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A 31-year-old female asked:

32 yo. had egg white mucus day 16 and 17 of cycle. i've been abstinent. how often can stress cause delay or missed period? missed period harmful?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Stress can affect: cycles. If not pregnant, could be polycystic ovaries/ insulin resistance, or other causes. Missing periods, can cause an abnormal build up in the uterine lining, and should be treated.
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