Q. Does excessive amounts of coffee delay a period? Stress? I’ve had lower back pains, sore breasts, a little cramping. 5 days late. I had protected sex. Just wondering what the delay could be? It’s not normal for me to be this late. I did have some abnormal HPV cells. Is that a factor?
A. There are many issues that can cause irregular periods including stress. Abnormal cells do not cause irregular periods. If your period is over a week late take a home pregnancy test or schedule an appointment at Corner Health Center to get checked out.