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A 17-year-old female asked:

I'm 16 and haven't started my period. my doctor said hormones and birth control, if i don't will that affect my ability to conceive in the future?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Period: No, if you delay the onset of your period you will still be able to concieve
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