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Why are my periods delayed?

I am actually one month late with my period last week I got cramps just like my period will b on. Just after I pee wen I wipe there is light blood but after that no. Am married n my pregnamcg test negative. Is it serious. 6 days now v light bleeding.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hello madam, from the history you have given, well delayed periods can be due to many causes.Apart from pregnancy, sometimes stress may delay the periods. Thyroid disorders may also alter the cycle.i would suggest you to consult your gynaecologist, once pregnancy is ruled out and if there no underlying pathological condition then you may be prescribed medicines for withdrawal bleeding. Hope i was helpful to you.
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