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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   i am about 5 days late on my period. i have taken 2 pregnancy tests and both have came back negative. i did start a new medication 11 days ago called pristiq but i called the hospital and asked them if this would effect my cycle and they said it would not. also, i usually get very bad cramps and have not felt any yet. what could be causing this? i am not under any additional stress, and have not been eating anything i dont usually eat.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it first time you are having this?
User :   yes
User :   im 19 and have had my period for about 8 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you taking any other medicine?
User :   no
Doctor :   usually when your periods are
Doctor :   about to begin do you experience the same symptoms
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   its just five days above your date
User :   its just that i have never been late. it is always on time
Doctor :   but it is normal
Doctor :   sometimes it do happens

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