A 33-year-old female asked:
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why do i have irregular periods , is it due to lupus?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: Chronic inflammatory disease such as lupus can effect menstrual periods. Discuss this with your gynecologist.
Answered on Jul 25, 2013
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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Irregular: Irregular and missed periods happen due to irregular or missed ovulations. By definition you have ovulatory dysfunction. This might be due to lupus, but more likely not - up to 30% of women have some ovulatory irregularity.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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