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Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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I've had several missed periods. Should I be concerned?

Well -: If you have missed 3 periods would recommend gynecological evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Hulse Dr. Hulse
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Missed periods (Tip)

Being too thin or too heavy can cause irregular periods. ...See more

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Living with Irregular Periods (Checklist)

Stop smoking
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Have your TSH, prolactin, and testosterone levels tested
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What are the causes of 2 missed periods if i'm a virgin?

What are the causes of 2 missed periods if i'm a virgin?

Not ovulating: If you don't make an egg then your body might skip a cycle. If it becomes a repetitive issue then go to your gyn and have your hormones checked. ...Read more

Dr. Asha Kamnani Dr. Kamnani
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Missed periods (Tip)

Keep a chart of your menstrual cycles. Ideal body weight with low carbs &amp; exercise helps. See a Dr. ...See more

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If i took a test anytime of month would it be accurate?(I'd be almost 9weeks,no missed periods,5 neg test,on pill miss sometimes,no sex messed around

If i took a test anytime of month would it be accurate?(I'd be almost 9weeks,no missed periods,5 neg test,on pill miss sometimes,no sex messed around

Secondary amenorrhea: If you miss period and to do HCG quantitative test if negative then you need a complete workup for secondary amenorrhea and no point to repeat tests for pregnancy and there are various reason for miss period including stresses, overwt., esp. hormone imbalance etc. Do please have a Gyn visit soon ...Read more

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What causes Missed period?

What causes Missed period?

Possible reasons: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem(polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Missed periods (Tip)

Start a menstrual calendar to help your doctor better understand your cycling pattern. ...See more

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What is considered a missed period?

What is considered a missed period?

It never came: In hindsight, a missed period would be a late period that never came (even after waiting 2-3 weeks). Some people use the words "late period" and "missed period" to mean the same thing... so a woman might say she has a missed period if her period is a day or two late. The definition isn't written in stone, and that's probably fine. ...Read more

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Why would I have had a missed period?

Why would I have had a missed period?

Many reasons: There are a huge number of reasons too many to list here, but the number one reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Veena Govila Dr. Govila
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Missed periods (Tip)

Irregularity can be emotional or change of environment or exercise or hormonal . Check with your dr. ...See more

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What are the risk factors for Missed period?

What are the risk factors for Missed period?

Missed periods: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem(polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Missed periods (Tip)

Oligomenorrhea is not normal and can be related to lifestyle issues to be addressed w/ your md. ...See more

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Missed period for 3/4 months, should I be concerned?

Missed period for 3/4 months, should I be concerned?

At this point: Would encourage gynecological evaluation to determine cause. ...Read more

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Not nauseous, but missed period, am i pregnent?

Not nauseous, but missed period, am i pregnent?

Take HPT: 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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is a missed period normal?

Is a missed period normal?

It may be, BUT could be pregnancy: Pregnancy is certainly the most common reason for a missed period when sexually active. An anovulatory cycle (your ovary just does not release an egg that month), thyroid conditions, rapid weight fluctuations, extreme exercise, stress, etc. Are all other causes that may be possible. If you are having sex unprotected, check pregnancy tests, otherwise if you miss your next one too, see dr. For eval. ...Read more

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