Morgantown, West Virginia
A 21-year-old female asked:
What are multiple medical and psychological reasons for missing a period?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Some possibilities: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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