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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Progesterone: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) which is progesterone, is the most common medication to provoke a period. Taken for 5 days it typically causes what we ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Stress : Stress on the body or hormonal fluctuations can cause periods to be late, but if there is any possibility of pregnancy then the patient should take a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Unlikely: Unlikely, but no way to tell without knowing what the prescription was.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. HUGH Melnick
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
YES: Progesterone, by pill or injection will start your period, if you are not pregnant. You may have breast tenderness, bloating or moodiness from this ho ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Dexamethasone: I do not know of any vitamins that will affect your menstrual cycle but see that you are taking dexamethasone. This is a powerful medicine with many s ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Needs a consult: The average time to conception is quoted as 6 months and most don't consider you as having a fertility issue before at least a year of trying. Your r ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant?: Do a pregnancy test. If negative it may be some irregularity due to peri menopause based on your age. Always best to check with your obgyn.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Any chance of preg?: 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Pregnancy and . . .: Pregnancy is the biggest concern/condition in a female of childbearing age who has missed her period. If she's not pregnant, then anovulatory cycles a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Late ovulation: Late ovulation, hands down, is the most frequent reason for a late period (period starts late.) for a missed period (doesn't come at all, ) pregnancy ... Read More

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