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is it possible to ovulate and NOT be pregnant or NOT have a period afterwards? what else could be the cause of a delayed period?

I know i've ovulated because i got a positive opk.

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Asked by shay1130 at 12:04 PM on Jan. 25, 2011 in Health

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  • Stress could delay your period or sometimes the body just does funny things!

    Answer by MrsMWF at 12:07 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Stress, being sick

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 12:07 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Yes, it can happen. I would ovulate monthly yet only get a period every 5 months or so.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:07 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Stress is a big factor in missed periods. Or you could be pregnant and the tests not pick up enough Hcg levels. You may want to consider getting a blood test done.

    Answer by JeremysMom at 12:08 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • i'm not stressed really , the only thing stressing me is those damn pregnancy test!!!!!!

    Comment by shay1130 (original poster) at 12:08 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • stress is a big cause of lots of crazy things your body does

    Answer by kellar2 at 12:12 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • When you have an anovulatory month, it doesn't have to be caused by stress. Your body goes thru the motions but doesn't release an egg. This can cause early period and late periods.

    The last time I had an anovulatory month, it was 72 days before my period finally came. i am a normal 31 day cycle.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 12:15 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Exercise can also change the timing of your period

    Answer by kylesmom at 1:09 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

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