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Day 68 in my cycle. 39 days past period. Negative test results. Why am I late?

Day 68 in my cycle. 39 days past period. Negative test results. Why am I late?

Lots possible: There are many causes of skipped periods. Possible causes include stress, thyroid disorders, elevations in prolactin hormone, polycystic ovarian syndrome, eating disorders, excessive exercise, medications, premature menopause and a few others. It's ok to watch for now to see if the cycle goes back to normal next month. But if it doesn't talking to a gynecologist would be helpful. ...Read more

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My period has always been regular. I am 16 years old but for the past 2 cycles my period has been a week early. Now I am 1.5 week early again?

My period has always been regular. I am 16 years old but for the past 2 cycles my period has been a week early. Now I am 1.5 week early again?

Need not to worry: menses in teenagers can sometimes happen every 20 days rather than the typical 28-30 days so I won't necessarily call it major change in events however if other changes take place such as more pain or more flow happen (or skipping months for that matter), then you should alert your physician to check out your pubertal hormones namely your LH/FSH/prolactin and androgens in addition to your thyroid ...Read more

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I have small amount of facial hair on upper lip, past period cycles were 36, 32, 37, 36, 31, 28, 37. Could this suggest PCOS? No birth control&normal weight

I have small amount of facial hair on upper lip, past period cycles were 36, 32, 37, 36, 31, 28, 37. Could this suggest PCOS? No birth control&normal weight

Maybe: Women who have PCOS often have hair in areas typically considered masculine. But that is not the only reason for this hair growth. It could be an inherited tendency or a sign of a hormone or thyroid problem as well. ...Read more

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2 day period?

2 day period?

Possibly normal: Without any more information, such as what is normal for the patient, or if hormonal contraception is involved, or any contraception at all; this may be perfectly normal, not a sign of a problem, or early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Period for two weeks?

Period for two weeks?

See your doctor: A period longer than a week is abnormal. Please see your gynecology doctor for evaluation and an examination. ...Read more

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Period issues, ughhhh?

Be more specific: Sorry but with only ughhhh not sure what the problem really is...Can you be more specific? ...Read more

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Irregular, weird period?

Irregular, weird period?

If it occurs this: Once - wouldn't be concerned. If it becomes a pattern would seek out evaluation by your physician or gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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Is a 1-day period normal?

Is a 1-day period normal?

Not consistently: Not on a consistent basis, but if it's happened once or twice its likely not to worry about. I'm also assuming you mean when not on ocp or hormonal medication. ...Read more

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Why is period 7 days late?

Why is period 7 days late?

Don't know why: 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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How is softcup for period?

I have been told: That they are effective, convenient, can be left in longer than a tampon and can be used while swimming or active in other sports. ...Read more

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Does tmporari stop period?

I have tried to: Research 'tmporari' ; can not locate it. Is there an alternate spelling? ...Read more

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How can you stop a period?

How can you stop a period?

You can't: At least not during. Menstruation roughly every 28 days lasting 3-5 days is a sign of a healthy, functioning woman who is still ovulating. That's a good thing.

Excessive, heavy or severely painful bleeding can be a sign of problems which need evaluation. ...Read more

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How to lighten up a period?

How to lighten up a period?

Birth control pill: If you are having heavy period, you might consider starting birth control pills. They can regulate the hormone and also regulate your period. ...Read more

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Period 10 days can you help?

Period 10 days can you help?

PCP/Gyn: Having long periods may be a normal variant for you since I don't know what is your regular pattern however you shoud visit your PCP/Gynecologist to evaluate causes for long periods such as fibroid, endometrial thickning includying other cause that coud be serious and should be checked immediately. ...Read more

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How to have period in 1day?

No really: Possible. You can ask your GYN about hormonal therapy to help shorten the length of your cycle ...Read more

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Could a period last 2 weeks?

Could a period last 2 weeks?

Unusual: If you are bleeding more than 7 days it is recommended you see your doctor.

This site is helpful in understanding your period:

http://womenshealth. Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/menstruation.Cfm. ...Read more

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How do I make period shorter?

How do I make period shorter?

Hormonally: Really, only birth control pills (or ring or Mirena (levonorgestrel) iucd), can shorten periods.

Some say that taking nsaids can shorten and lighten periods, but I don't find that works as a rule. Lysteda is a new drug in the usa that is approved for lightening up heavy periods--you take it for up to 5 days---expensive! (but non-hormonal! ...Read more

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What does a 2 day period mean?

What does a 2 day period mean?

Light Period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more

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How do I check my free period?

Unclear: More information is needed to answer your question. ...Read more

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