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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
At your age: It is common, due to the ovaries not functioning properly, if you want pg you need to see a reprodcutive endocrinlogist( infert specailist asap) as u ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pena
24 years experience in Fertility Medicine
It depends: There is a wide variety of etiologies for anovulation. And the solution may not only depend on the etiology, but what exactly is the "problem" anovul ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Irregular cycles: When ovulation is not taking place appropriately, the menstrual cycle will reflect that. In women who are anovulatory, their cycles will be irregular ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No periods: Amenorrhea (no menstrual period) is the most common effect. Long-term absence of menstrual period can cause bone loss and may influence the future ri ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Not necessarily: Perimenopause-the time before menopause brings all kinds of changes including irregular periods (too early or too late), heavier to lighter bleeding, ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Anovulatory cycle: Irregular menses is very common in young women. Check out http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/anovulatory_cycle for info re anovulatory cycle as cause of irr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Endometriosis is a disorder that is associated with menstruation, not ovulation. People with endometriosis continue to release eggs however the probl ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristie Deblasio
11 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Period: I cannot speak from a medical perspective, but from a psychological perspective, stress can affect your cycle onset and duration.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Very: Anovulatory cycles are the most common cause of irregular menses in young women, as much as 50% of cycles during 1st 2yrs after menarche. This irregul ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Doubt it is: Peri menopause because your fsh is very low, too low to call it peri menopause. Have you been ill or under a lot of stress? That could certainly cause ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience in Endocrinology
No: Clomid (clomiphene) is not used to regulate the period but to stimulate ovulation so a women can get pregnant. Birth vontt pills are used to regulate ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Florence Nwofor
Specializes in Pediatrics
Irregular periods: A very common GYN complaint and may be caused by problems local to the reproductive system or general a systemic problem including stress & medica ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sometimes: It depends on why you have irregular periods. Of the cause is that you are not ovulating you will have trouble getting pregnant. Off you keep a caland ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and t ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Possibly: Some patients may experience slight menstrual irregularity for 1 to 2 months after stopping clomid (clomiphene). Clomid (clomiphene) manipulates hormo ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: In fact, you may stop having periods altogether. One key to managing pcos / pcod is to stay aerobically / physically fit. Good luck.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Not deficient: Lh deficinecy does not go with menopause; in fact lh levels get very much higher during and after menopause.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
You are: probably going to have a delayed period,
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormonal issues: A lot of different things can interfere with your hormones and stop you from ovulating. This can include being overweight, underweight, high stress, t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not used for this: While clomid (clomiphene) can induce ovulation and ovulation is what regulates periods, it is a poor choice for regulation of periods unless you are a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience in Gynecology
PCOS?: You need to be evaluated to r/o pcos, which has elevated testosterone, irregular menses. You should also have a pelvic ultrasound to ascertain whether ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
PCOS: Pcos is characterized by 1) irregular periods, 2) high androgen levels, and/or 3) many small ovarian follicle cysts. It's called a syndrome because di ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
Yes,: one can conceive.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes ItMay: Endometrial ablation def can cause irregular menses.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Ovulation yes or no: Anovulation means that no egg is released. Ovulation means that an egg is released.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes!
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: If untreated or under treated. If your thyroid hormones have been restored to normal, it should no longer have an impact on your periods.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sorry, can't make : That diagnostic assessment on -line. See your gynecologist to help make the distinction. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, ma ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonja Shanley
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Definitions....: Anovulation means you didn't ovulate that cycle. Ovulation occurs mid-cycle and not ovulating does not necessarily alter the flow of the following me ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Remedies for periods: Not having a period can be a sign of early pregnancy, thyroid disorders, hormonal imbalance such as pco, prolonged use of birth control, stress, too m ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: It depends why you are not ovulating. There are many causes. For example thyroid problems and obesity can causes anovulation and can be treated wit ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not exactly : Birth control pills will regulate the cycle by controlling bleeding. They do not trigger ovulation though once you stop them.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Won't help ovulation: Progesterone can be used to make you have 'withdrawal bleeding' so that you shed the lining of your uterus, to prevent a thick lining or pre-cancerous ... Read More
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