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A 18-year-old member asked:

Im not taking birth control and i haven't had my period in 3 months but im not pregnant what's wrong with me?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Maybe nothing: Skipping a few periods every now and then may not indicate anything bad. Sometimes stress or weight fluctuations can lead to missed periods. If it doesn't pick back up though, see your doctor for some testing.
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