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Is it normal for a period to be late 4 days?

By May 5, 2018 - 2:25am
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Are pregnancy tests accurate 18 days after sex if they show negative? And does getting a normal 5 day period on the 20th day mean you are certainly not pregnant?
I ask because it is always regular like 27-28 but came on day 31. I had normal cramps and was filling pads completely with normal red discharge.

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Okay thanks for that.
There’s no need to take another test since I’ve had my period right?

May 5, 2018 - 10:39pm
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May 6, 2018 - 4:50am

Hello, again Rach79.

Pregnancy tests are accurate 14-21 days after sex. Periods can occasionally be early or late, even for women who consider themselves regular. Many things can impact the menstrual cycle not related to pregnancy, (stress, a change in body chemistry, illness, etc) Having a regular period, early or late is still a period and not an indication you would be pregnant.



May 5, 2018 - 5:45am
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