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Period 8 days late no other symptoms of pregnancy period normally irregular. what is the likely-hood of pregnancy?

Period 8 days late no other symptoms of pregnancy period normally irregular. what is the likely-hood of pregnancy?

Pregnant??: possibly if you are having sex - irregular menses make unprotected sex - complicated since you generally can't rely on the "lateness" of the period. I would wait a week and repeat the test if you still haven't gotten your period. Do you want to be pregnant?? if not you need to use some sort of birth control If you do - you normally ovulate on the 14 th day after you start your mense ...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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A day late of menstrual cycle. Cramps & brown looking blood. Delayed menstrual cycle?

A day late of menstrual cycle. Cramps & brown looking blood. Delayed menstrual cycle?

Likely: But if any chance you are pregnant, best to check home pregnancy test on first morning urine and if negative repeat in 7-10 days. If positive, need Gyn eval. Hope this helps. Best of luck Dr R ...Read more

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Does missed period or irregular period causes nausea?

Does missed period or irregular period causes nausea?

Depends: Irregular periods do not cause nausea unless you are pregnant and/or there are other underlying conditions that cause the irregular periods as well as the nausea such as emotional or physical stress, adrenal disease, excessive production of a hormone call prolactin etc.. If you have irregular periods +/- nausea you should see your OB gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Irregular bc pill use last month, missed period, period like cramps and gas. Are these signs of pregnancy?

Irregular bc pill use last month, missed period, period like cramps and gas. Are these signs of pregnancy?

Need pregnancy test: Asking for a blood betaHCG pregnancy test will help answer your question and concerns. If you are not pregnant, consider switching to the most effective methods of contraception, i. e.an intrauterine device or a subdermal implant. Remember to use condoms too and be safe. Oral contraceptive pills may not be best for you; are less effective than the forgettable Long-Acting-Reversible-Contraceptives. ...Read more

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What usually causes delayed menstrual period aside from pregnancy?

What usually causes delayed menstrual period aside from pregnancy?

Causes: 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 smoking cause missed menstrual periods?

Can smoking cause missed menstrual periods?

Yes: And early menopause! there are toxins in cigarette smoke that effect every part of your body. ...Read more

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Is stress the cause of my late menstrual period?

Is stress the cause of my late menstrual period?

Can be: Ruling out pregnancy first, then late menses can be due to stressful events like a near death experience, a close relatives passing, money worries, domestic abuse, etc. The pituitary is directly connected to a part of the brain called the hypothalamus and as a result brain signals can interfere with pituitary function delaying menses. ...Read more

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What're the causes of heavy bleeding with menstrual periods?

What're the causes of heavy bleeding with menstrual periods?

Heavy menstruation: There are anatomic causes due to pathologies of the uterus, such as polyps, fiboids, adenomyosis (endometriosis of the uterus, ) or pre-malignancies and malignancies. Non-anatomic causes include blood clotting problems, ovulation imbalances, medications and external hormones, etc.. ...Read more

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What're reasons for a missed menstrual period other than pregnancy?

What're reasons for a missed menstrual period other than pregnancy?

Quite a few causes: I would venture to say that most women missed at least a period or two during their reproductive years without known causes, so this could be normal. Many have irregular periods so missing here/there is normal. Thyroid disease, adrenal disease, pituitary problem (i.E prolactinoma), ovarian failure, infections, rapid wt loss, malnutrition, excessive exercises are few examples. Consult doc. Good luc. ...Read more

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Cause of delay in menstral periods?

Cause of delay in menstral periods?

Some reasons: 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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can having hypothyroidism cause missed menstrual periods?

Can having hypothyroidism cause missed menstrual periods?

Yes: Yes and the periods will return to normal most of the time when the problem is corrected. ...Read more

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Missed period. NO feelings of pregnancy.

Missed period. NO feelings of pregnancy.

Take HPT: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem(polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. Take a home ...Read more

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Can stress about one's period cause a late menstral cycle?

Can stress about one's period cause a late menstral cycle?

Yes: Whether it is physical, emotional or psychological in origin, stress can cause a patient to have irregular cycles or skip a period. Pregnancy is always a possibility if you are sexually active. Get tested ! ...Read more

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What are menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

What are menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

Different causes: Menses occurs when there is not a pregnancy, so that the body can start over to get pregnant. Early pregnancy bleeding occurs for mostly unknown reasons. About 1/3 of women have early pg bleeding, perhaps 50% miscarry (1 reason) and then it stops with a normal pregnancy to follow. An ultrasound can reassure you of normal development at about 6 wks. Fetal hr means loss only 3-5%. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of missed menstrual period?

What could be the cause of missed menstrual period?

Many things: : Can cause missed periods, including : pregnancy, thyroid dysfunction, delayed ovulation (disrupting the normal hormone cycling that is needed for menstrual period to start -ovarian cysts can sometimes do this as well), gaining or losing a lot of weight can disrupt normal menstrual cycles, certain types of contraceptives (mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, birth control pills), new stresses, or certain medications. ...Read more

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+ LH surge. 16 days missed period. Sex during "ovulation window". Negative urine test x16. Period day 16 of missed period. What could be the reason?

+ LH surge. 16 days missed period. Sex during "ovulation window". Negative urine test x16. Period day 16 of missed period. What could be the reason?

Many: Hormone problems, possible cyst, possibly not enough tissue built up to bleed, if you were my pt. In coral springs, or boca raton, fl. Would do an exam blood preg test and other hormone tests and ultrasound, you may just need a dose of Progesterone to induce the period once the other tests have been done. ...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