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Hi, I started my period 3 days early. I am currently dealing with getting over food poisoning and I am taking a pill call Dicyclomine every six hours.

Hi, I started my period 3 days early. I am currently dealing with getting over food poisoning and I am taking a pill call Dicyclomine every six hours.

Not to worry.: Having irregular vaginal bleeding or early period can occur while you are seek. Do not worry, just wait and see. If you start getting frequent irreular vaginal bleeding then you need to see your primary doctor or OB/GYN. ...Read more

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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What could cause a missed period the second ever cycle?

What could cause a missed period the second ever cycle?

Maybe normal.: Many young women have very irregular cycles when they first start having them. It may take 1-2 years before they become regular. You may only have a few cycles the first year. However, if you are sexually active you need to check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Missed period... No sex in past nine months what could be the cause?

Missed period... No sex in past nine months what could be the cause?

Many things.: Fever, illness, stress, travel, supplements, antibiotics, exercise or diet change, weight change, either gain or loss, sleep changes, moving in with new roommate, any number of possible explanations. Do any of these things apply in your case? If you continue to have interruptions in you cycle, or continue to not have a menstrual period, you need a exam to rule out hormone and metabolic problems. ...Read more

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Can low blood cause missed period?

Can low blood cause missed period?

Anemia: Can low blood cause missed period? I believe what you are refering is if having low hemoglobin level can cause a missed period. The body can sense that there is a low level of hemoglobin and hematocrit (blood components) and might cause a delay in your period to replenish itself. However don't rely on this and if missed period consider pregnancy or other medical condition. See your obgyn. ...Read more

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Can food poisoning delayed my periods?

Can food poisoning delayed my periods?

It is possible: Depending upon the severity of the episode -- but if you've had sexual exposure consider doing an hpt to be sure. ...Read more

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Can a corpus leteum cyst cause a missed period?

Can a corpus leteum cyst cause a missed period?

It is possible.: According to http://www. Ovarian-cyst-symptoms. Info/corpus-luteum-cyst. Html: corpus luteum cysts can cause 'menstrual changes such as missed or late periods for more than one cycle are common symptoms.'. ...Read more

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I have a a strong UTI and a missed period could that cause it to be late?

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Here are some. ..: Maintaining period regularity reflects how the ability of our bodies keeps up the needed homeostasis resulting from genetic factors + lifestyle + external insult. So, a severe UTI denotes you have suffered from severe insult to your body so possibly to tip over the needed balance and subsequently alter period regularity. But, if in doubt, see gyn-doc for counseling in detail timely. Best wish. . ...Read more

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Help please! Could being overweight and stressed cause longer and missed period?

Missed period: Yes, being overweight in itself can cause delay periods. Life stressors in itself can cause also delays in your period. See your obgyn for medical workup. Women your age can sometimes also develop missed periods when they are close to menopause. ...Read more

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Can having fibroids cause missed period?

Fibroids: Fibroids can cause prolonged periods, heavy periods, spotting, painful menstruation ; frequent periods. They don't normally cause a missed period. ...Read more

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Missed period, elevated ESR and crp. What could be cause?

Missed period, elevated ESR and crp. What could be cause?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I had tubes tied 10 years ago but have not had a period for 3 months. I would like to know some possible causes of the missed periods.

I had tubes tied 10 years ago but have not had a period for 3 months. I would like to know some possible causes of the missed periods.

Pregnancy test first: Tubal ligations fail occasionally, and when they do it is often a tubal pregnancy, so you must rule out pregnancy first. Otherwise many things can disrupt your cycles including stress, weight gain or loss, various illnesses, diet changes. A basic evaluation is appropriate at this time. ...Read more

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Can high dhea sulfate level (599 mcg/dl) be caused by no reason at all and go down on its own? Missed period, but got it again 3 months later?

Can high dhea sulfate level (599 mcg/dl) be caused by no reason at all and go down on its own? Missed period, but got it again 3 months later?

High DHEA: Women with high dhea levels often have pcos which is a condition that can cause irregular period. Pcos is a condition that is still poorly understood. Not all women with pcos have polycystic ovaries which is one of the reasons why the name of this condition will be undergoing some changes in the future. ...Read more

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Pls help. I'm preg 13.6 by uts bpd on6/11. my LMP was 2/12. I missed period on 3/14. contact on 3/14 an 3/26 only. From which contact cause my preg?

Either are potential: If you were 13 w 6 days on 6/11, them your LMP is off, meaning you ovulated later. Conception date was about March 20, which was 6 days from either exposure. If you are concerned about paternity, you may need to check a paternity test after the baby is borm. ...Read more

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Took Plan B durin period. Missed period for 2 months! Got period this month. Can Plan B still cause it after effect is gone from bod within a few days?

Took Plan B durin period. Missed period for 2 months! Got period this month. Can Plan B still cause it after effect is gone from bod within a few days?

No: The Plan B cleared from your system long ago and had nothing to do with you skipping a period. Occasionally using Plan B will cause a little bleeding but it will not prevent periods. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal cramping and a missed period for four days??

Various...: There are various possibilities. First check for pregnancy. If test is negative, infection, ovarian cysts, hormonal imbalances, among others. Try to get seen ASAP to check for a definite diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can kidney stones cause a missed period?

Can kidney stones cause a missed period?

No: Unless the extreme stress caused by pain could possibly cause it, u need to see your gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can wheaning a child cause a missed period?

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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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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Can low iron in the body cause missed period?

Can low iron in the body cause missed period?

No: Missing a period, means less blood loss which usually will cause less iron depletion. However in cases of severe malnutrition, such as seen with anorexia, a woman can stop menstruation and have low iron but it is not the cause. If your periods are less frequent and flow is not heavy, your doctor should check for other causes of low iron. ...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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What can cause pink spotting after a missed period?

What can cause pink spotting after a missed period?

Late period: If you do not have a period when it is due, you either didn't ovulate and are not going to have a period, you conceived and are pregnant and will not have a period, or you ovulated later than usual and you period will be late. If you are unsure, have a negative pregnancy test, and continue to bleed, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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How much stress will it take to cause a missed period?

How much stress will it take to cause a missed period?

Variable: There is no set amount of stress that could cause a missed period. Any emotional or physical stress can cause this. If you are sexually active, you should do a pregnancy test. You should also contact your doctor if you have missed periods. ...Read more

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Was wondering how much stress does it take to cause a missed period?

Was wondering how much stress does it take to cause a missed period?

Any level of stress: Any level of stress, whether it is physical, psychological or emotional, can cause you to skip a period. If you are sexually active, pregnancy is always a possibility! Get tested! ...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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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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Missed period im a week late. Now I spot only after sex. But no period. I never had this issue before, what could cause this?

Missed period im a week late. Now I spot only after sex. But no period. I never had this issue before, what could cause this?

Usually: Late periods are almost always due to late ovulations or pregnancy. A home pregnancy test is a good start if you are sexually active. This also happens due to persistent cysts. ...Read more

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Aways had reg periods 29 day cycle however nov I missed period dec-feb exactly 34 days apart I received spotting, march spottin @29 days. What causes?

Aways had reg periods 29 day cycle however nov I missed period dec-feb exactly 34 days apart I received spotting, march spottin @29 days. What causes?

Are you sexual activ: Your normal periods stopped in december. If you are sexual active pregnancy test was indicated. The spotting and resumption of menses could indicate early pregnancy termination. If conception is not possible the the question will be if you have other issues like weight gain or loss or start intense exercise. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze. . . are all ...Read more


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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more