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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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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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Reasons for late period?

Reasons for late period?

Any chance of preg?: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… a visit to one’s ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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Missed period. What are possible reasons?

Missed period. What are possible reasons?

Missed period: Pregnany, thyroid dysfunction, elevated prolactin, premature ovarian failure, pituitary disease, abnormal weight gain and/or loss, among other reasons. ...Read more

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Reasons for late period, negative pregnancy test after four months of laproscopy for endometriosis. No pregnancy symptoms.

Reasons for late period, negative pregnancy test after four months of laproscopy for endometriosis. No pregnancy symptoms.

Not uncommon: This can happen to anyone, irregardless of whether they have history of endometriosis or not. Anovulation, or not releasing an egg can cause a missed or delayed period. ...Read more

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Missed a period but three negative tests no symptoms?

Missed a period but three negative tests no symptoms?

U need a work up: If u were my pt in coral springs, fl i would do an exam , blood work and an ultrasound and and if nothing is abnormal u can take some Progesterone to get a withdrawl period. ...Read more

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Reasons for anovulation?Regular cycle ever since but suddenly missed period for dec.Negative pt (2x)

Reasons for anovulation?Regular cycle ever since but suddenly missed period for dec.Negative pt (2x)

Cyst?: Although it is not uncommon to miss a cycle once a year, ovarian cysts can cause a cycle to be delayed or missed. Other hormonal issues can cause irregularities, such as thyroid or pituitary problems. If you cycle problems persist, see your provider! ...Read more

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What are possible reasons for missed periods besides pregnancy?

What are possible reasons for missed periods besides pregnancy?

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

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What are other reasons for missed periods other than pregnancy? I took a pregnancy test and it came back negative.

What are other reasons for missed periods other than pregnancy? I took a pregnancy test and it came back negative.

Top to bottom: Dysfunction of hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, adrenal gland, or ovaries. In english; prolactinemia, empty sella synd, hypothyroidism, cushing. Menopause, no ovulation, Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) anorexia, stress, malnutrition etc. See doctor. ...Read more

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I missed my period for last 2 months took pregnancy test all negative. What else causes 2 missed periods?

I missed my period for last 2 months took pregnancy test all negative. What else causes 2 missed periods?

Depends: You do not state your age. If it is the beginning of menopause, it is normal. If you are young it is not and it also depends on whether there are other symptoms. See youor doctor. ...Read more

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Pathology test for pregnancy before missing periods?

Pathology test for pregnancy before missing periods?

Blood test: A blood test for beta HCG may be positive before a missed period and would diagnose pregnancy, but a negative test will not rule out pregnancy. It is better to wait 4-5 after a misse period to do blood test or home test. ...Read more

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What are other reasons for a missed period other than pregnancy?

What are other reasons for a missed period other than pregnancy?

PCOS: If you've just missed one period and it doesn't happen often, then the most likely cause is probably stress. The most common cause of frequent missed periods is polycystic ovarian syndrome. The normal hormonal cycle is dysregulated, ovulation doesn't happen and your periods become very irregular. Pcos is associated with a lot of other metabolic problems, so it's best to be checked by your doc. ...Read more

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Off nuvaring for 2months now. Week late on period. Cramping for the past2weeks. Two negative pregnancy tests after missed period. Suggestions?

Off nuvaring for 2months now. Week late on period. Cramping for the past2weeks.  Two negative pregnancy tests after missed period. Suggestions?

It takes time: It will likely take time for your menstrual cycle to normalize on its own. If you don't have a period after a month, you can take another test or go in to see a physician and have a test done. In the mean time, unless you are trying to get pregnant, use a back up method (condoms) for birth control or abstain from sex. ...Read more

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What is reasons for a late period besides pregnancy?

What is reasons for a late period besides pregnancy?

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

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Tubes tied and missed period but negative pregnancy test. Possibilities?

Tubes tied and missed period but negative pregnancy test. Possibilities?

Possibilities: 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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irregular periods cause u to miss a period. Missed period over summer (spotting). Got period regular for 3 months. Now none And spotting??

 irregular periods cause u to miss a period. Missed period over summer (spotting). Got period regular for 3 months. Now none And spotting??

See below: Assuming your not pregnant, there are a large number of causes for skipped period or abnormal menstrual bleeding. Some of these include failure to ovulate, severe emotional stress, obesity, anorexia, polycystic ovarian syndrome, other hormonal causes, diseases or abnormalities of the reproductive tract etc. Often the cause is unknown. SEE: http://bit.ly/19cKee5 http://bit.ly/1Cn3tey ...Read more

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Negative pregnancy test 2 weeks after missed period?. What could cause this missed period?

Negative pregnancy test 2 weeks after missed period?. What could cause this missed period?

Irregular periods : A pregnancy test would be accurate by now so you can trust the result. Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons for late period, other than pregnancy?

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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...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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A month late missed period still waiting?

A month late missed period still waiting?

Pregnancy test: If you are sexually active and did not use appropriate birth control you may be pregnant. You can perform a pregnancy test. See your doctor for proper care and discussion on what birth control may be appropriate for you. Also remember to practice safe sex, use condoms. Take care and stay safe. ...Read more

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