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No period for a long time

A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirstie Cunningham
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: According to the age, you are 15 years old. It is very common to have irregular cycles for the first few years of menstruating.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tyrone Malloy
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: It means the lining inside of your uterus continued to growth despite not having your cycle. When this happens your cycle will usually be heavier than ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prolonged period: A 3 week period is not normal even if it is on and off as described. Over several weeks anemia can develop.(low blood levels) You need to see a GYN MD ... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Having : Having a long, heavy period is typical when you haven't had a period for a long time. This happens when a woman doesn't ovulate regularly. This can h ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really a period: You have abnormal uterine bleeding. Causes can be benign like polyps, or hormone imbalances, or thyroid disease. There can be underlying cancers. Yo ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Amenorrhea: Not having a period is related to an inappropriate amount of estrogen and or Progesterone in the body and may be independent of having been on birth c ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
You didn't say: How much you weigh or if you have any "food issues" so it impossible to say for certain, however you asked what "could be going on". One possibility i ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need evaluation...: If you aren't pregnant already and are not having periods, you need to see your Ob/Gyn for an evaluation. There are a number of things and can preven ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Foulks
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
A balanced diet best: There is no diet that will enhance ovulation or affect your periods except a starvation diet or extreme hypocaloric dieting that inhibits ovulation an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: A brief bout of exercise or something stimulating can sometimes get you over the hump. If something else is needed, caffeine is the most socially acc ... Read More

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