Most of us have thought it before: Why is my period late? Late periods are the worst! Having to constantly worry about when it will come, and if your bedsheets and underwear will get stained , is a huge bummer. More than that, for some sexually active people, having a late period can be one of life's most stressful experiences, and unprotected sex before a late period can mean it's time to take a pregnancy test. But if you're not sexually active, and you're sure you aren't pregnant, there are still plenty of reasons for a delayed period.
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Can someone shed light on this situation? I'm totally freaking out after taking Plan B. I had protected sex on November 9th, however the condom slipped, so to be safe and not sorry I went and got Plan B within two hours of the incident. I took the pill and my period for that month came a few days early but it started off slow, but then became quite heavy and i bled for about five days, which is my usual time period for having a period.
Am I Pregnant or Is My Period Just Late?
If your period changed, became heavier, lighter, longer, or less frequent, would you notice? While some issues, such as stress, may temporarily affect your period and resolve on their own, others can indicate a more serious health problem that needs to be addressed. Read why period tracking apps are great , straight from women who do it every month. You've heard that stress can mess with your cycle, but although they're not exactly good for you, daily hassles you know: commuting, deadlines, presentations are unlikely to be one of the causes of irregular periods.
I had just turned 25, I was not on birth control, and my period was nine days late. Every tampon-free trip to the bathroom that week was followed by disappointment, terror, and then panic. All I could think was, "Please don't be pregnant, please don't be pregnant.