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Is it normal to miss a period while having paragard?

Is it normal to miss a period while having paragard?

Yes: Missing periods occasionally, with or without a paragard, is perfectly normal. To have a monthly period, you have to ovulate (release an egg). For a variety of reasons, that may not happen every month. The paragard, without hormones, makes no difference here. However, if you're using Mirena (levonorgestrel) with it's Progesterone supplementation, you may find you stop having periods altogether. ...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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I have a paragard iud for almost 2 years. My last period was january 25, 2016.i had pink spotting a week before my missed period and a week after? Preg?

I have a paragard iud for almost 2 years. My last period was january 25, 2016.i had pink spotting a week before my missed period and a week after? Preg?

Possibly: Although the IUD is very effective in preventing pregnancy, a small chance exist. Take a pregnancy test to confirm. Pregnancy with an IUD can result in ectopic pregnancy, which can be life threatening. ...Read more

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Is it common to miss a period at 17? I had a pregnancy test by my doctor and it came back negative but I'm getting back and stomach cramps, no period.

Is it common to miss a period at 17? I had a pregnancy test by my doctor and it came back negative but I'm getting back and stomach cramps, no period.

Sometimes common: There is a broad number of reasons that your symptoms can occur. If you are sexually active then that number increases. Everything from endetriosis to missed period secondary to Olympic level exercise can result in missed period (s). Also depends on how long back and stomach issues have been occurring. See you primary care provider as soon as you are able while symptoms are still occurring. ...Read more

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How common is it to miss a period, but not be pregnant?

How common is it to miss a period, but not be pregnant?

Very: Your period could be delayed for many reasons including stress or hormonal irregularities. See you gyn for further advice. ...Read more

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Lamotrigine and missed period? Five days late. How common is the medicine w its effect of hormonal changes?

Lamotrigine and missed period? Five days late. How common is the medicine w its effect of hormonal changes?

Most importantly: About Lamotrigine is it's effect on folate metabolism. If you are mthfr 677 or 1298 positive, and you doc has given you "regular" folic acid, you likely can't use it. 84% of us population has this defect. You need l-methylfolate, b6, ; B12 to keep the biochemical circle going right and supplying you with serotonin, dopamine, nor-epi ; melatonin. Mthfr also effects fertility, so important to treat. ...Read more

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Would it be healthy to miss a period while on the pill?

Would it be healthy to miss a period while on the pill?

It could happen: 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 I miss a period while on birth control and not be pregnant? I am on a bc with only 4 white sugar pills.

Yes: Any number of things including stress and exercising a lot can cause a missed period, however you may want to take a pregancy test if you have been sexually active. ...Read more

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For what different reasons a woman can miss a period?

For what different reasons a woman can miss a period?

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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Is it normal for a women to miss a period for 3 months?

Is it normal for a women to miss a period for 3 months?

If it had been: Regular then it is not normal. Please see your gynecologist. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders, anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy ...Read more

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Can stress cause you to miss a period?

Can stress cause you to miss a period?

Yes: Whether it is physical, emotional or psychological in origin, stress can cause a patient to have irregular cycles or skip a period. Pregnancy is always a possibility if you are sexually active. Get tested! ...Read more

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Can the nuvaring make me miss a period?

Yes: A common side effect of hormonal contraception is making periods very light or missing periods. I would check a pregnancy test anyway as no contraceptive is 100% effective. ...Read more

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Can I miss a period and still be spotting?

Can I miss a period and still be spotting?

Missed period: Hi, if you have missed a period and you have spotting you might want to take a home pregnancy test to make sure you are not pregnant, ...Read more

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Does stress can cause you to miss a period?

Yes: Extreme stress can often cause you to have s delayed or even miss a period. Likewise, extreme exercise can disrupt your cycle. Anxiety & stress can cause all kinds of negative physcial reactions to the stress - it is your body's way ot dealing with the stress. If you remain in constant stress, seek help from a counselor or psychologist or possibly even short-term medication therapy will be needed. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a period after surgery?

Is it normal to miss a period after surgery?

It can be.: Surgery is a stressful event for the body and for many women, stress can have a major effect on their menstrual cycle. The location and type of surgery can also influence menstruation. If you have not had unprotected sex, then the stress of surgery is the likely culprit for a missed period. ...Read more