A member asked:

Im 27 a virgin. ive never missed a period before& keep a journal. i tried the keto diet for a month and missed my period. got off of keto after that month and have now been bleeding for 3 weeks! im not sexually active and im not on birth control.

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Some basics: Women who are regular by nature can occasionally miss a cycle for a number of reasons. A drastic diet change may or may not be the trigger. It can represent a failure to release an egg, which paces the cycle & this failure may mean an estrogen dominated buildup of uterine tissue that will breakthrough later as a prolonged menses. If this continues contact your doc. It may just reset your system.

Answered 10/5/2020

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