A 22-year-old female asked:
I have missed my period for 12 days and i think the reason can be stress as there where some major exams going on and also the last sexual activity was a month ago with protection what could be the reason?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Some normal women occasionally miss a cycle or two. Stress may be a contributing factor but it may happen without it. If it doesn't happen after enough time has passed some docs would offer meds to trigger a menses.
Reviewed Dec 31, 2022
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
It may be due to stress, but if you had sex since your last period, it would be prudent to do a home pregnancy test. Get HPV vaccine. Wish you good health! Safe sex: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/safer-sex-guidelines
Answered Dec 31, 2022
Last updated Dec 31, 2022
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