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How to skip a period naturally?

Naturally?: Naturally? There is really none. Some oral contraceptives can impact number of periods. ...Read more

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How common is it to skip a period after surgery?

How common is it to skip a period after surgery?

No: It is not normal, but may be possible. Stress can cause a missed period. Antibiotics given around surgery may make oral contraceptives less effective as well, so pregnancy is a possibility. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to skip a period because of high stress levels?

Are there any ways to skip a period because of high stress levels?

Yes stress can have: That effect. 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 common is it to skip a period?

How common is it to skip a period?

Possible causes: 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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Is it bad to skip a period for two months?

Is it bad to skip a period for two months?

Yes: Do a pregnancy test for this is the most likely reason. It is not uncommon to miss a period. Need to see a OB doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to skip a period while your onbirth control? I'm on the patch.

Is it possible for you to skip a period while your onbirth control? I'm on the patch.

Yes, it is possible.: The contraceptive patch contains powerful synthetic Estrogens and progestogens, on purpose distorting the normal physiology of the menstrual cycle, for the desired effect of avoiding gestation. Ovulation is not taking place, the cervical mucus thickens and the uterine lining is thinning out so much, to the point where there is no withdrawal bleeding when you remove the patch. ...Read more

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Is it normal to skip a period if you're under stress, when your period has been regular for 8 years? What could be some other causes?

Is it normal to skip a period if you're under stress, when your period has been regular for 8 years? What could be some other causes?

Irregular periods: 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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Is it OK to skip a period once while on the pill?

Yes: As long as you are faithful about taking it, it should be effective. With the newer, very low dose pills in particular, periods tend to be very light and sometimes nonexistent. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to skip a period while you're on the pill?

Are there any ways to skip a period while you're on the pill?

Yes: If the lining of the womb gets very thin, which it sometimes does after years on the pill, there might be nothing to shed, so a 'missed period'. The protection from pregnancy is still in effect. ...Read more