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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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What are the causes of 2 missed periods if i'm a virgin?

What are the causes of 2 missed periods if i'm a virgin?

Not ovulating: If you don't make an egg then your body might skip a cycle. If it becomes a repetitive issue then go to your gyn and have your hormones checked. ...Read more

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What causes anovulation? And are there any other causes for missed periods other than anovulation?

What causes anovulation? And are there any other causes for missed periods other than anovulation?

Multiple causes: Many hormonal factors can cause this issue. You are only 16 years old and your menstrual cycle may not be established or your homonal levels may need to be regulated with oral contracetives. I advise you to make an appointment with a gyn. ...Read more

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Which cancers cause missed periods?

Which cancers cause missed periods?

No relationship: Usually there is no relation of periods and cancer. But stress related to any serious illness can make periods irregular. Chemotherapy used to treat any cancer can also slow or evn stop periods for many months. ...Read more

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Would endometriosis cause a missed period?

Would endometriosis cause a missed period?

Depends: Irregular and missed periods happen due to irregular or missed ovulations, also from pregnancy and menopause. Endometriosis does not affect your cycle regularity. ...Read more

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Could mono be the cause of a missed period?

Could mono be the cause of a missed period?

Mononucleosis: If you have proven "mononucleosis" (Epstein-Barr disease) it can cause delays in ovulation which will postpone the onset of your period. If you have breast tenderness, nausea, get a serum HCG test to see if you might also be pregnant. ...Read more

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What causes a brownish discharge after a missed period?

What causes a brownish discharge after a missed period?

Brown discharge is: Usually old blood. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is >. ...Read more

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Could mononucleosis cause a missed period?

Could mononucleosis cause a missed period?

Yes: 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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What causes Missed period?

What causes Missed period?

Possible 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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Can nortrel cause missed periods?

Can nortrel cause missed periods?

Nortrel: Any medication conatining Progesterone and estrogen can delay your period. They are components of oral contraceptives and can cause this effect. Always consider pregnancy even thoug taking any hormonal therapy if missed period or any other medical condition. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my missed period?

What is the cause of my missed period?

Possible causes: 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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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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What might be some causes of a missed period?

What might be some causes of a missed period?

Missed period.: 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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What are the causes of a missed period of 11 days?

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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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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