A 38-year-old member asked:
is it normal for the menstrual period to get delayed after losing virginity?
2 doctor answers
Dr. John Munshower answered
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: Losing your virginity should not alter the length of your period unless you miss it all together due to pregnancy.
Answered on Sep 14, 2013
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
A/W Dr. Munshower.: Unless you are pregnant - loss of virginity should not delay period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos).
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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