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can constipation make your period late

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
No.: Constipation is more related to the bowels. Your menstrual cycle is usually not associated with bowel habits.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Doubtful: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: Constipation in itself does not make your period late.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
I would consider: pregnancy test at least 1 week after your late period, if your period never came. If negative, test again in 1 week. The longer you wait the more se ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Take home pregnancy: test to know. Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, bre ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnant? : Check a pregnancy test. If not treat the constipation which is very common in the late teens. Try miralax (polyethylene glycol) or natural calm but be ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Modern pregnancy tests are quite good though they are tilted a little bit to be false negative (which is your question). It might come back negative ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or wei ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
43 years experience Internal Medicine
See doctor: If you have blood in stool need to be checked out
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant?: These would all definitely be possible signs of pregnancy. First off, take a home pregnancy test to see. That would be most common thing to link all ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doct ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illnes ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Use of midol: Should not delay your period.

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