A member asked:

My period came 3 days early last month. this month, it is 3-4 days late. they have been getting lighter in flow each month. why is this? stress? i have not had sexual intercourse.

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Dr. John Berryman answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Irregular periods ?: Period irregularities can be caused by delays in ovulation, which are affected by stress (work, school, emotional, etc.). If no sexual contact has occurred, and this continues, one solution would be to ask your physician about low does oral bcp's, which will give you regular periods without the effect of external stress.

Answered 12/24/2019

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