Late period, not pregnant

Question

Hello I’m a 25 year old lesbian. My menstrual is a week late. My last pap test was done a month ago. Every thing was ok. Well being a lesbian and all you can understand why I’m concerned. Pregnancy is out of the question. If you have an answer for me i will be grateful.Andrea

Answer

There are many reasons for the cycle length to vary. We help women learn how to chart their cycles, so they are aware of all the events of the cycle, not just the bleeding. By learning more about your body, you can learn how to identify when you ovulate, which permits you to identify more accurately when your period is truly due. Just knowing the date of your last menstrual period is not an accurate predictor of when your next one is due. If pregnancy is not a possibility, than it may be as simple as a longer cycle. One cause of this is stress. If you are experiencing stress, it may have delayed your ovulation, and hence your next menstruation.

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