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i havent had my period last september..but i had my period this oct 9..my bf and i had sex on oct 15..and on oct 20 my period came back. why?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Menstrual cycles: are not always regular. Some reasons for irregularity include weight gain or loss, breastfeeding, alcohol use, eating disorders, marked emotional stress, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, cervical polyps, anovulatory cycle, polycystic ovarian syndrome, excessive exercise & pregnancy.

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