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Missed Period (Definition)

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


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Missed period but tests came back neg?

Missed period but tests came back neg?

Missed 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does the EPT work after a missed period?

Does the EPT work after a missed period?

Yes: It can be used several days prior to period and thereafter. ...Read more

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Can wheaning a child cause a missed period?

Yes: If you are asking if changing status of breastfeeding can cause you to miss a period, then the answer is yes. It's also possible, that if you are exclusively breastfeeding, and you're past the 6 month mark, without birth control, that you're pregnant. If you've supplemented at all since birth, then also possible pregnant. Consider a pregnancy test if you're at all worried. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Missed period an negative test what is wrong?

Missed period: This could happen if you took the pregnancy test to early but often periods are just irregular at times. ...Read more

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After how many days is considered a missed period?

After how many days is considered a missed period?

Semantics: If you are regular, and a few days go by, you can state that your period is late or "missed" its normal date. By definition, if the whole cycle of normal days go by, then your period was missed in its entirety. ...Read more

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Missed period, negative tests, what could be wrong?

Many: You may not be pregnant, the test is inaccurate and needs to be redone, the pregnancy is too early for detection, there are labs that can be done to detect early pregnancy even when the store bought pregnancy test is inconclusive ...Read more

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Can I take a first response 8days befor my missed period?

Can I take a first response 8days befor my missed period?

Sure: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. It might be too early so repeat of negative if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Can smoking cause a missed period?

Can smoking cause a missed period?

Anovulatory cycles: During which an egg is not released, and there is no menstrual bleeding (period) are common in very young women and in women who are approaching the age of menopause, and in PCOS. Smoking does decrease fertility and increases the risk of anovulatory cycles; however, many women who smoke cigarettes continue to have regular periods. Smoking causes many other health problems. ...Read more

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What can be some reason of a missed period?

What can be some reason of a missed period?

Menstrual cycles: It is common for young women to skip a period or have irregular cycles. It is also more likely to happen if you are very athletic, gain or lose weight, using birth control pills, or have an eating disorder. Still, if you are sexually active, you could be pregnant. I would track your cycles to see if it happens often and see your doctor if you notice that it becomes more irregular. ...Read more

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Can implantation occur after missed period?

Can implantation occur after missed period?

Unlikely: Implantation usually occurs about 7 to 10 days after conception - the period almost always occurs 14 days after ovulation if conception does not occur. Implantation would happen before the period would be due. ...Read more

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Why and how does stress cause a missed period?

Why and how does stress cause a missed period?

Unknown: The reason is unknown, but the hormone cycle that happens is sensitive, and can easily be thrown off. Stress hormones influence the release of the hormones from the brain that control the cycle, but why and how it happens is not known. ...Read more

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White dischrage after missed period of 10 days?

White dischrage after missed period of 10 days?

White discharge: Need more information. Could be normal if discharge seems ok ...Read more

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What does lots of discharge & missed period mean?

What does lots of discharge & missed period mean?

Many possibilities: These symptoms can mean several different things including a pregnancy. Please see you gynecologist soon. ...Read more

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11 days missed period negative test am I pregnet?

11 days missed period negative test am I pregnet?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Is implementation bleeding the same as a missed period?

Is implementation bleeding the same as a missed period?

Not really: Bleeding doesn't usually occur with implantation. However implantation would occur before your period (missed period). ...Read more

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Missed period for a week from due date, should I be concerned?

Missed period for a week from due date, should I be concerned?

Yes: One week from your normal cycle due date is not always abnormal, but it would be wise to be checked for pregnancy since many tests are available to be able to detect early pregnancy so that you can make changes in your life style such as not smoking or drinking alcohol to make sure the pregnancy goes well ...Read more

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If you spot throughout your entire period is that considered a missed period?

Anovulatory bleeding: It likely represents anovulatory bleeding rather than she'd endometrium of a normal cycle. ...Read more

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What can cause a UTI & a missed period?

What can cause a UTI & a missed period?

Irregular menses: This can be the result of having any form of infection, inflammation, emotional disturbance, and so on and so on. Your menstrual regularity is often dependent upon your overall health and UTI can cause it to become irregular. ...Read more

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Can a missed period be related to cancer?

Can a missed period be related to cancer?

Not likely: Missed periods usually don't mean cancer. Excessive bleeding however can be more concerning. ...Read more

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One month missed period and negative hpt?

One month missed period and negative hpt?

Irregular cycle: Many things can cause changes in the regularity of your cycle besides pregnancy. It is not uncommon for cycles to be irregular for the first couple of years after starting. Additionally, illness, stress, excessive exercise, excessive weight loss and diet changes can cause changes in your pattern. If your cycle does not return soon, see your doctor for 'secondary amenorrhea'. ...Read more

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Positive hpt 10 days before missed period?

Positive hpt 10 days before missed period?

Sure: The new super sensitive tests claim to show positive about 8 days after conception. There are a few possibilities. 1) you ovulated a little early this cycle, 2) you conceived last cycle and mistook your implantation bleeding for a period, 3) the test is wrong. I'd get a blood test to confirm. ...Read more

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Can stress be the reason for a missed period?

Can stress be the reason for a missed period?

Stress and menses: Stress can certainly interfere with menstrual cycles. Whether or not this is the cause of your period problems, only you and your doctor can say. Please bring this up with him or her. Help is available if you want it. ...Read more

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Can stress be the reason for a missed period?

Stress and periods: Yes, emotional stress and physical stress (anorexia, or chronic illness) can cause missed periods. Blood pregnancy tests can be helpful if urine tests are negative in the setting of a truly missed period. If periods are missed for 3 consecutive menstrual cycles in an adult female, formal evaluation and testing by your family physician and gynecologist is warranted. ...Read more

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Will taking levothyroxine cause a missed period?

Will taking levothyroxine cause a missed period?

Unlikely: Any thyroid dysfunction or imbalance of the thyroid hormones can affect ovulation and cause irregular periods. If the dose of shynthroid is ether too high or too low it can affect your periods but it usually requires very unbalanced thyroid hormones in order for it to inhibit ovulation. I would exclude other causes for a missed period such as pregnancy, stress. ...Read more

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Any reason why am I bleeding after a missed period?

Any reason why am I bleeding after a missed period?

Possible misscarriag: It could mean you are late on your normal cycle pattern and just starting your normal cycle, if you are pregnant could represent early miscarriage, it may be normal spotting even if you are pregnant, it would always be advisable to be evaluated by your family doctor or your Gynecologist to fully determine the underlying cause ...Read more

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Help! Really worried? I missed period while on birthcontrol?

Help! Really worried? I missed period while on birthcontrol?

Missed period: Some birth control can make you miss your period. No worries. Just get a pregnancy test and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Enlarged Spleen (Definition)

Enlarged spleen = splenomegaly= enlargement/ increased size of the digestive organ that is just ...Read more