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Can Endometriosis Cause Missed Periods
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
Agree w Dr Pappas: 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
Delayed ovulation: If you didn't ovulate on time or didn't ovulate at all, it doesn't mean you can't get pregnant. Still, it makes it harder to plan when to conceive. You can track and confirm ovulation with an ovulation predictor kit or talk to your doctor about medications that can help you to ovulate more consistently. ...Read more
No... : No... Menstrual cramps do not directly cause ovarian scarring. However, the presence of severe menstrual cramps, may be a sign of endometriosis. Endometriosis is a condition often associated with severe menstrual cramps, pelvic pain and also painful intercourse. Endometriosis can often have an adverse effect on a woman's fertility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irregular Menses: It is common for young women to miss periods, or have them come late, especially with excessive stress, weight loss, or exercise. If you did not ovulate (release an egg in the middle of your menstrual cycle) your period can be very light or not come at all. It may be heavier the following month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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