Yes, stress is one of the things that can delay someone's period.
However, if someone is worried that she may be pregnant, the smart thing to do is take a pregnancy test, which she can do as soon as her period is late (so if it's late by 2 or 3 weeks, she can most certainly take the test right away).
If this person is pregnant, then it's vital that she know about it as soon as possible so that she can decide what to do next.
And if she isn't pregnant, then the test will enable her to stop worrying.
Yes, stress can delay periods. However, a pregnancy test can alleviate that stress quickly. If it's been at least ten -fourteen days (depending on the sensitivity of the test) since you had a pregnancy risk you can get an accurate result.
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I don't know what you're using for contraception, so this may not be applicable. Antibiotics and other medications aren't too likely to affect a girl's cycles, but antibiotics can make birth control pills less effective. Might this be relevant here?
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