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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
9 years experience General Practice
Depends: Generally women who do not have regular periods without the help of birth control pills may have problems getting pregnant because their hormones are ... Read More
Dr. Kathleen Hands
67 years experience Endocrinology
No: Preference is minimum of 1 period every 3 months. Periods shed theining of the uterus and keeps it healthy. 4 periods per year is enough to maintain g ... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes if not on pills.: When not on pills, if you don't have regular periods, there may be a problem and needs to be evaluated by your doctor. If you are taking pills regular ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Take a HPT now.: 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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Not unusual: It is not unusual to have irregular periods after an abortion. If you are not takine meds and have no risk of being pregnant, don't worry it should r ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It can be normal, but it can be several other things as well. Some women can have light periods for several months after getting pregnant. If you r ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be normal: Although it is different in amount of bleeding, type of bleeding, and the color- it did come on time. I wouldn't worry, unless you begin having more f ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Several: See a gynecologist.
A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Irregular period: There is variation in period,which this may be , or could be a miscarriage. . HCG at this point may be negative but could check blood HCG and then f ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Variable: Resumption of ovulation after any pregnancy usually occurs by the third month after pregnancy ends, by whatever means.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possible reasons.: Reasons for irregularity include weight gain or loss, breastfeeding, alcohol use, eating disorders, marked emotional stress, endometriosis, uterine fi ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: Check a pregnancy test - if negative then continue the ring as before. The periods tend to get lighter when using the ring (or the pill) - so to occa ... Read More
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