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A 18-year-old female asked:

im 12 days late for my period and are having some symptoms also. irritability, headaches, mild cramps every now and then. but my test was negative.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Late period.: 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 (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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