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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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What leads to constipation and late period, together?

What leads to constipation and late period, together?

I would consider: pregnancy test at least 1 week after your late period, if your period never came. If negative, test again in 1 week. The longer you wait the more sensitive the pregnancy test becomes. If you start having a regular period then it's unlikely that you are pregnant. Otherwise you may be pregnant until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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I'm bloated on my left side with late period and constipation. I was constipated 1 week before my missed period. What could be going on??

I'm bloated on my left side with late period and constipation. I was constipated 1 week before my missed period. What could be going on??

Pregnant? : Check a pregnancy test. If not treat the constipation which is very common in the late teens. Try miralax or natural calm but be diligent with it not hit or miss! ...Read more

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I have pregnancy symptoms e.G constipation , food tasting like garbage, bad feelings, 2 mnts late period, doc urine test says negative can it b wrong?

I have pregnancy symptoms e.G constipation , food tasting like garbage, bad feelings, 2 mnts late period, doc urine test says negative can it b wrong?

Probably not: Modern pregnancy tests are quite good though they are tilted a little bit to be false negative (which is your question). It might come back negative even if you are pregnant if you are very early, if you are testing a very dilute urine sample (if you drink a lot of water for instance), or if the pregnancy is not normal and the levels are not rising or even falling. ...Read more

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I have nausea that is only controlled by eating. I also have constipation and a late period. Could these be connected?

I have nausea that is only controlled by eating. I also have constipation and a late period. Could these be connected?

Pregnant?: These would all definitely be possible signs of pregnancy. First off, take a home pregnancy test to see. That would be most common thing to link all your symptoms. If test negative, then need to look for another source of nausea. Constipation can be due to dehydration, not drinking enough, so make sure you drink until you pee is clear colored. ...Read more

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Please describe the things that can make your period late?

Please describe the things that can make your period late?

Late period: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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When you've been a little bit sick, is that enough to make your period late?

When you've been a little bit sick, is that enough to make your period late?

Yes, possibly: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can stressing make your period late?

Can stressing make your period late?

Yes: 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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Can anesthesia make your period late?

Can anesthesia make your period late?

Thanks for asking!: Anesthesia usually would not affect your period y itself . Pain, surgery, other stressors could very much affect your period. ...Read more

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