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Aimalicious
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My periods are usually normal, and I was supposed to get my period October 10th. Well, today is the 14th (almost the 15th) and still nothing. I had cramps, and noticed a lot of discharge that made me believe my period had arrived, but it hadn't.
I took a pregnancy test yesterday morning and it was negative, but the test was probably 5 months old since it had been sitting in my closet. It wasn't expired so I figured it was okay.

Should I take another test if I still don't see my period by Monday? That would make me a week late.

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Heather
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Can I ask how you chart your periods? If so, over the last, say, six months, how many days long were each of your cycles? When did your last period start?

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First day of my last period was on September 13th. I count 28 days, but usually see my period between 28 and 30 days.
My cycles last about 5 days.

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Heather
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So, in the last six months, your cycles have all been between 28 and 30 days long?

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Yeah. This is the latest my period has been.
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Heather
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Okay. By my count, though, we're only looking at 33 days right now. And sometimes, periods do just skip: it happen now and then.

So, for now, I'd give this another week, then, if you did have any possible pregnancy risks, retest.

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