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is it normal to skip a period with paragard

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Powers
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Missing periods occasionally, with or without a paragard, is perfectly normal. To have a monthly period, you have to ovulate (release an egg). For a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Worry can do it!: Not sure what :Paragard" is but one thing I do know from over 40 years of practicing medicine....WORRY/STRESS about being Pregnant WILL DELAY YOUR MEN ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually : Paragard is a hormone free iud so it has no effect on whether or not you have a period. Check a pregnancy test. If positive see your doctor immediatel ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Having heavier period with paragard is common as well as having irregular cycling at first is also
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No.: The cause for missed periods is many, but not from a copper iud!
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Keep in mind, you are 48. At 48, it is very common to have irregular periods anyway. How long has the iud been in? Mirena (levonorgestrel) or paragard ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
U could: It may or may not get rid of periods, at your age if u don't want any more kids i owuld offer u an in office tubal, easy takes 5 minutes, miss 1/2 day ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You need an evaluation, bood work and an ultrasound by your obgyn and your doc can help make your periods lighter.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably : Most patients have light or no periods on Mirena (levonorgestrel) but everyone. If you are concerned try feeling for your iud string. If you can not f ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not normally: Pregnancy of course is first reason,...But anxiety can cause period issues. Other causes would be possible thyroid disorders, and an anovulatory cycl ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Most oral contraceptives can cause some women to skip a period. I would encourage you to get a pregnancy test just to be sure.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The low dose pills we use today stimulate little growth of the uterine lining. For that reason they make periods shorter and lighter ( one of the non- ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Almquist
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hard to say.: What you are describing may be something unrelated to your diagnosis of pcos. You may have a vaginal discharge that is occurring at the same time as ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If she conceives: Two weeks after ovulation a women will have a period unless she conceives, almost without exception.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Can happen: Woman may experience irregularity of their cycles, known as dysfunctional uterine bleeding. There are many causes. Any woman who misses a cycle and is ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Can be.: The average adult cycle is 28-35 days. Some people are outside the average.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Mnay low dose oral contraceptives do not allow the endometrial liining to grow very much, as an additional protection from potential implantation of a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Oldson
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Might be fine: It's not unusual for women to have very light periods or 2 miss their period altogether when on "the pill." just 2 be safe, see doc& do preg test. Be ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vanita Patel
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Can be normal.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Ovarian Cyst: Symtpoms may include: menstrual irregularities, pelvic pain (sometimes shortly before your period begins or just before it ends, during intercourse, p ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Bass
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The normal range from first day to first day is 21 to 35 days. Most women are somewhere in between and usually stay with the same range. If you are n ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Merritt
49 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late and light OK: Stress of any kind: school, family, job, travel- can upset ovulation and give skipped or light flow. If you are on bcp these things can also make y ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: With this type of pill this happens often.

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