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what does it mean if you period is late five days after the expected date?

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sereniti123

Asked by sereniti123 at 11:10 AM on Jan. 17, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • It means that you either didn't ovulate and your uterine lining is shedding or that you ovulated later than normal.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 11:11 AM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • t may not mean anything. It could mean just that your cycle is off. It could mean that you might be pregnant.

    sheer_heart

    Answer by sheer_heart at 11:11 AM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • It could mean any number of things. Pregnant, stressed, not eating enough, doing a lot of exercise, some other unknown problem...... but stress or pregancy are probably the most likely of the two...
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:12 AM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Stress, emotional changes, sleeping or eating habits change, change of environment, illness, virus, change in cycle .. The list goe son and on and on.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:29 AM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • You might be pregnant but it could be other things also. Like was mentioned above it could be stress. My period was just 6 days late and I took 2 tests and they both were negative. My period finally started but it did scare me when it was late. I have always been a 28 day girl.
    carolinagirl075

    Answer by carolinagirl075 at 1:18 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Take a pregnancy test
    MKSers

    Answer by MKSers at 1:24 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • It means your period is 5 days late.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:14 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

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