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I have a missed or late menstrual period? Who do I tell?

I have a missed or late menstrual period? Who do I tell?

Pregnancy test: Do a pregnancy test and if positive go and see your gyn doctor. Also if you see or feel something suspicious( abnormal discahrge, pain) go se your doctor as well. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period. When should I take a test it's been 4 days?

I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period. When should I take a test it's been 4 days?

Now: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Missed or late menstrual period (Tip)

Pay special attention to your food habits during ur periods.It can help u solve ur menstrual cramps. ...See more

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Managing Menstrual Cramps (Checklist)

Track your periods
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Tell your gynecologist what works for your pain
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Try taking NSAIDs the day before your period starts, if you can take them
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Ask your gynecologist about using birth control pills to control menstrual cramps
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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: No menstrual periods. What should I do?

I am experiencing  missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: No menstrual periods. What should I do?

Irregular menses: Your irregular menses and amenorrhea are likely hormonal in nature. In other words you likely have a hormonal imbalance, assuming you are pre-menopausal. See your Gyn for hormonal testing; there are many new and safe hormonal replacement therapies. ...Read more

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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: No menstrual periods. What should I do?

I am experiencing  missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: No menstrual periods. What should I do?

Consider HPT: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: No menstrual periods. What should I do?

I am experiencing  missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: No menstrual periods. What should I do?

For how long?: Take a pregnancy test and if negative then consult a physician about it. More information is needed to help you appropriately. ...Read more

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I am experiencing no menstrual periods. The following also describes me: Missed or late menstrual period. What should I do?

I am experiencing  no menstrual periods. The following also describes me: Missed or late menstrual period. What should I do?

Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period and irregular menstrual periods.

I am experiencing  missed or late menstrual period and irregular menstrual periods.

Irreg period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: Irregular menstrual periods. What should I do?

I am experiencing  missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: Irregular menstrual periods. What should I do?

Irreg period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods and missed or late menstrual period. What should I do? Is there anything to worry about? Am I normal?

I am experiencing  irregular menstrual periods and missed or late menstrual period. What should I do? Is there anything to worry about? Am I normal?

Likely normal: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: Irregular menstrual periods. What should I do?Negative prego tes

I am experiencing  missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: Irregular menstrual periods. What should I do?Negative prego tes

Irreg menses: At your age, delayed ovulation will of course make the menstrual event delayed as well, but if your period does not begin in a week or two (whatever you have come to expect) get a serum HCG test from your healthcare provider which will accurately detect early pregnancy. You should see your gyn provider to begin a more certain method of contraception. ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods and missed or late menstrual period. The following also describe me: No menstrual periods and Weight gain. What should I do?

I am experiencing  irregular menstrual periods and missed or late menstrual period. The following also describe me: No menstrual periods and Weight gain. What should I do?

Irreg period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period. I also have took pregnancy tests, and they were negative. ?

I am experiencing  missed or late menstrual period. I also have took pregnancy tests, and they were negative. ?

Possible Reasons: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period and irregular menstrual periods (quality: spotting between periods) . ?

I am experiencing  missed or late menstrual period and irregular menstrual periods (quality: spotting between periods) .

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Many causes: This could be caused by many different things. Pregnancy should first be ruled out. You should also have your thryoid checked, as well as a hormone called prolactin which is released in the brain. Sometimes, it can also be normal at your age to just have irregular menstrual periods that will become more regular over the next couple of years. It is probably best to see a doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods and missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: Mood swings. What should I do?

I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods and missed or late menstrual period. The following also describes me: Mood swings. What should I do?

Need medical checkup: Irregular menses in a young woman requires further evaluation to determine the cause. If you have not checked a pregnancy test, that would be a good start. If it is negative, see a doctor who will evaluate you for thyroid problems, hormonal issues, and other conditions like polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more