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Not pregnant, never missed a period, no period for 4 mos now. has lupus & is hypothyroid. taking meds for those . 43 yrs old,want to induce period. ?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Hypothyroid: check the thyroid level, if underactive, her medication needs to be adjusted as this may cause missing periods. Also at 43 some women can have an early peimenopause. Ask women in the family when they went into menopause.

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