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31 years old, period has been late past two months, what gives?

By Anonymous May 20, 2012 - 10:17am
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Hello all,

I'm 31, not on birth control. i have no reason to be pregnant i have not had sex in about a year. i've for the most part had regular periods, my cycle is usually 30 days, however last month it was late by about a week, but came and was regular. however this month, i didn't get any pre-period signs (sore breasts, bloating) and so far nothing has showed up and i'm about 4 days late again. i have regular exams every year, just got one less than a year ago, everything came back free and clear. should i be concerned or am i worried about nothing? thanks everyone.

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Hi Anon,

Thanks for posting. Every now and then your period will change. A cycle that occurs within 28-35 days is nothing to be worried about. Stress and other factors such as weight loss, weight gain and medications can also cause a change in your period. If you start missing periods, then you may want to schedule an appointment with your doctor. 

Best Wishes,


May 20, 2012 - 12:11pm
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Anonymous (reply to Rosa Cabrera RN)

thank you, i think i just needed to hear someone calm my nerves. i'm such a basketcase sometimes. i knoew my obgyn always told me the body is not a machine so things like this can happen. thanks! :)

May 20, 2012 - 12:12pm
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