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How long can a girl miss her periods without being pregnant?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
There are other : Reasons for missing periods besides pregnancy. Take home pregnancy test if your period is late.Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds or med problems.

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A 17-year-old female asked:

If you live with another girl and your periods come at the same time could she miss her because i'm pregnant can she have these symptoms to?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
NO: Pure physiology of menstruation has nothing to do with living with another female and having similar period dates. When one female gets pregnant, it should have no bearing on the others cycle.

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