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Sometimes periods can be delayed for 5-10 days due to stress, changes in sleep, diet or exercise pattern, hormonal changes etc. If you suspect to be pregnant, look out for development of any other new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. Wait and watch for your next period. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates and you continue to have (or develop new) symptoms suggestive of pregnancy, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for further examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
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