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How do I know if i missed my period?

How do I know if i missed my period?

MIssed Periods: This question appears self evident: if you did not get your period when you expected it you have missed your period. This situation means you need to find out why your period did not start on time. ...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


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How do I know if im pregnant i missed my period and I've been feeling queasy and dizzy ?

How do I  know if im pregnant i missed my period and I've been feeling queasy and dizzy ?

See below: Usually urine pregnancy test is a good start, doctors can orser blood test called qualitative HCG to see if you are really pregnant, to see how long you in the pregnancy, this will be followed thru by quantitative hcg. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex a day before my period. know I missed my period, about a week and four days late. I'm having light pinkish discharge with mucus?

I had unprotected sex a day before my period. know I missed my period, about a week and four days late. I'm having light pinkish discharge with mucus?

If your periods are: regular, it's unlikely that having unprotected sex the day before you expect your period could get you pregnant. The more relevant info is whether or not you had intercourse earlier in your cycle. Regardless, you ARE sexually active and your period IS late, so do a pregnancy test! Dr. Anne ...Read more

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If i miss my mensural period, whe am i suppose go for a test?

If i miss my mensural period, whe am i suppose go for a test?

If you miss 3: Periods - advise that you see your gynecologist or can be seen sooner (if you are normally regular). ...Read more

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Is it bad to miss a period?

Is it bad to miss a period?

No. It can happen.: 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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Could it be healthy to miss a period?

Could it be healthy to miss a period?

Occassionally: missed period can happen. Pattern of missed periods should be evaluated. ...Read more

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How is it that you can miss your period?

How is it that you can miss your period?

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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Could you tell me what are all the reasons you could miss a period?

Could you tell me what are all the reasons you could miss a period?

Some reasons: 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. ...Read more

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A friend of mine has pos and just missed her period is this normal ?

A friend of mine has pos and just missed her period is this normal ?

Late period: 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. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Recently, I have missed my period twice?

Recently, I have missed my period twice?

If sexually active,: Take a pregnancy test. If you miss x 3 get it checked -unless symptomatic.Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., pcos). ...Read more

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I miss my period it did not come on this month?

I miss my period it did not come on this month?

If sexually active -: take pregnancy test.Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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What should I do my period is missed for 7 days?

If you are sexually: Active - then go ahead and take a home pregnancy test. Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., pcos). ...Read more

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I have missed my period for 7 months and im still a virgin?

I have missed my period for 7 months and im still a virgin?

Unusual: I'm assuming by 96 in your name that you are 16. If your first period was within the past year, this is not unusual as it can take a year for the menstrual cycle to actually cycle into a rhythm. If you have been regular for several years already, this may or may not be a problem. We usually investigate after six months with no period. Usually, nothing horrible is wrong. ...Read more

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I have missed my period for 7 days, what could be the cause?

Many: The most common causes are pregnancy, not ovulating, other hormonal changes like menopause and some medications. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have hypothyriodism and missed your period?

What does it mean if you have hypothyriodism and missed your period?

Not uncommon: If this is a consistent problem, see your doctor for evaluation: lab test, pregnancy test...It's common to miss a period occasionally and might not be anything. If happens all the time, then there is a problem. ...Read more

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Why have do I have a missed/delayed period?

Why have do I have a missed/delayed period?

Many reasons : If you persistently have missed or irregular cycles, you need an evaluation for diagnosing the cause. See your gynecologist for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I know im ovulating if I've missed my period?

How can I know im ovulating if I've missed my period?

Probably didn't : When you ovulate you should either get a period about 2 weeks later or be pregnant. Occasionally a cyst can cause a delay, but otherwise no period means you did not ovulate. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more