the normal variation in cycle length, to an implantation bleed, to a threatened miscarriage. Hope this helps.

In brief: Start with a test

If your period is 5 days late and you are having pregnancy symptoms, do a pregnancy test and, to know for sure, repeat it in 3-5 days if it is negative.
This could be anything from the normal variation in cycle length, to an implantation bleed, to a threatened miscarriage. Hope this helps.
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