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When do you need to see a doctor about late/missed periods?

By November 4, 2018 - 8:52am
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I’ve recently become sexually active for the first time, and am now 19 days late for my usually fairly regular period and am wondering what to do. All the sex has been protected, but I am still concerned about pregnancy as this is new to me. Could this be due to stress (I’ve recently moved to uni)? And is buying a pregnancy test necessary? Do I need to see a doctor at all?
Thanks in advance!

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Hello, Anon.

Thank you for posting.

If the sex has been protected and you are sure there were no mishaps, it's likely your period is late for other reason such as stress or a change in lifestyle. If you still have doubts, a pregnancy test can ease your mind. In general, it's a good idea to have a yearly GYN visit.


November 4, 2018 - 9:06am
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