A 33-year-old male asked:
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what is the definition or description of: delayed menstrual period?

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Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: The normal range of a menstrual cycle is 28-32 days. Generally a cycle is considered delayed if it goes beyond 32 days, however, this must be tempered by the individual's norm.
Answered on Dec 17, 2017

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