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A 18-year-old female asked:

Im 18 and about 5'9"-5'10" and weigh 232lbs..can not having a period be because of my weight??

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 37 years experience
Unlikely: If you have missed your period, suggest you check a urine pregnancy test if its over 7-10 days late. You can miss periods early in life uf you just started to menstruate, but I am assuming you had regular periods for a few years by now
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