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What are some reasons i might have skipped two periods?

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Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Pregnancy: In addition to pregnancy, this could be related to hormone changes, breastfeeding, medication, thyroid problems, polycystic ovarian syndrome, primary ovarian failure, menopause.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

How is it that I've skipped two periods?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Reasons: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy.

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Last updated Sep 21, 2013

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