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What can cause a late period to occur?

What can cause a late period to occur?

Late: 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 more

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Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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What are some possible causes of late period?

What are some possible causes of late period?

Agree w Dr. Ingram: 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 more

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What could cause a late period in young gir;l?

What could cause a late period in young gir;l?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, ^ 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 more

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Can late ovulation cause late period ?

Can late ovulation cause late period ?

Yes: The time from ovulation to the next period is usually 12-14 days. This is the most reliable part of the cycle. The time before ovulation can be shorter or longer causing the variability in length of cycle. ...Read more

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What causes spotting before a late period?

What causes spotting before a late period?

Sometimes hormones: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a period changes 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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Can playing field hockey cause a late period?

Can playing field hockey cause a late period?

Excessive exercise: Can , it can affect your hormones, or excessive exercise can make it so u do not prodcue enough endometrial tissue due to lack of estrogen to get a period. ...Read more

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Can late ovulation cause late period next time?

Can late ovulation cause late period next time?

Yes: The period will consistently come about two weeks after ovulation, so if ovulation is late the period will be late. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cause you to have a late period?

Can antibiotics cause you to have a late period?

Yes.: Some antibiotics can interfere with certain types of birth control medications. Try a pregnancy test or consult your physician or clinic for more advice. ...Read more

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My period is 7days late.What are the causes of late period?

My period is 7days late.What are the causes of late period?

Variable: A delayed period is usually related to hormone levels. Obviously, a common reason pregnancy. Hormone producing ovarian cysts, polycystic ovaries, thyroid dysfunction, stress, missed ovulation and various other issues may delay menses. This is usually not an issue if late menstrual period onset is a single event. ...Read more

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Could prescription medicine for a cold cause a late period?

Unlikely: Unlikely, but no way to tell without knowing what the prescription was. ...Read more

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Would using antibiotics cause my wife to have a late period?

Maybe: If your girlfriend is taking birth control pills as well, definitely. In fact, she may be pregnant. Ask her to take a pregnancy test if she is late. If she is not on the pill then it is unlikely that the cause of a late period was the antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can taking venlafaxine (Effexor) cause a late period? If so why?

Can taking venlafaxine (Effexor) cause a late period? If so why?

Typically not: Also depends on how your cycles were prior to Venlafaxine. Occasional late period is common for a lot of women, factors such as travel, stress, climate change, weight changes can play a role also. If pregancy is a possibility, do a pregnancy test Best Wishes ...Read more

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Having something wrong with your kidneys can it cause you to have a late period ?

Having something wrong with your kidneys can it cause you to have a late period
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Yes, not common: Chronic or sometimes acute kidney disease can affect mentrual cycles, but it's not a common reason. ...Read more

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Can a cold cause a late period?

Extremely unlikely: I'd consider other causes of a late period. ...Read more

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What might be some causes of a late period?

What might be some causes of a late period?

Depends on how late: There is a difference between being later than expected and abnormal. The menstral cycle can very from 21-36 days so whats late to you may be considered normal medically. ...Read more

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Can exercising cause a late period and if so how late?

Can exercising cause a late period and if so how late?

Endurance athletes w: Very low body fat, women who are over-exercising (esp with weight loss) or acute, marked ^ in exercise can cause late periods of variable duration. ...Read more

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Dr. Mary David
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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

The normal range of a menstrual cycle is 28-32 days. Generally a cycle is considered delayed if it goes beyond 32 days, however, this must be tempered ...Read more