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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible reasons: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, s ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: It is normal to miss a period if you are just beginning your cycles (first 3-5 years), if you are entering menopause, if you are manipulating your cyc ... Read More
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Dr. Cassandra Ndiforchu
48 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: A 28 day cycle is the “gold standard” for normal. Normal length menstrual cycles can vary from one individual to another. A 28 day cycle will move a ... Read More
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Dr. Cassandra Ndiforchu
48 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: For women over 40, estrogen & Progesterone levels begin to fall. This can lead to many variations in menstrual flow from what was "normal" for th ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor.: I assume from your question you had a negative pregnancy test. The menstrual cycle can vary by a few days from month to month, so if your period is on ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Missed period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Missed period: If you missed a period and your pregnancy test came back negative, then you most likely had an anovulatory cycle, meaning your ovaries didn't release ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
#1 -R/O pregnancy: Could be hormonal or in your mid 40s could be perimenopausal where u start to skip periods which is normal at that age.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It never came: In hindsight, a missed period would be a late period that never came (even after waiting 2-3 weeks). Some people use the words "late period" and "miss ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Are you pregnant?: If you missed a period and could be pregnant then I am not sure why you have not tested yet. If you are not pregnant then this very well may be the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many reasons: There are a huge number of reasons too many to list here, but the number one reason is pregnancy.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Missed period: If sexually active would recommend taking a pregnancy test is period is missed.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible causes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illnes ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
No period is common: Without any information there is little we can do here except to remind you that there are a number of reasons for a missed period. You have provided ... Read More

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