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Am I Just Starting My Period Late Again For A Reason
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
Menstruation: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more
8 dys late period but had a period twice in sept that was 7 days apart could this be the reason for no period in oct?
I got a late period but its only a dark brown blood not red and its been for almost 7 days.. What can be the reason...?
My periods are very regular. Every after 28 days i got it. But this time i have 2 days late period. What is the reason want to get pregnent?
I recently change my routine,woke up at 6 and sleep at 10.I used to sleep at 2-3am and woke up in the evening can that be a reason for my late period?
I doubt it. : Also, one late period does not a pattern make. Continue to monitor, & be sure to report any other unusual changes. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Pregnancy secondary: to sex is a reason. 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 (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am regular on my periods but this month i got 2 days late period. I am trying hard to get pregnent what is the reason for this delay if regular peri?
If >4 days late...: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… A visit to one’s Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more
Agree w Dr. Baker.: Folic acid is not the reason. 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 (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could be the reason for: late period, occasional cramping, & extremely sore breasts? I'm on birth control & i've taken 2 hpt, they were negative.
Birth Control!: Actually, you may have answered your own question. There are different types of hormonal birth control. Some have estrogen and progestin, others just progestin. Both are capable of altering a cycle and causing sore bresats as your body "adapts" to the medication. It is usually nothing to stress about. Keep with your bc plans, and use it as directed. A negative preg test is reassurring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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